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Centre for Sustainable Development

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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.

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ESD MPhil students debate on Dirty Industries

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Debate on dirty industries (description by Jof Ruxton)

Space for Sustainability Award Winner Katherine Bruce (ESD 16-17)

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Congratulations to Katherine Bruce ESD 16-17 on winning the Space for Sustainability award 2017.

Urban Flood Resilence blog

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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.

Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

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

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