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Urban Metabolism in Policy and Practice - Brussels edition

Dear all,

  We are glad to invite you at the seminar "Urban Metabolism in Policy and Practice" on Tuesday Nov 26th from 9h to 18h taking place at Brussels (venue TBD).    This seminar is the last of the three part global seminar series that investigates how urban metab...

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Our highlight this week: Aristide Athanassiadis



Aristide is Chair of Circular Economy and Urban Metabolism at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Within this framework he attempts to build bridges between the academia, public administrations and “circular” actors in order to accelerate Brussels’ transition to...

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Member Spotlights: Qian Zhang



 

 

Qian Zhang is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Victoria (UVic), working on deep decarbonization transition in the infrastructure sector with Prof. Chris Kennedy. His primary research interest and ...

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SUS Section Meeting at ISIE 2019

Dear SUS Members,

We look forward to seeing many of you tomorrow during our section meeting at ISIE 2019 in Beijing. The section has been very active in the past two years. It is now time to plan for the next two years and we are excited to share and discuss some ideas with you.

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Member Spotlights: Anna Petit-Boix



Anna Petit-Boix is a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Societal Transition and Circular Economy at the University of Freiburg (Germany) (https://www.transition.uni-freiburg.de/). Her research focuses on urban sustainability, which is addressed through a variety of methods such as...

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SUS Section Outing during ISIE Conference

Dear all,

The Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Section is organizing an outing event to visit the Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Hall next Sunday (July 7) afternoon. We plan to gather at 1pm (exact location to be annouced later) and pool taxis to the Exhibitional Hall (about...

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Member Spotlights: Oludunsin Arodudu



I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Geography, Maynooth University, Ireland. I currently research on energy and climate change mitigation potential of organic wastes and wastelands in Sub-Saharan Africa (Nigeria to be precise). I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree i...

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Member Spotlights: Xu Wang



Xu Wang has joined the Centre for Water Systems at the University of Exeter to undertake a Royal Society Newton International Fellowship since 2017. Before that, Xu successively served as Assistant and Associate Professors at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests are ...

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Webinar - Sustainability Through The World's Cities on June 5, 10am EDT

ISIE SUS Webinar Series  The Sustainable Urban Systems section invite you all to attend our 2019 webinar series, with our first webinar to be presented by Prof. Daniel Hoornweg of Univeristy of Ontario Institute of Technology's Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science. Please register usi...

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Member Spotlights: Paul Currie



I would describe myself as a systems thinker - I am intrigued by the different types of relationships that we have with people, nature and infrastructures, and the complex layerings of cause, effect and feedback that drive our systems. I completed an Ecology undergraduate in Stony Broo...

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New Metabolism of Cities website is out! Feedback most welcome.

Dear all,

Some of you might already know about the work we are doing at Metabolism of Cities (an online and open source web platform).

For some years now, we have tried to centralise information (articles, research projects, data, etc.) around urban metabolism. That also le...

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