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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

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MPhil Dissertation Conference 15 - 17 July 2013

last modified Apr 09, 2015 12:46 PM
The MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development Dissertation Presentations will be held on 15 – 17 July 2013 in LT0, Engineering Department.
MPhil Dissertation Conference 15 - 17 July 2013

Rheidol Wind Farm April 2013 (Arora)

 Schedule attached

Photo credit: Pankaj Arora

Key Themes of the Course

Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions

Change

An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.

Tools

An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.

 

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