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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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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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PhD Defense: Vasna Ramasar – Fluid governance: Scalar politics in the South African waterscape, Nov. 7

All are welcome to watch Vasna Ramasar, LUCID PhD candidate, defend her theisis: Fluid governance: Scalar politics in the South African waterscape, on the 7th of November at 10:15. Dr. Vandana Desai senior lecturer in Human Geography from Royal Holloway (University of London) will act as discussant and the seminar will take place in the Josephson Building, (Ostrom room), Biskopsgatan 5. Below is … Continue reading



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LUCID conference session 1: Breaking out of sustainability impasses

The parallel session entitled Knowledge gaps began with Elena Ridolfi from the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, presenting her ongoing PhD research. Her presentation, Challenges and new research directions for the social and physical dimension of water governance in tourist areas, used data intensive modelling to bring greater analytical attention to the water cycle and its relationship to the tourist industry … Continue reading



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Reporting from an inspiring day of first year PhD seminars

Yesterday, the 25th of September, the newly christened Maathai and Carson seminar rooms were properly debuted when they played host to the first year PhD seminars of the newest batch of LUCID doktorander. The four doctoral students from the Sustainability Science partner of LUCID (i.e. LUCSUS) presented the progress they have made and the challenges they have encountered over the … Continue reading



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Sandra Valencia presents her PhD work in Bogotá, Colombia

Sandra Valencia, PhD Candidate at LUCID, recently gave a seminar at the National University of Colombia in Bogotá titled “Vulnerability at the urban-rural interface: the case of Bosa and Soacha”. The seminar was organised by the Department of Sociology as part of the research seminar series: Global Risks, Local Vulnerabilities. During the seminar Sandra presented some preliminary findings of the … Continue reading



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Interview with PhD Candidate Henner Busch (in Swedish)

PhD candidate Henner Busch was interviewed recently by the Urban Arena at Lund University about his research into transnational municipal networks and their potential to contribute to tackling climate change. The interview (in Swedish) can be found here. For more information on Henner’s research in English, try his personal LUCID profile.  



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First year LUCID PhD seminars, September 25th

On Thursday Septmeber 25th, the four newest LUCSUS affiliated LUCID PhD candidates will discuss the progress they have made during the first year of their PhD project. Each of the four will briefly present the work that they have done and the questions they have encountered followed by a more lengthy dialogue with a discussant. Each seminar will last two … Continue reading



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PhD Dissertation in Sustainability Science, June 5

Elina Andersson – Fertile grounds? Collective strategies and the political ecology of soil management in Uganda When:  June 5, 13.15 Where: Geocentrum 2, 1st floor, “Pangea” Sölvegatan 12, Lund Discussant: Associate professor Henny Osbahr, University of Reading, UK. This thesis proceeds from the problem of soil degradation, which is a key factor contributing to rural poverty and food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa. … Continue reading



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