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Centre for Sustainable Development

Est 2000 - home of the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

Studying at Cambridge

 

2005 Dr Edoardo Piano

New Approaches To Wastewater Treatment In Disaster Relief

Disasters can affect the provision of clean water and hygienic sanitation, which are crucial for maintaining public health. Excrete disposal in emergencies has often been a low priority. The selection of excreta disposal solutions is site and population-specific, and requires the consideration of environmental and social factors. A decision flowchart for the selection of appropriate sanitation solutions has been  generated to assist the relief engineer.

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Congratulations Alain - Green Officer at Wolfson College

Jun 23, 2017

TWO awards given to Wolfson College in this year's Cambridge University Green Impact Challenge.

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

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