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LUCID held a 2 day research proposal workshop on the 23rd and 24th of Feb.

On Monday and Tuesday the 23rd and 24th of February the LUCID centre held an intensive workshop focused on the development of interdepartmental research proposals for this year’s round of grant calls. Over the two days researchers from the six LUCID departments, Political Science, Human Geography, Human Ecology, Philosophy, Physical Geography and Sustainability Science, presented and discussed proposals in various … Continue reading



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New book on adaptation, development and transformation, with a LUCID contribution

A new book, “Climate change adaptation and development: Transforming paradigms and practices” is out now, from Routledge. The book, which features contributions from a number of researchers at LUCSUS – including LUCID PhD candidate Ebba Brink – draws on critical case studies to problematise questions of adaptation and social transformation, from the point of view of development, in the context of a … Continue reading



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LUCID invites applications for 8 PhD positions and 1 Post-Doc

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS NOW CLOSED We invite applications for up to eight PhD positions and one post-doc position in the LUCID research school at Lund University. LUCID is a Linnaeus programme sponsored by The Swedish Research Council Formas for the period 2008-2018. It operates as a cross-faculty consortium of four departments, coordinated by the faculty independent Lund University Centre … Continue reading



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Ellinor Isgren talks about the need for integrated research for global challenges (in Swedish)

Ellinor Isgren who is a LUCID PhD candidate in Sustainability Science at LUCSUS has written an article in Lund University Magazine (LUM) on a recent experience  of a panel discussion in Stockholm, held by the Swedish Science Council and UNESCO. She calls for and explains the importance of integrated research to deal with the global challenges of environmental sustainability and … Continue reading



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Chad Boda selected for trip to Tokyo to present PhD work

LUCID PhD candidate, Chad Boda, will present some of the work from his PhD project at the upcoming 3rd GPSS-GLI (Graduate Program in Sustainability Science – Global Leadership Institute) International Symposium at the Univeristy of Tokyo on the 19th and 20th of January. Researchers at a select group of sustainability research institutes (Center for Sustainability Studies at Lund University, the … Continue reading



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SIDE-EVENT at COP 20 – REDD and Beyond: International and Indigenous Strategies in Forest Protection

LUCID collaborators and members of our extended family at Political Science, Fariborz Zelli and Tobias Nielsen, are today taking part in a side-event at COP 20 in Lima, Peru.  The event which is joint hosted by Lund Univeristy and NGO Climate Alliance is titled: REDD and Beyond: International and Indigenous Strategies in Forest Protection. Here is a dsectiption from the Political … Continue reading



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New project: Community energy in Nepal

LUCID PhD graduate, Mine Islar, along with colleauges from LUCSUS and Nepal have started an SSEESS Research links collaboration project, entitled: Sustainable Energy: Exploring the sustainability of the community-run hydropower development in Nepal The transition from fossil fuel based energy systems to renewable energy has become a priority area for many governments, particularly of the Asia Pacific region. Decentralized community-based control … Continue reading



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LUCID in Brazil – Engineering, cities and sustainability

LUCID PhD Candidate Ebba Brink and LUMES student Flavia Speiski dos Santos participated in a workshop on Engineering and Sustainable Cities at Federal Fluminense University (UFF), Niteroi, Brazil. The workshop focused on the implications of large urban revitalisation projects in Brazil for poor urban dwellers, who live in informal conditions in revitalisation areas, especially focusing on the Porto Maravilha project in … Continue reading



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New publication: Architecture of the global land acquisition system

LUCID steering committee member Jonathan Seaquist, LUCID PhD candidate Emma Li Johansson, and their colleague at LUCSUS Kimberly Nicholas, have just published an article in Environmental Research Letters, entitled, Architecture of the global land acquisition system: applying the tools of network science to identify key vulnerabilities. You can find the video abstract here And the full article here Congratulations to all involved Read … Continue reading



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New publication on mainstreaming ecosystem-based adaptation into municipal planning

LUCID PhD Candidate Ebba Brink has co-authored an article in Global Environmental Change: Local levers for change: Mainstreaming ecosystem-based adaptation into municipal planning to foster sustainability transitions, with Dr Christine Wamsler, Associate Professor at LUCSUS, and Christopher Luederitz, a graduate of the LUMES program. The research was carried out in the context of two research projects: Sustainable Urban Transformation for … Continue reading



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