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A review of transdisciplinary research in sustainability science Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Achieving the goal of sustainability requires understanding and management of unprecedented and interconnected challenges. A transdisciplinary approach is a key component of sustainability science. However, there are considerable barriers to ...

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The Glocal Curriculum: A Practical Guide to Teaching and Learning in an Interconnected World Membership Required

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

In the 21st century, higher education faces a number of substantial challenges. We need to educate a rapidly increasing number of students, as college and other degrees become a requirement ...

  • Posted 7 months ago
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Towards a Real-world Laboratory: A Transdisciplinary Case Study from Lüneburg Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Real-world laboratories have gained currency in transdisciplinary sustainability research. Establishing real-world laboratories by means of a transdisciplinary process offers promising prospects since it fosters trust among the participants and leads ...

  • Posted 8 months ago
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An experience-based learning framework: Activities for the initial development of sustainability competencies

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Purpose - This paper aims to present an experience-based learning framework that provides a bottom-up, student-centered entrance point for the development of systems thinking, normative and collaborative competencies in sustainability.

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  • Posted 8 months, 1 week ago
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Utilizing international networks for accelerating research and learning in transformational sustainability science Membership Required

  • University of Tokyo
  • UPC. University Technical of Catalonya
  • Stellenbosch University (Western Cape)
  • Lund University
  • Maastricht University
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (DF)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • Arizona State University (AZ)

A promising approach for addressing sustainability problems is to recognize the unique conditions of a particular place, such as problem features and solution capabilities, and adopt and adapt solutions developed ...

  • Posted 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Higher Education for Sustainable Development: Students' Perspectives on an Innovative Approach to Educational Change Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Problem statement: With Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD) being an innovative approach to educational change, its principal objective is students’ development of transformation competencies. However, HESD evaluations hardly consider ...

  • Posted 9 months ago
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Future-oriented higher education: Which key competencies should be fostered through university teaching and learning? Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Universities play an important role in shaping the future of the world society in terms of sustainable development by generating new knowledge as well as contributing to the development of ...

  • Posted 9 months ago
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Do sustainability projects stimulate organizational learning in universities? Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the preparation of a sustainability report and a large‐scale energy‐saving campaign with regards to their role for organizational learning ...

  • Posted 10 months, 1 week ago
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Effective change management, governance and policy for sustainability transformation in higher education Membership Required

  • University of Western Sydney (NSW)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Purpose

Numerous policy announcements and articles have been produced over the past 20 years calling for higher education institutions to give greater focus to social, cultural, economic and environmental sustainability ...

  • Posted 11 months, 1 week ago
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Sustainable university research and development: inspecting sustainability in higher education research Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Sustainability in higher education is dominated by practical ‘greening the campus’ programs and initiatives. This paper examines sustainable university research and development projects as part of the ‘greening the campus ...

  • Posted 11 months, 1 week ago
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Making a difference by marking the difference: constituting in-between spaces for sustainability learning Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Transdisciplinarity as a mode of addressing sustainability challenges was a guiding principle in establishing Germany's first Faculty of Sustainability at Leuphana University of Lüneburg in 2010. The different study ...

  • Posted 1 year, 4 months ago
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Organizational transformation and higher sustainability management education: The case of the MBA Sustainability Management Membership Required

  • Griffith University (Queensland)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

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This paper aims to investigate the roles of leadership in enabling sustainability transformation of universities and higher sustainability management education. It advocates research into the role of leadership for ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Educating change agents for sustainability – learnings from the first sustainability management master of business administration Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

In recent years, knowledge and capabilities to manage corporate sustainability have become a significant component of different career paths in companies, consultancies, and even in non-profit and public institutions. As ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Centre for Sustainability Management Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

The Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM) conducts research, teaching and continuous education in the fields of entrepreneurial sustainability management, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and social entrepreneurship. With a strong focus ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Mi­nor in Sustaina­bi­li­ty Sci­ence

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

The Minor in Sustainability Science provides a comprehensive exploration of the issue of sustainable development and integrates social, cultural, ecological/environmental and economic perspectives through project-based work. It includes inter- ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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MBA in Sustainability Management

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Students in this programme learn a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary subjects related to sustainability management and corporate social responsibility (CSR). They also acquire comprehensive general management qualifications and the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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MSc in Global Sustainability Science

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

The two-year dual degree program in Global Sustainability Science is jointly administered by Arizona State University and Leuphana University of Lüneburg. It aims to provide an academically well balanced education ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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MSc in Sustainability Science

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

A distinctive feature of Leuphana University Lüneburg's inter- and transdisciplinary research-oriented and problem-focused Master's program in Sustainability Sciences is its balance between sustainable natural sciences and sustainable humanities ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Developing key competencies for sustainable development in higher education Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Purpose

To date, little attention has been given to the circumstances in which the process of developing key competencies for sustainable development may take place. The purpose of this paper ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development Membership Required

  • University of Vechta
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • RMIT University

The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of existing and upcoming research approaches for higher education for sustainable development. It provides ...

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Getting an empirical hold of the sustainable university: a comparative analysis of evaluation frameworks across 12 contemporary sustainability assessment tools Membership Required

  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Although it is increasingly recognised that higher education institutions have to play a critical role in the progression towards a sustainable development, the question of what fields and issues universities ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Transdisciplinary research in sustainability science: practice, principles, and challenges Membership Required

  • Aberystwyth University
  • Stellenbosch University (Western Cape)
  • Maastricht University
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • Arizona State University (AZ)

There is emerging agreement that sustainability challenges require new ways of knowledge production and decision-making. One key aspect of sustainability science, therefore, is the involvement of actors from outside academia ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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The Global Classroom Experiment. Challenges and Opportunities for International Education for Sustainability Membership Required

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Sustainability problems need to be addressed by concerned citizens, who are able to (1) critically understand the complexity of the world, (2) take action in appropriate ways to address those ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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