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Dr. Johan Lilliestam (’13) received a prestigious European Research Council’s Starting Grant

November 28, 2016

A graduate of the PhD Program in Environmental Sciences and Policy Dr. Johan Lilliestam (’13) has received the most prestigious award for European researchers: the European Research Council’s Starting Grant for his project Transition to a renewable electricity system and its interactions with other policy aims (TRIPOD). We congratulate Johan with this remarkable achievement!

Towards sustainable development through geospatial technologies and remote sensing

July 5, 2016

July 4, 2016 marked the beginning of the "Geospatial technologies and remote sensing for monitoring Sustainable Development Goals" summer workshop run within the framework of the ISEPEI project.

JRC and CEU Initiate Scientific Cooperation

June 30, 2016

BUDAPEST, JUNE 29 - The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Central European University (CEU) that establishes the basis for future collaboration in a series of areas of common interest.

July 4th, Geospatial talks at CEU

June 30, 2016

Syslab in cooperation with CEU SUN, UNOOSA, DG Joint Research Centre and ESRI continues professional training program on using geospatial technologies for evidence based decision and policy making.
Geospatial technologies and remote sensing offer a crucial location element to the monitoring of SDGs and their corresponding targets and indicators. The unprecedented “power of where” allows for unbiased observation and analysis across borders, administrative boundaries, and nations.

Diana Urge-Vorsatz Elected Vice Chair of Working Group III of IPCC

October 12, 2015

Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor in CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and director of the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) has been elected vice chair of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the the UN body tasked with assessing climate science.