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7th October 2014 / Africa Hub news, China Hub news, Europe Hub news, Latin America Hub news, North America Hub news, South Asia Hub news, Understanding sustainability

STEPS wins ISSC Transformations to Sustainability grant

The ESRC STEPS Centre is delighted to have won an International Social Science Council (ISSC) seed grant under the new...
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16th June 2014 / Research methods

Andy Stirling at events on well-being and research methods

STEPS director Andy Stirling was a speaker at “Let’s Talk Happiness – beyond GDP”, a conference organised by the Various...
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28th April 2014 / Africa Hub news, Food & Agriculture

African Farmer: a new online game

African Farmer, a free, open source online game, has been launched by the Future Agricultures Consortium and the University of...
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13th January 2014 / China Hub news, Climate Change & Energy, News

Can Chinese innovation help address the climate crisis?

New research project explores lessons for 'low carbon innovation’ from world’s biggest polluter A unique new UK-China project launches today,...
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10th October 2013 / Resource politics, South Asia Hub news, Urbanisation, Water

Access to Water in peri-urban India

A new article examining the increasing inequalities around water provision in Delhi by STEPS Centre partner Alankar is published this week. Socio-Spatial Situatedness and...
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28th August 2013 / Food & Agriculture

Arguing about agronomy: the changing politics of agronomy research

A new article in Outlook on Agriculture explores how agronomy has been affected by social change since the 1970s. The science of...
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8th July 2013 / Food & Agriculture, Pastoralism, Resource politics

Getting the facts right on land grabs: 5 new (free) articles

As part of its series on land grabs, The Journal of Peasant Studies has released a collection of 5 new...
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Green grabbing
14th June 2012 / Pastoralism, Resource politics

Press release: Green grabs: the dark side of the green economy

Green’ market initiatives are increasing poverty. Local ecosystem stewardship must be nurtured instead. ‘Green grabbing’ -  the rapidly-growing appropriation of...
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