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Who shapes the future of cities we want? What role will educators, students, and young professionals play? What are the skills, competencies, and tools needed? What are the opportunities for bridging education, research, and practice for sustainable cities?
“Cities can be cradles for innovation and sustainability transitions. They are places where slow and fast transitions are initiated and accelerated as well as test-beds and seedbeds for innovations. Cities have social, ecological and technological assets that are essential for economic and social development locally and globally; there is thus an imperative for balancing their efforts for continuity and prosperity while ensuring a livable space for their citizens.”
Dr. Niki Frantzeskaki, SUSTAIN Project team member and DRIFT Researcher, publishes a new research article on "a transition scenario for leapfrogging to a sustainable urban water future in Port Vila, Vanuatu". Here's an excerpt from the research article published this month.
This week on careers, scholarships and opportunities on sustainable urban development:
2016 His Majesty the King’s Scholarships and Her Majesty the Queen’s Scholarships: "The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) manages a number of Master’s level scholarships provided by the Royal Thai Government (RTG) to qualified candidates with excellent academic qualifications from Thailand and other Asian countries". Click here for more information.