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Centre for Sustainable Development

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

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2007 Dr Faye Karababa

Local Seismic Construction Practices As A Means To Vulnerability Reduction And Sustainable Development: A Case-Study In Lefkada Island, Greece

Faye graduated from the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development in its first year (2002-3) and remained in the Centre to complete a PhD. Her work investigated the structural and social vulnerability of domestic properties in communities in Lefkada, an earthquake prone region of Greece. The overall aim of the work was to reduce vulnerability as a contribution to sustainable development.

Faye has since moved to Switzerland and works in the insurance industry

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Welcome ESD MPhil class 18-19

Oct 10, 2018

The Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil programme welcomed a new group of 27 students onto the programme this year, the 17th cohort since the programme began in 2002. The students come from 19 different countries including Bangladesh, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Sudan and Kazakhstan. The average age of the students is 28 as many of them have worked in a professional Engineering role prior to joining the course.

ESD MPhil 17-18 Submission Day

Sep 03, 2018

ESD MPhil Hand in day 31st August 2018

ESD MPhil Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

Aug 30, 2018

ESD MPhil Alumna Dr Tara Shirvani (Queens’ College, 2008) has been named one of this year’s UK Rising Stars in Science and Engineering.

British Geological Survey report published on handpump-borehole implementation in Uganda

Aug 06, 2018

A report based on Lissie Liddle's PhD study which reviews handpump-borehole implementation in Uganda has recently been published as an Open Report by the British Geological Survey.

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