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28 July 2015 - Project (Agriculture & Food, Water & Sanitation)

GroFutures

A new STEPS affiliate project developing the scientific basis and participatory management processes by which groundwater resources can be used sustainably for poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa GroFutures: Groundwater Futures...
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27 July 2015 - Blog

Tackling climate change: the contested politics of forest carbon projects in Africa

Tackling climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our age. And this year is a crucial moment with the Conference of the Parties meeting in Paris in...
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27 July 2015 - Blog

Sussex Sustainability Research Programme seeks new Director

The University of Sussex is recruiting a Director for its Sussex Sustainability Research Programme. Initiated this year, SSRP spans four of the University’s Schools and the Institute of Development Studies...
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24 July 2015 - Blog

Does social science suffer from ‘physics envy’?

Many social scientists and some humanities scholars suffer from a condition that I like to refer to as ‘physics envy’. The term resonates with Freud’s theory of ‘penis envy’, as...
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22 July 2015 - Blog

From COP21 to antibiotics: all the latest news from STEPS

Resources to help make sense of climate change in the run up to COP21 feature in our latest newsletter, packed with new projects, publications and events. Read all about it:...
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