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Teaching wicked problems in higher education: ways of thinking and practising

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Wageningen University

This paper reports on teachers’ perspectives on preparing students for working with ‘wicked’ problems (Rittel and Webber [1973]. ‘Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning.’ Policy Sciences 4 (2): 155 ...


Towards climate justice education: views from activists and educators in Scotland

  • University of Edinburgh

In the context of a resurgence of civic activism to address climate change, we present findings from an exploratory research project on climate justice education (CJE). We conducted deliberative focus ...

  • Posted Feb. 10, 2021
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Building an environmentally accountable medical curriculum through international collaboration

  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Hull
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • University of East Anglia
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

Background: Global environmental change is associated with significant health threats. The medical profession can address this challenge through advocacy, health system adaptation and workforce preparedness. Stewardship of health systems with ...


Making the Business Case for Sustainability

  • Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (EAUC) (Gloucestershire)
  • University of Edinburgh

Sustainability is key to institutional success over the long-term. It provides critical opportunities for value creation and risk mitigation at a time when universities and colleges are looking for ways ...


Mapping the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the University Curriculum

  • University of Edinburgh

The Department of Social Responsibility and Sustainability established a curriculum review pilot project to identify teaching related to the Sustainable Development Goals in the Business School’s curriculum.

During this ...


Teaching Urban Sustainability: A Study Abroad Perspective

  • Ohio University (OH)
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter (Devon)

Since 2011 more than 100 students from Ohio University have travelled to Edinburgh, Scotland, to study history, urban planning, and sustainability. In this paper we recount the genesis of this ...


Sustainability on campus: knowledge creation through social and environmental reporting

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Heriot-Watt University

This study contributes to the debate on sustainability in higher education through a project conducted in a single Scottish university that incorporated sustainability into undergraduate accounting education through the application ...


Transition communities and the glass ceiling of environmental sustainability policies at three universities

  • University of Edinburgh

Purpose: This paper deals with the experiences of three European universities that have implemented transition initiatives, using the Transition Network’s methodology to promote their sustainability plans. The Transition Communities ...


Love and social justice in learning for sustainability

  • University of Edinburgh

The planet seems to be heading into an ecological catastrophe, in which the earth will become uninhabitable for many species, including human beings. At the same time we humans are ...


You say you want a revolution? Transforming education and capacity building in response to global change

  • Stellenbosch University (Western Cape)
  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • University of Dundee
  • University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (CO)
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Oslo
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology

This paper considers the changes in education and capacity building that are needed in response to environmental and social challenges of the 21st Century. We argue that such changes will ...


Learning for Sustainability (PgDip)

  • University of Edinburgh

The Postgraduate Diploma builds on the Postgraduate Certificate’s three core courses: Introduction to Learning for Sustainability, Ecosystems for Educators and Outdoor Learning. A further four Postgraduate Diploma specific courses ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Learning for Sustainability (PgCert)

  • University of Edinburgh

The Postgraduate Certificate is made up of three core courses: Introduction to Learning for Sustainability, Ecosystems for Educators, and Outdoor Learning. The overall aim of the programme is to introduce ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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Learning for Sustainability (MSc)

  • University of Edinburgh

This MSc is an opportunity to study the ways schooling, community and higher education respond to issues such as climate change, resource depletion, inequality and well-being, and ecological and economic ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
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PgCert Carbon Innovation

  • University of Edinburgh

The online PG Certificate in Carbon Innovation is a ground-breaking development of the award-winning MSc in Carbon Management programme at the University of Edinburgh. Building on the proven success and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PgCert Climate Change Management

  • University of Edinburgh

The online PG Certificate in Climate Change Management is a ground-breaking development of the award-winning MSc in Carbon Management programme at the University of Edinburgh. Building on the proven success ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSc in Carbon Management

  • University of Edinburgh

Carbon management is at the heart of tackling climate change and has rapidly become a central part of the global business environment. This is a growing sector with excellent employment ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSc in Carbon Storage & Capture

  • University of Edinburgh

Geological reservoirs are vital for the hydrocarbon industry, drinking water supply and geological carbon storage. This programme provides training in reservoir geology and an overview of geological carbon storage including ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSc in Ecological Economics

  • University of Edinburgh

Ecological Economics is the science and management of sustainability - linking environmental, social and economic systems. Economic principles are applied in virtually all decisions concerning conservation and environmental management. Students will ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSc in Environment & Development

  • University of Edinburgh

The MSc in Environment and Development (E&D) is an interdisciplinary programme exploring the inter-dependencies between pressing environmental concerns and development pressures. It explores these themes from an informed theoretical perspective ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSc in Environment, Culture & Society

  • University of Edinburgh

This MSc programme offers the opportunity for students to develop their interests at an advanced level within a multidisciplinary context by drawing on expertise from across the University, especially from ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSc in Environmental Sustainability

  • University of Edinburgh

The Environmental Protection and Management program aims to provide students with the skills to devise and enact strategies to protect and conserve various environments. Mankind's actions have had and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MSc in Sustainable Resource Management

  • University of Edinburgh

Sustainable Resource Management recognizes that interactions between resources, as well as between resource users, have a significant impact on any management solution. It therefore seeks to balance the social, economic ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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