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New MPhil Brochure available

New MPhil Brochure available

A new brochure about the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development is now available.

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MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

The ESD MPhil students had a successful fieldtrip to Mid Wales at the start of April. 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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Debate on nuclear energy

Debate on nuclear energy

Debate on nuclear energy (description by Alejandro Fiocco)

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Urban Flood Resilence blog

Urban Flood Resilence blog

Dick Fenner has create a blog on the need for multi functional design of sustainable urban drainage which is posted on the Urban Flood Resilence website.

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Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

"Investigating the association of healthcare-seeking behavior with the freshness of indoor spaces in low-income tenement housing in Mumbai."

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Seminar on "Decision Making Under Uncertainty" led by World Bank

Seminar on "Decision Making Under Uncertainty" led by World Bank

How do we design sustainable water resources, hydropower and dams infrastructure projects knowing that climate change and other variables are changing?

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Welcome ESD MPhil Students 17 -18

Welcome ESD MPhil Students 17 -18

We have 36 students this year from 18 different countries.

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Recent Publications from Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM)

Recent Publications from Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM)

A new report has been published by the Whole Systems Energy Modelling consortium (WholeSEM) examining key issues and priorities relating to the UK water-energy nexus under climate change.

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference and Annual Dinner 2017

ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference and Annual Dinner 2017

Many thanks to all the current students who took part in the annual dissertation conference - 17-19th July 2017.

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2017

ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2017

The MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development Dissertation Presentations will be held on 17 – 19 July 2017 in LT0, Engineering Department

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Congratulations Alain - Green Officer at Wolfson College

Congratulations Alain - Green Officer at Wolfson College

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

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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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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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New MPhil Brochure available

May 04, 2018

A new brochure about the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development is now available.

MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

Apr 18, 2018

The ESD MPhil students had a successful fieldtrip to Mid Wales at the start of April. 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.

Debate on nuclear energy

Mar 21, 2018

Debate on nuclear energy (description by Alejandro Fiocco)

New Thinking Sustainability Blog set up by class of 2016/2017

Mar 05, 2018

The class of 2016/2017 have started a new blog

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