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square logo steps laSustainability hub in Latin America

Latest STEPS Centre regional hub opens in Buenos Aires.


Square shaped Johan picSPRU's director receives award

Professor Johan Schot receives award for "outstanding contribution to the history of technology".

pic taken at machines roomFablab workshop

Two-day workshop on makerspaces and sustainable development held in London.

a shoe printed3D printing in Latin America

New article considers whether 3D printing signals a technological revolution for Latin America.

picture of a labComparative study on research policy

New report compares research policy in a set of Nordic countries and a set of international counterparts.

E&W men sqEnergy and water interdependencies

Policy note identifies several actions that can provide a new framework for enhancing the governance of energy and water interdependencies.

cogsInclusive innovation research findings

Research findings presented to policy makers, farmers and industry in Chile and Colombia

colciencias signing 2Colombian students to study at SPRU

Colombian Government to support students to study at SPRU.

taiwan flag / mapTraining for Taiwanese government officials

Senior figures from the Taiwanese Government recieve tailored training programme with SPRU's experts

nuclear sqNuclear power politics

Short video explains outcomes of research into the politics influencing nuclear power trajectories in the UK and Germany

BHFPAccelerating progress towards sustainability

New briefing paper provides information on how local organisations can accelerate progress towards sustainability.

profs 3Three new professors

SPRU appoints three new eminent professors in energy, sustainability transitions and economics of innovation

IST 2015 hosted at SPRUIST 2015

SPRU hosts an international conference that provides a platform to demonstrate the extensive sustainability transition research taking place within SPRU

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