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MPhil student Heather Norton wins best presentation prize 2016

last modified Aug 23, 2016 01:06 PM
The ESD MPhil conference was held 11-13 July 2016 at the Department of Engineering.
MPhil student Heather Norton wins best presentation prize 2016

Photo Credit: Nelson and Harris

Presentations were made by the students and posters were on display in reception. Congratulations to Heather Norton who won the best presentation prize, and to Menna Dessouky who won the best poster prize (judged by library staff.)

The Annual MPhil dinner was held on 13th July in Magdalene College. The dinner in the Great Hall was preceeded by Reception drinks in Pepys Cloister.

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.

 

MPhil Brochure