Warwick Global Sustainable Development

Warwick Global Sustainable Development

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In the final episode of the series, Professor Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla (Professor in Global Sustainable Development and Head of the School for Cross-Faculty Studies) gets us thinking about and its delivery from a global perspective, by sharing her research on the Cuban Internationalist Solidarity Programme. We will find out more about what means to the professionals on the programme, as well as how the programme itself has impacted society 🩺

Warwick Global Sustainable Development

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/gsd/aboutus/peoplenew/stephaniepanichelli
WE'RE HIRING! We are looking for two students (year out placement or recent graduates) to join the Sustainability Team. Deadline for applicants is 15th September. Roles to start ASAP. For more info and to apply: https://bit.ly/3BzHipi
The Sustainability Team currently has 3 internships available via the WIP scheme taking place June/July, taking applications until Sunday 16th May.

Please visit the following links to apply:

- Biodiversity (WIP 2149901) = https://lnkd.in/deNRWwb

- Sustainability Engagement (WIP 2149237) = https://lnkd.in/dBQsTyn

- Carbon Accounting and Scope 3 (WIP 2149331) = https://lnkd.in/d6BXWac
📣 Current students, we're hiring! 📣

We're looking for an individual with well-developed research abilities to undertake a comprehensive research exercise and use their analytical, evaluative and imaginative skills to generate refreshed approaches to the recruitment and employability of our students.

Closing date: Sunday 11 April 2021

Open to current undergraduate students who are based in the UK for the duration of the internship (Tier 4 visa holders are eligible, but only if based in the UK)

https://myadvantage.warwick.ac.uk/students/jobs/detail/2141943/liberal-arts-research-intern-w

Our friends over at Warwick Global Sustainable Development are also hiring!

https://myadvantage.warwick.ac.uk/students/jobs/detail/2141940/global-sustainable-development

Closing date: Sunday 11 April 2021

Open to current undergraduate students who are based in the UK for the duration of the internship (Tier 4 visa holders are eligible, but only if based in the UK)
On Wednesday 3 June at 11am Dr Jess Savage and Dr Alastair Smith will be sharing their experiences of teaching on a variety of modules within Warwick Global Sustainable Development, and how they support students like our founders and team members to feel empowered to engage positively in sustainability problems.

Later on Wednesday at 3pm, our co-founders Ellie, Maddie and Hollie will be speaking alongside other students involved with sustainability-focused enterprises, such as Animals' Move, Icycle, and Warwick SEED.

These sessions are available to all Warwick students, staff and alumni.
https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/enterprise/summer-term-online/week-7
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Michelle's company Lorax Compliance Ltd has supported almost 100 companies internationally achieve more responsible packaging by developing award winning reporting software, a business solution for a green problem.

Michelle will be sharing her journey during our Launch ‘Inspire Me’ Webinar 3rd June at 3pm where you will also get the opportunity to ask Michelle and our other amazing speakers your own questions.

This event is themed around ‘Green Business’. Many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals relate to the green agenda could be addressed by you through projects and businesses lead by YOU!

Spaces are limited so please register for your FREE place ASAP to avoid disappointment!
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Oliver is a successful Dragon's Den Contestant who will be speaking at our Launch ‘Inspire Me’ Webinar where he will talk about his business producing graduation gown completely from recycled materials. Churchill Gowns - quality academic regalia has already prevented over 50,000 plastic bottles going to landfill!

Oliver will be sharing his journey during our Launch ‘Inspire Me’ Webinar 3rd June at 3pm where you will also get the opportunity to ask Oliver and our other amazing speakers your own questions.

This event is themed around ‘Green Business’. Many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals relate to the green agenda could be addressed by you through projects and businesses lead by YOU!

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Mya-Rose is a 17-year old British Bangladeshi from Bristol. She is a prominent birder, naturalist, conservationist, environmentalist, race activist, writer, speaker and broadcaster, writing the Birdgirl Blog since January 2014 when she was 11 years old, which is extremely popular with both adults and children and now has over 4 million views.

