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Read more at: "Coping with Conflict in the Gaza Strip": article by Emma Houiellebeqc is featured in The Scholar

"Coping with Conflict in the Gaza Strip": article by Emma Houiellebeqc is featured in The Scholar

30 May 2022

An article by the CSD's PhD student Emma Houiellebecq is featured in the 2022 edition of The Scholar, a Gates Cambridge publication. Emma's work addresses the challenges of maintaining essential infrastructure, such as the provision of electricity and water, in the Gaza Strip. " Coping with Conflict in the Gaza Strip...


Read more at: Dr Dai Morgan recognised with prestigious teaching award
Dr Dai Morgan

Dr Dai Morgan recognised with prestigious teaching award

18 March 2022

Congratulations to Dr Morgan for being awarded a Pilkington Prize by the University for his excellence, innovation and leadership in teaching. He is one of 12 winners from across the University and the only academic from Engineering to be a recipient of the award this year. The Pilkington Prize awards were endowed and...


Read more at: Extreme Risk podcast from the University's Centre for Science and Policy features CSD's Dr Kristen MacAskill
Centre for Science and Policy - Science Advice and Government Podcast series

Extreme Risk podcast from the University's Centre for Science and Policy features CSD's Dr Kristen MacAskill

18 March 2022

Cambridge University's Centre for Science and Policy Podcast invites academic and policy experts to share their insights into some of the major challenges society faces today. Their latest series is focused on how science advice, data and evidence are used by decision makers in government. Dr Kristen MacAskill (Centre for...


Read more at: CSD researchers argue for action to ensure buildings are both net zero carbon and adaptable to a changing climate

CSD researchers argue for action to ensure buildings are both net zero carbon and adaptable to a changing climate

17 November 2021

A review of recently updated building sustainability assessment tools conducted by PhD student Ms Amie Shuttleworth and Assistant Professor Dr Kristen MacAskill of the Centre for Sustainable Development has found that there is significantly less focus on the integration of climate change adaptation compared with climate...


Read more at: Information session for prospective students, 12th Nov 2021, 16:30

Information session for prospective students, 12th Nov 2021, 16:30

4 November 2021

Live online information session and Q&A for prospective MPhil students, 12th November 2021. The University of Cambridge's Centre for Sustainable Development invites prospective students to a live online information session on the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development on Fri 12 th November at 16:30 (UK time...


Read more at: CSD lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill recognised in WE50 awards

CSD lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill recognised in WE50 awards

5 July 2021

We are delighted to announce that Dr Kristen MacAskill has been recognised as one of 2021’s top 50 Women in Engineering. Founded by the Women's Engineering Society in 2016, the WE50 awards are a UK event linked to International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) – a celebration of women in engineering that takes place on 23...


Read more at: CSD Director Professor Fenner produces award-winning paper for Engineering Education Conference

CSD Director Professor Fenner produces award-winning paper for Engineering Education Conference

5 July 2021

Professor Richard Fenner was awarded the Leo Jansen Best Paper award at this year’s Engineering Education for Sustainable Development conference. Leo Jansen (1934 – 2012) was a chemical engineer, corporate researcher and planner, politician and professor. Professor Fenner’s paper, ‘ Engineers as advocates for Sustainable...


Read more at: Post-Doctoral Job Opportunity at the CSD (closes 17th May 2021)

Post-Doctoral Job Opportunity at the CSD (closes 17th May 2021)

27 April 2021

Post-Doctoral Position to Investigate System Dynamic Modelling of the Water-Land-Energy Nexus


Read more at: To what extent will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the delivery of the SDGs?

To what extent will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the delivery of the SDGs?

11 March 2021

Dick Fenner and Tom Cernev address this question in a new paper recently published in Futures in March 2021 (which can be accessed at:


Read more at: Building Back Sustainably in a Deeper Shade of Green - article featuring ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill

Building Back Sustainably in a Deeper Shade of Green - article featuring ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill

4 February 2021

ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill has been featured by Turner and Townsend as part of their 'Perspectives' series, speaking about the disruption of the pandemic and the challenge of building sustainability and resilience into the recovery.