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CIH/CISMAC Seminar for PhD candidates

October 2018, Bergen, Norway A two-day seminar organised within the framework of the CIH/CISMAC Research School with participation of Alberto Cimadamore (Comparative Research Programme on Poverty, UiB) and Noel Keenlyside (Geophysical Institute, UiB) will consist of two lectures: Sustainability Science: a tool

Guest presentation by Alberto Cimadamore at the Centre for International Health

GUEST PRESENTATION by Alberto Cimadamore at the Centre for International Health 4 June 2018, Bergen, Norway

“Pobreza, derechos y desarrollo sostenible. El largo camino desde la teoría hasta la medición y la acción”

Policies for Poverty Reduction in a Transformative Green Economy

19 April 2018, Bergen, Norway    

Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges

20 March 2018, Bergen, Norway The open seminar will be organised by CROP and UNESCO Chair at the University of Bergen. During the event the participants will try to explore theoretical and methodological possibilities offered by recent developments in the field

Sustainability, Poverty and Development (in Spanish)

29 November – 1 December 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina The Spanish-speaking workshop entitled “Cienca de la sustentabilidad, pobreza y desarrollo en el siglo XXI” was organised by CROP and CEIL-CONICET. Besides the workshop, participants were also able to take part in a

Agenda 2030: Poverty, Climate Change and Sustainability

12-22 June 2017, Bergen, Norway The PhD course during Bergen Summer Research School 2017 was led by Alberto Cimadamore (CROP’s Scientific Director) and Noel Keenlyside (Professor, Geophysical Institute, UiB).  It was one of six parallel courses at Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS)


>>UTFORSK PROJECT | Partnership for Poverty and Sustainable Development Studies                                                 January 2017- December 2020 The four-year Project aims to revitalise educational co-operation between the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and the University of Bergen (UiB) through the establishment of a series of

Sustainable Development in Africa: Issues and Challenges

20 March 2017, Bergen, Norway Professors Betty Mubangizi (UKZN) and Francisco Sozinho Matsinhe (CODESRIA) were taking part in seminar and round table discussion organised by CROP/UiB at Bergen Resource Centre for International Development. The discussion moderated by CROP’s Scientific Director Alberto Cimadamore

Poverty, Climate Change and Water in the Context of SDGs

13-24 June 2016, Bergen, Norway A PhD course on “Poverty, Climate Change and Water in the Context of SDGs” was co-organised by CROP during Bergen Summer Research School 2016 “Water, Climate and Society”. It included research and educational modules in order

Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 2016

The International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology 2016 sponsored by the American Academy of Sciences will be held on June 6-10, 2016 in Houston, Texas, USA. The conference will provide a multidisciplinary platform for environmental scientists, engineers, management professionals

Event at COP21 | Quest for Global Sustainability

December 2015 Join the one-day event on Climate Change, Science and the Oslo Principles, co-organised by CROP, UNESCO and Global Justice Program at Yale. 7 December 2015 | UNESCO Pavilion Read more…

UNESCO Office Eastern Africa | Regional Workshop on Sustainability Science

September 2015 The UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya held a regional workshop on sustainability science from 16 to 17 September 2015. More than 20 science specialists from UNESCO headquarter and field offices in Africa participated in the

Seminar series organised by CROP and the Bjerknes Centre: 21 January, 11 March & 11 May 2015:

Sustainability Science: A response to Global Challenges? More information Sustainability Science – Poster 

International Symposium January 19 – 20, 2015

Kashiwa-no-ha Conference Center. Organised by Graduate Program in Sustainability Science, Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) and Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (GSFS) The University of Tokyo. How Can We Build “Kizuna” for Sustainability? An Ecological Perspective


PREFACE – Enhancing prediction of Tropical Atlantic climate and its impacts It is a climate change project with 28 partners across 18 countries in Europe and Africa, and 3 associate partners directly involved in the sustainable management of the three


> Human Development and Sustainability Science is a research project undertaken by CROP, HEMIL and UIB GLOBAL -all those from University of Bergen- jointly with nine universities of the Worldwide Universities Network. > Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) research project is

Mapping Sustainability Science

A pilot exercise to map the universities which have established Sustainability Science research and degree programs is currently underway. The following map presents the locations of existing degree programs in Sustainability Science found during an initial analysis of the first 300 results from

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Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) research project

This Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) research project is undertaken by nine WUN universities and three non-WUN universities. The WUN Global Challenge we address is ‘Understanding Cultures’. We considered ‘Public Health’, because our project has aspects relevant to both these Global

About Sustainability Science

DEFINITIONS –          “[Sustainability Science is]… an emerging field of research dealing with the interactions between natural and social systems, and with how those interactions affect the challenge of sustainability: meeting the needs of present and future generations while substantially reducing