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Henner Busch – PhD dissertation, October 28

Entangled Cities Transnational Municipal Climate Networks and Urban Governance Henner Busch will defend his thesis in Sustainability Science the 28th of October 2017. Faculty opponent: Professor James Evans, School of Environment, Education and Development, Manchester University When: October 28, 10-12 Where: LUCSUS, Jospehson building, Ostrom, 3rd floor, Biskopsgatan 5 Henner’s thesis investigates the impact of transnational municipal climate networks (TMCN) … Continue reading



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Sandra Valencia’s PhD thesis in Sustainability Science – Caught Between Spaces

Sandra Valencia successfully defended her PhD thesis in Sustainability Science, Caught Between Spaces: Socio-Environmental Vulnerability in Formal and Informal Peri-Urban Bogotá and Soacha, Colombia Her doctoral thesis focuses on the peri-urban dwellers, those who live where the city meets the countryside, in Bogotá and Soacha, Colombia. The thesis shows that peri-urbanization influences the wellbeing and vulnerability of peri-urban dwellers who … Continue reading



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Call for Associate Senior Lecturer

The position includes about 50% research and in addition teaching, supervision and administration. The current research in sustainability science includes both theory and methodology and empirical research. Teaching will be mainly in the Masters program LUMES (www.lumes.lu.se). The position may also include assignments as director of studies. A person who holds a doctorate or a qualification equivalent to a doctorate … Continue reading



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PhD course – Political Economy in Sustainability Research

Detroit by Air, Photo Alex S. MacLean, The New York Times- Sunday Review Link: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/12/07/opinion/sunday/exposures-detroit-by-air-alex-maclean.html PhD Course – Political Economy in Sustainability Research (7.5-10) ECTS The course is open to all PhD candidates doing research focused on or relevant to sustainability. The course is limited to approx. 15 students (on a first come, first served basis). Course dates Nov. 23-Dec. … Continue reading



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The hammer and the Nail – Henrik Thorén’s PhD thesis defence, March 14th

On the 14th of March, Henrik Thorén will defend his PhD thesis in theoretical philosophy at LUCID. The thesis is entitled “The Hammer and the Nail: Interdisciplinarity and Problem Solving in Sustainability Science”, and is a thesis about some of the challenges and difficulties involved in interdisciplinary collaboration and problem solving in the context of the field of sustainability science. … 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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Interview with Jonathan Seaquist on recent research and LUCID collaboration

As the first in a series of interviews with LUCID researchers, I spoke recently with steering committee member, from the Physical Geography department, Senior Lecturer Jonathan Seaquist. The topic of our conversation: the recent or ongoing research within the LUCID centre that he found most interesting at that moment. He readily informed me about a paper that had coincidentally just … 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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LUCID conference 2014 October 8-10th

LUCID early researchers conference 2014: Integrating the social and natural dimensions of sustainability All are welcome to the conference sessions, which  are open to the public! (except the dinner which required registration). Lund, Sweden from October 8th – 10th, 2014 The LUCID Young Researchers Conference is an international conference hosted by the Lund University Centre of Excellence for Integration of … Continue reading



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PhD course: Current issues in sustainability research

Ongoing at LUCID right now, is the new PhD Course taught by LUCID coordinator Professor Lennart Olsson and Assistant Professor Barry Ness: Current issues in sustainability research is jointly offered by LUCID and the School of Global Studies at Gothenburg University. As the title of the course suggests, it aims to provide a comprehensive overview of some of the most important debates … Continue reading



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