February 6, 2019
A new lecture series discussing popular scientific topics kicks off on February 7. The first three events of the “Knowledge Knows No Limits” series focus on scientific research conducted by Central European University’s professors in the areas of climate change, cognitive science and network science. Each lecture also includes a professor from another Hungarian university or expert from the field, as well as a popular Hungarian figure who can provide practical ways to incorporate the research discussed into everyday life.
May 10, 2018
Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz of CEU's Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and CEU Provost and Professor Liviu Matei are cited in this Science magazine article about the threats to teaching and research in Hungary. http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/hungarian-scientists-are-edge-country-poised-force-out-top-university
February 28, 2018
CEU Professor of Environmental Sciences and Policy Diana Urge-Vorsatz and colleagues wrote this piece in Nature on strategies for mitigating climate change in urban areas. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-02409-z
February 8, 2018
This Atlantic article features CEU Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy alumna Jessica Jewell and her research on fossil fuel subsidies. https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/02/maybe-cutting-fossil-fuel-subsidies-wouldnt-do-much-good/552668/
January 30, 2018
Name: Tamara StegerTitle: Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and PolicyNumber of years at CEU: about 15 yearsHome city/town & country: US What's your favorite Hungarian food?Organic local paprika! Not the powder, but the whole vegetable.
September 26, 2017
At a time when the world may already have entered its sixth mass extinction, in this instance triggered by human induced climate change, cropland expansion, deforestation, and over-exploitation of wildlife and other resources, it is more urgent than ever that humans and wildlife learn to co-exist. Brandon Anthony, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at CEU, co-leads the research and teaching field “Sustainable Management of Socio-ecological S
September 11, 2017
CEU Professor Diana Urge-Vorsatz will co-chair the next meeting of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) delegates in Edmonton (Canada) in March 2018. (scroll down) http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/09/10/news/un-climate-panel-put-human-behaviour-under-microscope
August 7, 2017
Academia Europaea’s Council announced the election of Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor at CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and director of the Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) as member of the academy at its meeting on September 4, 2017.
July 3, 2017
Three CEU programs have been awarded the prestigious status of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMD). The European Union’s Erasmus Mundus program aims to make studying in Europe more attractive for students from around the world by supporting outstanding joint programs in areas where Europe excels.
May 3, 2017
For energy transition to succeed, it's not enough to be viable on a technological and economic level, it must also be politically feasible, panelists concluded at a university-wide seminar held April 27 as part of the Intellectual Themes Initiative at CEU.