Consortium

The Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium was funded by the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme. The ESPA programme is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Natural Environment Research Council. The Consortium comprised more than 30 researchers working in government-university/research institute country teams:…

Diseases

The Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa programme saw natural and social scientists working on four zoonotic diseases, each affected in different ways by ecosystem changes and having different impacts on people’s health, wellbeing and livelihoods. Lassa Fever Lassa fever is an often-fatal viral haemorrhagic illness endemic in West Africa, where up to 300,000 infections and…

VIDEO: TECHNOLOGY & THE GREEN ECONOMY

Our session at Planet Under Pressure in March looked at how to open up diverse pathways to sustainability, looking at different technologies from around the world. Adrian Ely (STEPS) spoke about the STEPS Centre’s work on how to introduce more diversity and inclusion in how science & technology is organised and funded. Other speakers talked…

TIM JACKSON PUBLIC LECTURE AT SUSSEX, 14 MAY: WHERE IS THE GREEN ECONOMY?

On Monday 14 May, Tim Jackson is coming to Sussex University to give a public lecture, organised by the STEPS Centre. The lecture’s called “Where is the green economy? Prosperity, work and sustainability ‘after the crisis’”. The lecture is open to all, and will be followed by a drinks reception. The full event details are…