Mya-Rose will be sharing her journey during our Launch ‘Inspire Me’ Webinar 3rd June at 3pm where you will also get the opportunity to ask Mya-Rose and our other amazing speakers your own questions.

This event is themed around ‘Green Business’. Many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals relate to the green agenda could be addressed by you through projects and businesses lead by YOU!

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Harry is a 23-year-old recent Engineering Coventry Graduate turned CEO of Million-pound green energy company. Harry will be sharing his journey during our Launch ‘Inspire Me’ Webinar 3rd June at 3pm where you will also get the opportunity to ask Harry and our other amazing speakers your own questions.

This event is themed around ‘Green Business’. Many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals relate to the green agenda could be addressed by you through projects and businesses lead by YOU!

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The world is ready to be changed.🌎 Want to find out how your Green business idea can drive that change?

This event is themed around ‘Green Business’. Many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals relate to the green agenda could be addressed by you through projects and businesses lead by YOU!

Join us in an inspiring webinar where two former Coventry University students technology🍃 & create 🎓 from recycled plastics ♻️
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"I have found that working in various WP roles has been not only engaging but very enjoyable and worthwhile alongside studying!". Our Warwick Global Sustainable Development student Meredith talks about her experience with the WP team. There are three programmes that offer current Warwick students the opportunity to become a Mentor. Applications are open until 22 October.

https://our.warwick.ac.uk/student-job-series-widening-participation-mentor/
Do you know enough about antibiotic resistance and have the public awareness campaigns worked? Dr Marco Haenssgen of Global Sustainable Development writes for the Conversation:

https://theconversation.com/antibiotic-resistance-public-awareness-campaigns-might-not-work-111926

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The official page for the Global Sustainable Development Department at the University of Wa

Transdisciplinarity is at the heart of our teaching, learning, and research in Global Sustainable Development. Global challenges spill over disciplinary boundaries, and our unique academic home reflects this. Based in the School for Cross-faculty Studies, our staff and students have genuine opportunities to transcend disciplinary boundaries, creating new knowledge about the world we live in.

Operating as usual

Photos from Warwick Global Sustainable Development's post 01/11/2022

Last month, our postgraduate taught students ventured to the University of Warwick's Wellesbourne Campus! 🌱

As part of their core 'Global Challenges and Transdisciplinary Responses' module led by Dr Jess Savage, they were asked to think about soil characterisation in the lab and in the field 💭

Thanks as always to Dr Rob Lillywhite, our resident soil expert from the School of Life Sciences!

Interested in finding out more about the modules on our MASc (Master of Arts and Science) in Global Sustainable Development? Check out our department website ➡ https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/gsd/prospectivestudents/postgraduate/

You can also register for our Virtual Open Day later this month ➡ https://warwick.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/opendays

26/10/2022

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📣 Seminar alert! 📣

Dr Patrick Meehan, an Assistant Professor in the GSD Department, will provide insights into the political economy of the illegal drug trade in Myanmar based on extensive fieldwork conducted as part of a five-year research programme (2017-2022) led by SOAS University of London entitled 'Drugs and (dis)order: Building sustainable peacetime economies in the aftermath of war’.

This seminar is taking place on campus tomorrow in MS.05 (Zeeman Building) at 16:15-17:30. We hope to see you there!

dr_patrick_meehan Dr Patrick Meehan works in Global Sustainable Development in the School of Cross-Faculty Studies at the University of Warwick, where he is leading a new research project on rare earth mining in the Myanmar-China borderlands. He is also a post-doctorate research fellow in the Department of Developmen...

18/10/2022

📣 Upcoming Research Seminar! 📣

Professor Chris Dolan from the GSD Department will be giving a talk titled 'Queering the Pitch?' Male Survivors and Conflict-related Sexual Violence. Meet Chris and hear about his research!

