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Welcome ESD MPhil class 18-19

Welcome ESD MPhil class 18-19

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.

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ESD MPhil Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

ESD MPhil Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

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

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference and Annual Dinner 2018

ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference and Annual Dinner 2018

Many thanks to all the current students who took part in the annual dissertation conference - 16-18th July 2018.

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2018

ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2018

The MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development Dissertation Presentations will be held on 16 – 18 July 2018 in LT0, Engineering Department.

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Jaspreet Singh (ESD 14-15) Initiative to Value Human Life

Jaspreet Singh (ESD 14-15) Initiative to Value Human Life

The Initiative to Value Human Life (IVHL) is a non-profit organisation seeking to better understand how the value of human lives are measured by individuals, corporations, governments and other organisations.

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Menna Dessouki (ESD 15-16 ) presents at Resilient Cities 2018 conference

Menna Dessouki (ESD 15-16 ) presents at Resilient Cities 2018 conference

Menna Dessouki presented her MPhil dissertation poster at the Resilient Cities 2018 conference (the 9th Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation) in Bonn, Germany.

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New MPhil Brochure available

New MPhil Brochure available

A new brochure about the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development is now available.

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MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

The ESD MPhil students had a successful fieldtrip to Mid Wales at the start of April. The purpose of the Field Trip was to visit a number of organisations dealing largely in Development, Energy, or Sustainable Technologies mostly in the context of mid Wales.

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Debate on nuclear energy

Debate on nuclear energy

Debate on nuclear energy (description by Alejandro Fiocco)

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Urban Flood Resilence blog

Urban Flood Resilence blog

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.

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Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

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

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Seminar on "Decision Making Under Uncertainty" led by World Bank

Seminar on "Decision Making Under Uncertainty" led by World Bank

How do we design sustainable water resources, hydropower and dams infrastructure projects knowing that climate change and other variables are changing?

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Welcome ESD MPhil Students 17 -18

Welcome ESD MPhil Students 17 -18

We have 36 students this year from 18 different countries.

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