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University of East Anglia (UEA)

, UK

http://www.uea.ac.uk

MSc Climate Change and International Development

Specialzation:

Department:
School of International Development
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://www.uea.ac.uk/dev/courses/msc-climate-change-and-international-development
Language:
English
Description:

The MSc Climate Change and International Development degree has been designed to meet the career needs of people working in international development and climate change policy and practice.The course will cover a range of issues surrounding international and local dimensions, particularly the questions of mitigation and adaptation in resource-poor and vulnerable settings.

Keywords:
sustainability,international development

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Specialzation:

Department:
School of Biological Sciences
Degree Type:
Masters
Website:
http://www.uea.ac.uk/bio/courses/msc-sustainable-agriculture-and-food-security
Language:
English
Description:

This one-year MSc course provides students with an opportunity to discover and explore solutions for the most pressing problems currently facing humankind: to establish sustainable agricultural approaches. The course is run from within the School of Biological Sciences, and is taught by scientists from the school and by others from institutes that make up the Norwich Research Park, including the John Innes Centre, Sainsbury Laboratories, and the Institute of Food Research, as well as by other agricultural Institutes in the East of England.

Keywords:
sustainability,sustrainability,agriculture,food

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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