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Syslab's students visit UN

April 12, 2018

This week Syslab organized a day long trip for participants of “Disaster Management” (DM) and “Introduction to Geospatial Analysis” courses to United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) at UN Headquarters in Vienna. UNOOSA is responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. This UN office is also managing the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER).

CEU at UN/Pakistan Conference on Use of Space Technologies

March 14, 2018

Dr Viktor Lagutov represented the Department at the UN / Pakistan / PSIPW International Conference on the Use of Space Technology for Water Management and contributed to the event;s organization as a member of the International Programme Committee. The Conference was held in Islamabad, Pakistan, from 26 February to 2 March 2018.

Prof. Pintér and PhD candidate Attila Katona visit eco-city Tianjin in China

February 8, 2018

Professor László Pintér and PhD Candidate Attila Katona visited China's most advanced eco-city (still under construction) to establish research cooperation with the directors of the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City, the School of Architecture at Tianjin University, the Green Building Research Institute, and the China-Europe Advanced Manufacturing Industrial Park, among others.

Tianjin is one of the external case studies CEU is responsible for in the EU-funded NATURVATION Project and also serves as one of the cases in Attila’s PhD research project.

Organic Sovereignties Struggles over Farming in an Age of Free Trade by Dr. Guntra Aistara

January 26, 2018

Dr. Guntra Aistara of the Central European University's Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy has published a book through the University of Washington Press. It will be available for purchase in April 2018. 

Denise Matias successfully defends her PhD

January 14, 2018

Denise Matias (Masters program class of 2012) successfully defended her PhD at the University of Bonn. Her topic was sustainability of forestry enterprises, focusing on indigenous wild honey gathering in a biosphere reserve on the island of Palawan, Philippines. Denise says: "My master's studies at CEU's Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy provided me with a very good foundation on the topic of sustainability, introducing not only the latest research but also the pioneering work of early systems thinkers.