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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

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Sporting Heros

last modified May 16, 2019 07:19 PM
Congratulations to our students for their sporting victories!
Sporting Heros

Kyle Maggard GOAL!

Congratulations to Kyle Maggard (MPhil student) and Shoshanna Saxe (PhD student) for their recent wins in the Varsity Ice Hockey Men's and Women's matches. Kyle was Cambridge "man of the match" and scored 5 of the 8 Cambridge goals. Shoshanna played brilliantly and had very loud support cheering her on in the crowd!

Shoshanna Saxe Ice Hockey 2013

 Shoshanna Saxe

Congratuations also to Kristen McAskill (PhD student) and Cambridge men's and women's squash teams who stormed to victory against Oxford in this year's Varsity squash match. Kristen  had a very hard-fought match and found herself 2 sets to love and 8-3 down in the third set against her opponent, however, she clawed victory back to win 3-2. 

Kristen MacAskill Varsity Squash 2013 Kristen McAskill

Good Luck to Milan Bruvnik (MPhil Student)  for the Boat Race on 31st March!

Course Overview


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


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.


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


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.