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Engineering Education for Sustainable Development Conference 2020

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The Engineering Education for Sustainable Development EESD 2020 conference will be hosted by University College Cork, 7th - 10th June 2020
Engineering Education for Sustainable Development Conference 2020

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Engineering Education for Sustainable Development (EESD2020) is the 10th iteration of a biennial international conference, since its inception in 2002.

The conference attracts engineering educators and academics from all over the world with an interest in embedding sustainability in the curriculum.

University College Cork (UCC) will host the conference in June 2020, the first time it has been held in Ireland, on the theme ‘Building Flourishing Communities’.

Prof. Dick Fenner will be hosting a workshop revisiting the Barcelona Declaration.

The conference is chaired by Prof Edmond Byrne, Professor of Process & Chemical Engineering at UCC. You can find more details regarding the conference here 


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Award for Blue Green Cities research

Jun 14, 2020

Dick Fenner and Malcolm Morgan have been awarded the Robert Alfred Carr Prize for their paper entitled: Spatial evaluation of the multiple benefits of sustainable drainage systems.

Widening Horizons update published

Feb 12, 2020

Dick Fenner and Charles Ainger have recently updated their 2006 paper (co-authored with Peter Guthrie and Heather Cruickshank) "Widening engineering horizons: addressing the complexity of sustainable development" to examine how much progress towards sustainability the civil engineering profession has made in each of the eight key areas defined in the original paper.

Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Feb 12, 2020

Dick Fenner has compiled and edited a special themed edition of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions A Journal on urban flood resilience, published in February 2020.

Prof Fenner paper wins award

Nov 13, 2019

Professor Dick Fenner and his co-authors Dr Lan Hoag (IBM) and Maggie Skandarian (Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, USA) have been highly commended in the Outstanding Paper Award by the Journal of Flood Risk Management.

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