Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges?

Sustainability Science: A Response to Global Challenges?

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

Spring semester 2015 | University of Bergen, Norway

The main objectives of these seminars are to discuss the impact of sustainability science in research and policies addressing global problems; and to articulate research efforts at UiB around cutting-edge scientific approaches and methodologies particularly suitable for collaboration in the field of poverty, development, climate and environmental studies.

Dates, venues, and themes for the seminars are as follows:

  1. 21 January 2015, 9:30 at CROP / UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, 2nd floor meeting room.  Central theme: Bridging natural and social sciences research on global problems: What can sustainability science offer?
  2. 11 March 2015, 9:30 at Bjerknes Centre, Allégaten 70, Helland-Hansen meeting room. Central theme: Sustainability science and trans-disciplinary approaches: A good marriage to address complex global challenges?
  3. 11 May 2015, 9:30 at CROP/UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, 2nd floor meeting room. Central theme: Sustainability science at UiB. A way to promote meaningful scientific collaboration on societal challenges?

There will be presentations previously selected bibliography on the topic of each seminar to trigger the debate among all participants.

Those interested should complete the registration form for the Sustainability Science seminar and submit it by 19 December the latest.

Accepted participants will be notified by 5 January 2015.


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