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PhD candidates receive CEU Doctoral Awards

March 3, 2017

We are pleased to announce that PhD candidate Andrea Gagyi-Palffy received CEU Academic Achievement Awards for First-Year Doctoral Students meant to reward outstanding coursework and performance during the comprehensive exam.

We are are also pleased to announce that PhD candidates Anna Varfolomeeva and Vadim Vinichenko received CEU Awards for Advanced Doctoral Students which rewards outstanding student research.

Department initiates cross-CEU interdisciplinary discussion on Disaster Management studies

February 1, 2017

The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and the ISEPEI Project organize a series of open lectures on Disaster Management and Risk Reduction.

The lectures are to be conducted by practitioners from relevant organizations worldwide: UN agencies, national ministries, international NGOs, etc.

The lectures in February are scheduled as following:

ISEPEI Announces Call for Applications for 2017 Summer Workshops

January 30, 2017

ISEPEI has opened the Call for Applications for its upcoming "Bridging ICTs and Environment" workshops in July 2017. The events aim to improve data-driven decision-making by keeping professionals worldwide up-to-date on the latest advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their potential use in a wide variety of public policy applications.

The workshops, which will be held at Central European University in Budapest, will highlight the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in crucial environmental fields, such as Water and Disasters: 

Department faculty and alumnus team up to publish review in inaugural issue of International Journal of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

January 30, 2017

Dr. Diane Matar and Prof. Brandon P. Anthony have published a review of the management effectiveness evaluation of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in the inaugural issue of the International Journal of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves.

UNOOSA's Czaran on space technologies and cooperation with Syslab: interview to CEU

January 29, 2017

From the satellite navigation system in our cars to the weather forecast to basic Internet research, we rely on space technology and data for vital tasks in our daily lives. “Even if you might not think about it, you use the benefits of space technology,” said Lorant Czaran, programme officer for the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs at a Sept. 26 lecture at CEU, sponsored by the Environmental Systems Laboratory.