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Centre for Sustainable Development

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


Read more at: Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner
Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner

Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner

2 February 2021

Read Dick Fenner's blog entry on the current state of sustainability in civil engineering at the Institution of Civil Engineer's website, where Dick explores explores progress towards sustainability in the UK construction sector.


Read more at: New Research Project announced

New Research Project announced

4 January 2021

Dick Fenner and Andre Serrenho have secured funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme as part of a large consortium including colleagues in Land Economy.


Read more at: Award for Blue Green Cities research
Award for Blue Green Cities research

Award for Blue Green Cities research

14 June 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.


Read more at: Widening Horizons update published
Widening Horizons update published

Widening Horizons update published

12 February 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.


Read more at: Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog
Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

12 February 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.


Read more at: Prof Fenner paper wins award
Prof Fenner paper wins award

Prof Fenner paper wins award

13 November 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.


Read more at: Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop
Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

24 July 2019

From the 28th – 31st May, FIBE doctoral researcher Francesca O'Hanlon attended the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering for Development symposium. The theme of the symposium was ‘WASHing Away Inequalities’.