Top action tips for graduate students and researchers to act on SDGs

George Mason University, Illinois State University


Graduate students are preparing to enter an academic and career climate that is 21 percent of the way through a new century, part of a generation burdened with two tasks: addressing the mistakes of the past and forging a habitable future for all. The United Nations Publishers Compact SDG Fellows are confident that these tips will introduce a pathway towards participation in the Sustainable Development Goals. To ensure those choosing the challenge of achieving the SDGs by 2030, below are our recommendations for masters, doctoral and postdoctoral students, who can move the needle by leveraging their personal and institutional power.