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Congratulations Dick on promotion to Professor

Congratulations Dick on promotion to Professor

We are delighted to announce that Dr Dick Fenner has been promoted to Professor to take effect from 1st October 2017.

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ESD MPhil trip to Wicken Fen

ESD MPhil trip to Wicken Fen

Jeremy Purseglove who serves as chair for the National Trust’s Wicken Fen Local Committee took the students round the core wetland, the newly created Vision area and the proposed Vision land threatened by the Waterbeach New Town, explaining all the dilemmas and problems.

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 Empowering through Light: Women and Solar Home Systems in Rural Bihar, India

Empowering through Light: Women and Solar Home Systems in Rural Bihar, India

ESD MPhil student 2015-16, Shivi Chandna, has research published in Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange

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Solutions for the Global Water Crisis

Solutions for the Global Water Crisis

A new report on "Solutions for the Global Water Crisis" has been published by Citi under their Global Perspectives and Solutions series.

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Valencia Workshop Impact Assessment challenges April 2017

Valencia Workshop Impact Assessment challenges April 2017

3 current ESD MPhil students and Dr Dai Morgan, Deputy ESD Director are participating in a workshop in Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

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Field study tour to Mid Wales 2017

Field study tour to Mid Wales 2017

The ESD MPhil students had a successful fieldtrip to Mid Wales at the end of March. The purpose of the Field Trip was to visit a number of organisations dealing largely in Development, Energy, or Sustainable Technologies mostly in the context of mid Wales.

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Agri-Innovation 2017

Agri-Innovation 2017

Agri-Innovation is a networking session with young entrepreneurs, researchers and business people from Egypt and Cambridge looking at new opportunities and innovation in Agricultural waste.

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Dick Fenner at EPSRC Twenty65 Conference Manchester

Dick Fenner at EPSRC Twenty65 Conference Manchester

Dr Dick Fenner attended the EPSRC Twenty65 Conference in Manchester at the beginning of April and presented a paper on the spatial evaluation of multiple benefits from Sustainable Drainage Systems and Green Infrastructure flood management interventions.

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Congratulations Claire and Sam

Congratulations Claire and Sam

Claire Lambe (Womens boat) and Sam Wilson (Goldie boat) both took part in the Boat Race on Sunday 2nd April.

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Congratulations Garrett - Boak Student Support Fund

Congratulations Garrett - Boak Student Support Fund

Garrett Bray, ESD MPhil 16-17, has won support from the Boak Student Support Fund at Clare Hall College.

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Former ESD MPhil student becomes Vice Chancellor

Former ESD MPhil student becomes Vice Chancellor

Dr Jay Golden, ESD MPhil 02-03, has been selected as Vice Chancellor of research, economic development and engagement at East Carolina University, USA.

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Duncan McNicholl, PhD student, launches new book "Volunteer Voices."

Duncan McNicholl, PhD student, launches new book "Volunteer Voices."

Volunteer Voices: Key Insights from International Development Experiences Edited by Duncan McNicholl, PhD Student, Centre for Sustainable Devleopment

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Daniel Navarro Bermudez, ESD 13-14, wins Climathon London with FiltAir team

Daniel Navarro Bermudez, ESD 13-14, wins Climathon London with FiltAir team

Daniel, ESD13-14, is Graduate Sustainability Officer at Peabody Housing Association, London involved in many areas such as solar PV, renewable heat, energy efficiency and fuel poverty strategies.

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Nafisa Bhikhoo, ESD14-15, presents her research at ZEMCH 2016 in Malaysia

Nafisa Bhikhoo, ESD14-15, presents her research at ZEMCH 2016 in Malaysia

Nafisa Bhikhoo produced a dissertation titled “Energy Efficiency in Low Income Tropical Housing: A Study into Improving Thermal Comfort in Low Income Housing Designs in Thailand through the Effective Incorporation of Passive Design Strategies” as part of her Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil in 2014-15.

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ESD MPhil Students cross examine industry in policy enquiry

ESD MPhil Students cross examine industry in policy enquiry

For the final role play exercise of the Michaelmas term, the cohort were set the task of proposing policies to advance the sustainable development of the UK through the automotive industry.

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Wastewater Heat Recovery UK Reasibility

Wastewater Heat Recovery UK Reasibility

Understanding the viability of sewer wastewater heat recovery systems Stephanie Drenten ESD 15-16

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Goodbye and Thank you Peter!

Goodbye and Thank you Peter!

Professor Peter Guthire has now retired from the Centre for Sustainable Development.

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Job opportunity Research Assistant/Associate in Urban Flood Resilience (Fixed Term)

Job opportunity Research Assistant/Associate in Urban Flood Resilience (Fixed Term)

A position exists, for a Research Assistant/Associate in the Department of Engineering, to work on the EPSRC funded project "Achieving Urban flood resilience in an uncertain future", which will be delivered by a consortium of 9 UK Universities.

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Congratulations Tahawar

Congratulations Tahawar

Tahawar Hussain Syed was part of the winning Fitzwilliam College cricket team in the inter collegiate cricket cuppers competition.

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Congratulations Dick on promotion to Professor

Jun 15, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Dr Dick Fenner has been promoted to Professor to take effect from 1st October 2017.

ESD MPhil trip to Wicken Fen

Jun 15, 2017

Jeremy Purseglove who serves as chair for the National Trust’s Wicken Fen Local Committee took the students round the core wetland, the newly created Vision area and the proposed Vision land threatened by the Waterbeach New Town, explaining all the dilemmas and problems.

Empowering through Light: Women and Solar Home Systems in Rural Bihar, India

Jun 05, 2017

ESD MPhil student 2015-16, Shivi Chandna, has research published in Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange

Solutions for the Global Water Crisis

May 11, 2017

A new report on "Solutions for the Global Water Crisis" has been published by Citi under their Global Perspectives and Solutions series.

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