New deadline for pre-assignment poster

For those of you that have missed handing in the pre-assignment poster there's a new deadline Wednesday September 10 at 23.30. You find the assignment here: Introductory Assignment: Regional Sustainability Challenges

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Erik Rosenberg – DiaNa Communication Tool

You can download the powerpoint here: MSD DiaNa Presentation 2014-09-02 (pdf)

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Readings and web-lectures for week 36

You can find the readings and videos for week 36 self-study sessions here:

Thanks for a great course start today!

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Literature

There are three books that you will work with during the course.

  • Öberg, Gunilla. (2011). Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies: A Primer. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Graff, Gerald. & Birkenstein, Cathy (2010). They say / I say: the moves that matter in academic writing. 2. ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
  • Hald, Matilda (ed.) (2011). Transcending Boundaries: How CEMUS is changing how we teach, meet and learn. Uppsala: Centrum för miljö- och utvecklingsstudier i Uppsala (CEMUS). Available online: download pdf

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How to create an academic poster

We included the following links in the actual assigment as inspiration and resources:

A simple search for "academic poster" on YouTube will also give you some help, as the one embedded below. And don't forget to read through the instructions again.

Happy researching and poster making!

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Introductory assignment and preliminary schedule posted

You find them in categories above and here:

Introductory Assignment: Regional Sustainability Challenges

Preliminary schedule

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MSD-programme welcome week

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Joint lectures and semester start-up events at CEMUS

September 1: CEMUS Annual Autumn Semester Start-Up Lecture: ”A Storm Blowing from Paradise” with Dougald Hine, educator, writer, thinker, at 18.15-20.00 in Eva Netzelius (and Gunnar Johansson), Blåsenhus, von Kraemers Allé 1A.

September 3: Sustainability is for Everyone! (limited number of seats, please be on time) with Alan AtKisson, writer, consultant, musician, at 10.15-12.00 in Ekman Lecture Hall, EBC, Norbyvägen 14.

September 4: Welcome to CEMUS mingle – come and meet fellow students and staff (International and Swedish students) at 15.15-17.00 in CEMUS Library/Lab/Lounge, Geocentrum, Villavägen 16.

September 8: Arm Chair Debate on the Future of the University and the Purposes of Higher Education between Sharon Rider, Professor in philosophy UU and Daniel Mossberg, Director of Studies CSD/CEMUS, at 10.15-12.00 in Hamberg Lecture Hall, Villavägen 16.

September 11: Project cafe co-arranged with CEMUS Roots at 16.15-18.00 in CEMUS Library/Lab/Lounge, Geocentrum, Villavägen 16.

September 15: Live report from the Balaton meeting with Isak Stoddard, Acting Programme Director CEMUS, at 15.15-17.00 in Hamberg Lecture Hall, Villavägen 16.

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Thank you!

For a great introductory course. looking forward to the fall and let me know if you miss any information here...

/Kind wishes Malin

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Reading for Magnus Tuvendal

There is a link to some interesting reading for Magnus lecture. Posted on top of this page...

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