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University of Sussex (Sussex)

, UK

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/

Energy Policy and Sustainability

Specialzation:

Department:
Science and Technology Policy Research
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/bmec/internal/departments/spru/pgcourses
Language:
English
Description:

This MSc focuses on the opportunities, challenges and constraints associated with making the transition to a low-carbon energy system in both the developed and developing world, and the conflicts and synergies between this and other objectives such as energy security and market liberalisation.

Keywords:
sustainability,fossil fuel,climate change,low-carbon energy,energy security

Innovation and Sustainability for International Development

Specialzation:

Department:
Science and Technology Policy Research
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/bmec/internal/departments/spru/pgcourses
Language:
English
Description:

This MSc provides you with a broad theoretical grounding in how the institutions of science, technology and innovation can impact economic growth and positively influence ecosystem management and communities in less-developed countries. Relying on an interdisciplinary approach to teaching, our courses provide you with a rigorous academic training and discussion on impacts of scientific and technological development. You will also receive hands-on training that will develop your capabilities to communicate, negotiate and co-operate with diverse stakeholder groups to address key development challenges in areas such as poverty alleviation, and energy, food and water security.

Keywords:
sustainability,environment,ecosystem management,poverty alleviation,energy,food,water security

Tyndall Centre

Website:
http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/
Area / Region:
Europe 
Description:

The Tyndall Centre is a unique partnership between a selection of researchers from eight UK research institutions, who together with contributions from Fudan University form the Tyndall Consortium. 

Activities:
In continuing to address the climate change research agenda we are guided by two key objectives relating to mitigation and adaptation.1) To identify and analyse the opportunities, benefits and social, technical and economic challenges associated with different greenhouse gas stabilisation pathways at different temporal and spatial scales; and2) To explore, evaluate and facilitate sustainable routes for adapting to climate change through policy, behavioural and technological innovation and robust decision-support tools. 
Members:

Cardiff University, Fudan University, Newcastle University, University of Manchester, University of Cambridge, University of East Anglia, University of Oxford, University of Southampton, University of Sussex 



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