Tamara Steger joined a team of researchers to conduct a participatory rural appraisal of efforts to enhance infrastructure in predominantly Romani communities in Eastern Slovakia. While work to improve social housing, water access, and waste management shows some results, Roma and rural struggles for a better life are rife with complexity and lack of opportunity.
Prof. Alan Watt, head of department and Andrea Farsang, PhD student are co-authors of the article “Environmental values in post-socialist Hungary: Is it useful to distinguish egoistic, altruistic and biospheric values?” published in a special issue on “Environmental Values in Central and Eastern Europe: Perspectives from East and West” of the Czech Sociological Review.
De Groot, J.I.M., Steg, L., Farsang, A., Keizer, M. and Watt, A., 2012.
The Environmental Sciences and Policy Department of CEU and the CRISP (CReating Innovative Sustainability Pathways, www.crisp-futures.com) team proudly present three visions on sustainable lifestyles in 2030. The three distinctive visions have been developed by youngsters in the age of 15-19, from six European countries (UK, Norway, the Netherlands, Greece, Lithuania and Hungary) by sharing their ideas about sustainable lifestyles and a sustainable society in 2030.
CEU's Sustainable Campus Initiative, alongside students from the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, collaborated on WasteFest 2013 – an event that took place March 19-21 to raise awareness on campus about how we can reduce the amount of waste CEU collectively produces as a community.
Prof. Brandon Anthony, Alina Szabo (PhD candidate), and Lusine Margaryan (ESP 2006-2007; currently PhD student at Mid Sweden University), all took part in Europe's 1st Workshop on Integrating Human Dimensions into Fish & Wildlife Management.
We are delighted that Diane Matar has won CEU's Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students.
"The CEU Academic Achievement Awards for First-Year Doctoral Students are meant to reward outstanding coursework and performance during the comprehensive exam. Annually there are 5-10 awards to be distributed. The awards amount to 500 EUR apiece."