skip to primary navigationskip to content

Centre for Sustainable Development

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

Studying at Cambridge

 

2004 Dr Heather Cruickshank

Embedding the Concepts of Sustainable Development into Practical Civil Engineering

This research looks at the role that engineers could take in embedding sustainable development ideals into civil engineering practice.  Based on case studies carried out in a selection of developing transitional countries (Albania, South Africa, and Nepal), and the author’s experience working as engineering advisor in Afghanistan for a non-governmental organization, this work draws on the experiences of working engineers and examines how decisions are made, by whom, and in what context.  It then goes on to look at enabling mechanisms required to allow the concepts of sustainable development to be incorporated in to engineering practice.

RSS Feed Latest news

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

Nov 22, 2017

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

YouTube Video ESD MPhil- Global challenges, engineering solutions

Nov 07, 2017

New Department YouTube video about the ESD MPhil.

Welcome ESD MPhil Students 17 -18

Oct 20, 2017

We have 36 students this year from 18 different countries.

Congratulations ESD MPhil 16-17 Submission Day

Sep 04, 2017

ESD MPhil hand in 25th August 2017

View all news