📅 Wednesday 2 November 2022
⏰ 12:45-1:45 pm
📍 Room R2.41, Ramphal Building and online on MS Teams

All Warwick staff, students, and alumni are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/events_calendar/events/research_seminar_professor_chris_dolan/

12/10/2022

In June, staff from across University of Warwick were invited to attend the University's inaugural Inclusion Conference.

Two of our students, Naomi Carter and Sophie Kitching, presented at the conference on the important topics of combatting menstrual stigma to enhance wellbeing and inclusive teaching for autistic and neurodivergent students. We spoke with Naomi and Sophie about their work and their experiences of the conference.

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/gsd/gsdnews/warwick_inclusion_conference/

10/10/2022

The winners of our Global Sustainable Development Competition this year produced outstanding poems! Their work has now been published in GLOBUS Warwick, a student-run online publication at the School for Cross-faculty Studies👏

Read 'A Mortal Paradox' by Maia Gorman: https://globuswarwick.com/2022/10/07/a-mortal-paradox-a-poem-by-maia-gorman/

And 'Patient Earth' by Ella Thompson: https://globuswarwick.com/2022/10/03/patient-earth/

Find out more about our competition and this year's winners ➡ https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/gsd/engagement/gsdcompetition/

Tips for incoming first year GSD students – OurWarwick 23/09/2022

Tips for incoming first year GSD students – OurWarwick

Are you starting your undergraduate studies with us soon? If so, we recommend you check out Harry's 'Tips for incoming first-year GSD students' blog post!

"My advice is to be a sponge, accept new ideas and concepts before coming to your own conclusion whether you think that concept is strong."

Tips for incoming first year GSD students – OurWarwick Honestly, I can’t believe I am about to begin my 3rd and final year as a Warwick GSD student. The last 2 years have flown past before I’ve even been able to fully take in the ups and downs of my unforgettable university experience, and here I am now, 3 weeks away from the ‘last dance’. So in...

20/09/2022
Timeline photos 12/09/2022

Timeline photos

We join with so many other communities across the world in expressing our sorrow at the death of Her Majesty The Queen. Like many universities, the University of Warwick was granted its Royal Charter of Incorporation in 1965 by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, and our flags are at half-mast to pay our respects and honour her memory.

07/09/2022

Interested in sustainability and sustainable development at the University of Warwick?

Join a series of (free!) events on 22-23 September for the launch of Warwick's Sustainability Strategy and the refreshed vision for the Institute for Global Sustainable Development 🚀

On the 23rd there will be a Research Day exploring emerging research challenges and how we collaborate and forge partnerships with non-academic partners to support sustainable development 🌏

Everyone is welcome! Book your place now ⬇

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/igsd/newsevents/events/launch22/

06/09/2022

Teaching and Tutoring Excellence Awards: School for Cross-faculty Studies Success!

We are delighted to celebrate two(!!) winners of the Warwick Awards for Personal Tutoring Excellence from the School for Cross-faculty Studies 🥳🎉🙌

Teaching and Tutoring Excellence Awards: School for Cross-faculty Studies Success! We are extremely proud that several members of staff from the School for Cross-faculty Studies have been recognised for their dedication to teaching and tutoring in the 2022 Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) and Warwick Awards for Personal Tutoring Excellence (WAPTE)!

Climate change education for social transformation 30/08/2022

Climate change education for social transformation

"The time to learn and act for our planet is now!"

UNESCO and UNFCCC have launched a series of conversations on climate change education for social transformation. The next episode, 'Our future starts with you: How to become a climate change champion'. takes place today at 14:00 CEST ⬇

Climate change education for social transformation UNESCO’s e-Platform on intercultural dialogue is designed for organizations and individuals to learn from shared knowledge or experiences from infl

Photos from Warwick Innovation District's post 30/08/2022

Photos from Warwick Innovation District's post

Photos from Warwick Innovation District's post 30/08/2022

Photos from Warwick Innovation District's post

25/08/2022

A new report details preliminary findings from the project ‘Rare Earths in the Just Transition: Connecting Global Inequalities in REEs Commodity Chains’ ⬇

https://thebritishacademy.ac.uk/documents/4203/Just-transitions-rare-elements-global-inequalities.pdf

The project was led by Professor Mandy Sadan (Global Sustainable Development) and was funded by the British Academy.

