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Sustainability lectures

In addition to research and educational activities, a focus of the Sustainability Science Centre is to promote awareness and discussion of the sustainability challenges facing society – as well as their potential solutions - in the general public. Thus, an important function of the Centre is to host a Sustainability Lecture Series where leading international figures in sustainability are invited to give open lectures.

The Series was started in 2011 and builds on the highly successful Climate Lectures Series hosted by the University from 2008 – 2010.

Next sustainability lecture:

  • 23 January 2017, 15:00-16:00

    Connecting the Drops: Water Scarcity and the Economy

    This talk by Richard Damania, Global Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Water Practice, is about connecting the drops between water, a quintessential natural resource, and its myriad users in farms, firms and cities.

    Henrik Hansen, Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, will moderate the talk. » Read more