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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2018

last modified Jul 05, 2018 12:49 PM
The MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development Dissertation Presentations will be held on 16 – 18 July 2018 in LT0, Engineering Department.
ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2018

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Please contact Sian Owen  (smo32@cam.ac.uk) if you wish to see the schedule.

Key Themes of the Course

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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.