25/08/2022

This year's is happening virtually September 19-20!
Join other sustainable development experts and enthusiast at ICSD as we focus on making a more inclusive and sustainable planet. 🌎
https://ic-sd.org/register/

Photos from Warwick Global Sustainable Development's post 23/08/2022

A new book by Dr Nick Bernards, Associate Professor in Global Sustainable Development, 'A Critical History of Poverty Finance', has recently been published by Pluto Press 📚

The book looks at the history of financial 'solutions' to global poverty, tracing out links between colonial-era practices and contemporary fintech fads. It shows how past and present efforts to extend access to formal financial services have reinforced and exacerbated embedded patterns of uneven development.

https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745344829/a-critical-history-of-poverty-finance/

https://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/91344

Research funding success for School for Cross-faculty Studies students 19/08/2022

Research funding success for School for Cross-faculty Studies students

Congratulations to our students for securing funding for their summer research projects!

This year, five students from the Global Sustainable Development Department have successfully secured an Undergraduate Research Support Scheme (URSS) bursary: Angel Hartono, Florence Valerie, Isaac McGirr, Georgios Pazaitis, and Georgios Pazaitis 👏

Find out about their projects ⬇

Research funding success for School for Cross-faculty Studies students This year, six students from the School for Cross-faculty Studies have successfully secured a Warwick Undergraduate Research Support Scheme bursary. Find out about what their summer research projects will involve and take a look back on previous projects completed by students from the School.

19/08/2022

Introducing : Global intergenerational conversations on climate change 💬🌍 A new youth voices film produced by the University of Bath Institute for Policy Research (IPR), Cambridge Zero and the UK Universities Climate Network.

The film will feature individual intergenerational conversations, between young people and community elders, to explore how climate change is affecting them, their hopes and fears for the future, and how things have changed over their lifetimes.

Visit https://www.zero.cam.ac.uk/who-we-are/blog/news/play-your-part-cop27-submit-entry-actnowfilm2 to learn more and find out how you can get involved. Deadline for submissions: 2 September 2022.

18/08/2022

Welcome - GSD - University of Warwick

Congratulations to everyone receiving their A-level results today! 👏

We are delighted to be welcoming new faces to our GSD community 🥳 If you’re joining us in September, please keep an eye on our Welcome pages ⬇️

Welcome - GSD - University of Warwick Welcome to the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) Department! Find out what's ahead and view our schedule for Welcome Week.

Timeline photos 17/08/2022

Timeline photos

Have you recently finished your degree and looking to work in in the UK? Take a look at this unique Internship Programme from - nurturing the vital next generation of conservationists by providing grants to enable them to work on a specific project. Access the internship grant applicants from https://ptes.org/grants/apply-grant/internship-grant-criteria/

Photos from Warwick Global Sustainable Development's post 10/08/2022

On our Master of Arts and Science (MASc) in Global Sustainable Development, students study one of our core modules called ‘Global Challenges and Transdisciplinary Responses’. This module is divided into three units, each focusing on a Global Challenge 🌏

This year, through this module students had the opportunity to explore campus, learning about soil health and food security. They spent some time in the labs in the School of Life Sciences, and in the big outdoors at Gibbet Hill Wood 🌳🍃

Find out more about this core module and our postgraudate taught programme ⬇
https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/gsd/prospectivestudents/postgraduate/

03/08/2022

Apply to Global Grad Show 2022

📣 Check out the Global Grad Show, a programme for university students and recent graduates from across the world working on social impact innovation!

