Misse Wester have submitted Lund Municipality's Climate Policy to the City Council.
Our colleguage Misse Wester is the vice-chair of Lund Municipality's Climate Policy Council. This Wednsday she submitted the Council's report for 2023 to the City Council. In the report, we focus on improvements in the circular economy and transport, in particular cycling. The article and report is in Swedish and if you want to read more about it, [...]
Welcome to join our Master thesis presentations that are coming up!
Our Master thesis presentations will be on May 31st, June 1st and June 2nd. You are very welcome to join, and you find all the information about the presentations in the schedule.
Jakob Svensson will present his doctoral thesis!
Our doctoral student Jakob Svensson is going to present his doctoral thesis, June 9, 2023. You are welcome to attend at the presentation, that is located in the V-building at LTH, room V:B at 1pm. The presentation will be in Swedish. We wish Jakob good luck!
Supporting Climate and Sustainability action in Wester Balkans Higher Education!
3-4 May the Erasmus+-project 1Future has been initiated. The Division of risk management and societal safety was represented at the kick-off meeting in Tirana. The University of Tirana is leading the project which includes 18 partners. 1Future (jOiNEd For sUsTainability - bUilding climate REsilient communities in WB and EU) concerns supporting [...]
Living environments and health in the ageing societies in times of crises!
Our colleague Mo Hamza is going to speak at the Living Environments and Health in the Ageing Societies Seminar in Lund, May 22nd. The event is planned as part of MIRAI 2.0 seed-funding to develop collaborations between Japan and Sweden on living environments and health in ageing societies in times of crises. The aim of the current seminar is to [...]
Richard Choularton has led a trigger system's technical design to scale-up Malawis social cash transfer program!
With support from the World Bank and Tetra Tech, the Government of Malawi has developed an advanced system to trigger the scale-up of its social cash transfer program to help protect food-insecure households from droughts. Richard Choularton led the trigger system's technical design, applying an innovative method to link drought risk models to food [...]
Johan Ingvarson invited expert to RIVM !
As part of the ongoing update of risk management regulations in the Netherlands, Johan Ingvarson was invited to review the new regulatory approach. The Netherlands has been a pioneer in risk management in general and managing risk in land-use planning in particular. The Dutch regulations has for years served as input and inspiration to other [...]
Irja Malmio had her mid-term seminar at the division!
On 22nd of March 2023, Irja Malmio had her mid-term seminar at the division. Irja’s presented her research which concerns the relationships between the concepts social sustainability and security. She is interested in how they are overlapping and mutually constituting concepts, but at the same time, they are opposing, conflicting and in several [...]
The EU-project 1Future has been initiated
On March 23 the EU-project 1Future had its first kick-off meeting. 1Future (jOiNEd For sUsTainability - bUilding climate REsilient communities in WB and EU) is a collaboration between several Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) at the Western Balkans (WB) and three EU universities. Lund University, through the Division of risk management and [...]
Mo Hmaza just published a new book: Rebuilding Communities After Displacement
This book presents a collection of double-blind peer reviewed chapters under the scope of sustainable and resilient approaches for rebuilding displaced and host communities. Forced displacement is a major development challenge, not only a humanitarian concern. A surge in violent conflict, as well as increasing levels of disaster risk and [...]