Global Environment & Society Academy

2016 news

Archived news from 2016.

Global Academies at Buckingham Palace

 HRH, The Princess Royal with Prof. Dave Reay
GESA Director Professor Dave Reay joined other Global Academy representatives for an event at Buckingham Palace.

Weather Matters

A space for those of us in GESA working on climate-change-related issues to talk together

New MSc in Landscape and Wellbeing

OPENspace delighted to announce new one-year masters programme will take an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to understanding the importance of the environment for human health and wellbeing.

Online course in Sustainability and Social Responsibility launched for 2016-2017

In 2015-16 the Global Environment & Society Academy, along with CSE, CAHSS, and the VP Learning and Teaching, funded the development of a new university-wide online course.

GESA students at Clinton Global Initiative 2016

12 students from Edinburgh - five of whom were supported financially by GESA - took part in an international meeting with President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton this April. 

The Antwerp Declaration

Launched on the 23rd of September 2016 at the European Ecosystem Services Conference in Antwerp.

The Leverhulme - Global Academies Perfect Storm seminar series

The Perfect Storm scholars, currently five PhD students funded by the Leverhulme foundation and affiliated to the Global Academies, started their seminar series at the beginning of this year.