You can apply with projects in any discipline, at any development stage – from concept to working solution – as long as it is an innovation creating positive impact for society or the planet.

- $100,000 in prizes are awarded to four teams
- Live showcase in Dubai with free accommodation
- Media coverage
- Digital showcase
- Knowledge exchange
- Networking opportunities

📅 Deadline to apply: Friday 12 August 2022 (next week)

https://www.globalgradshow.com/call-for-projects/

https://www.globalgradshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/GGS_2022-2023_Students.pdf

Photos from Warwick Liberal Arts's post 29/07/2022

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Timeline photos 29/07/2022

📣 PGR students, check out this annual conference on "Artificial Intelligence and Digital Opportunities in the Workplace"!

Are you a PGR student at the University of Warwick? Are you interested in digital technologies and/or AI?

Our GRP Annual Conference 2022 “Artificial Intelligence and Digital Technologies in the Workplace” is open for registration and paper submissions.

Find out more at: https://bit.ly/3oEAJNr

📍 Scarman House Conference Centre, Space 11, CV4 7AL, Warwick University. 9-6pm , 16 September 2022.
📃 Deadline for submissions: 6 September 2022.

25/07/2022

A Call to Action for all Warriors!

This is a call for Egyptian and International youths interested in participating in an exciting and action-packed Simulation Model.

The British University in Egypt is organizing a pioneering Simulation Model in collaboration with the UNDP and under the auspices of High-Level Climate Champion H.E. Mahmoud Mohieldin

During this global Simulation Model, university students from around the world are brought together to simulate real activities. Selected candidates will be trained by distinguished scholars and practitioners to simulate country delegates and representatives of international organizations to promote a live dialogue on .

Apply now and join us this summer and be the change you want to see in the world.

For details on registration, check out our e-brochure and visit our website.
https://www.bue.edu.eg/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/COP27-Brochure-3.pdf

The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Association of Arab Universities اتحاد الجامعات العربية
United Nations Development Programme - UNDP
UK in Egypt
British Council Egypt
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Mohamed Loutfi
Sarah El-Khishin
Amr Seda
Universities UK
UNDP Egypt

Nicky Campbell - 19/07/2022 - BBC Sounds 19/07/2022

Nicky Campbell - 19/07/2022 - BBC Sounds

If the UK went completely carbon neutral what difference would it make to world CO₂ levels and climate change? 🤔

Hear from Dr Alastair Smith, Senior Teaching Fellow in GSD, about the necessary changes for meaningful progress - 43 mins in on BBC Radio 5 live ⬇

https://bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m00199qx

Nicky Campbell - 19/07/2022 - BBC Sounds Nicky Campbell takes your calls on the day's talking points.

19/07/2022

Virtual Year Book 2022 - GSD - University of Warwick

We hope everyone had the best day yesterday 🎉

Take a look at our GSD Class of 2022 Yearbook ⬇

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/schoolforcross-facultystudies/gsd/engagement/alumni/yearbook2022

Virtual Year Book 2022 - GSD - University of Warwick This virtual yearbook has been created to record the thoughts and reflections of the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) Class of 2022 and our staff. Please browse through the messages below and use the submission form to add your own.

18/07/2022

📣 Important information! 📣

GSD Class of 2022, your department photo will now be taking place inside the new Faculty of Arts Building instead of on the Piazza. Please head over for your department photo immediately after your graduation ceremony 🎓

Spread the word! 😊

18/07/2022

We’ve had a lovely morning chatting with Elaine Wong who is one of our 2019 graduates! 🎓

Elaine is speaking at the Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony later today and has prepared some brilliant reflections on her time at Warwick 👏

11/07/2022

Looking forward to watching our students present their research from the Sprinter School in and , plus more student researchers from around the world & a keynote from Nora Michaelis of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, The University of Warwick
Register https://forms.gle/CkYJWaLFdMhei76eA

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