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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

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Read more at: Teaching in ESD 2021-22

Teaching in ESD 2021-22

30 September 2021

The course team are undergoing final preparations to welcome 33 students from around the world, to join the 20th edition of the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. Building on our learning from delivering the course during the pandemic so far, we will be seeking to take advantage of the online sessions to...


Read more at: ESD MPhil lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill recognised in WE50 awards

ESD MPhil lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill recognised in WE50 awards

5 July 2021

We are delighted to announce that Dr Kristen MacAskill has been recognised as one of 2021’s top 50 Women in Engineering. Founded by the Women's Engineering Society in 2016, the WE50 awards are a UK event linked to International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) – a celebration of women in engineering that takes place on 23...


Read more at: ESD's Professor Richard Fenner produces award-winning paper for Engineering Education Conference

ESD's Professor Richard Fenner produces award-winning paper for Engineering Education Conference

5 July 2021

Professor Richard Fenner was awarded the Leo Jansen Best Paper award at this year’s Engineering Education for Sustainable Development conference. Leo Jansen (1934 – 2012) was a chemical engineer, corporate researcher and planner, politician and professor. Professor Fenner’s paper, ‘ Engineers as advocates for Sustainable...


Read more at: College success for ESD MPhil students

College success for ESD MPhil students

15 June 2021

Two of our current MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development students have gained distinction within their respective Colleges. Santiago Sottil’s Waste to Art initiative was unveiled by Wolfson College President, Dr Jane Clarke, and is currently on display in the Wolfson Gallery, while Han Xu’s 3-Minute Thesis...


Read more at: Highlights of an unusual year

Highlights of an unusual year

8 April 2021

Below Dick Fenner and Dai Morgan reflect on how the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development has continued to operate and thrive during the pandemic


Read more at: To what extent will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the delivery of the SDGs?

To what extent will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the delivery of the SDGs?

10 March 2021

Dick Fenner and Tom Cernev address this question in a new paper recently published in Futures in March 2021 (which can be accessed at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2021.102726 )


Read more at: Building Back Sustainably in a Deeper Shade of Green - article featuring ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill

Building Back Sustainably in a Deeper Shade of Green - article featuring ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill

4 February 2021

ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill has been featured by Turner and Townsend as part of their 'Perspectives' series, speaking about the disruption of the pandemic and the challenge of building sustainability and resilience into the recovery.


Read more at: Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner
Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner

Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner

1 February 2021

Read Dick Fenner's blog entry on the current state of sustainability in civil engineering at the Institution of Civil Engineer's website, where Dick explores explores progress towards sustainability in the UK construction sector.


Read more at: ESD contribution to International Water Association Book

ESD contribution to International Water Association Book

28 January 2021

A new book published by the International Water Association (IWA) on "Water-Wise Cities and Sustainable Water Systems: Concepts, Technologies, and Applications" (edited by Wang and Fu) includes a chapter based on the Dissertation of a former Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil student (2017-2018), Upeshika Heenetigala.


Read more at: New Research Project Announced

New Research Project Announced

4 January 2021

Dick Fenner and Andre Serrenho have secured funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme as part of a large consortium including colleagues in Land Economy.