On Friday, the 10th of November, ICIS presented and tested the LABkit with ca 50 participants of the “City-makers Congress” in Rotterdam.
Sustainability certification provides little to no financial benefits for small-scale farmers on Indonesian palm oil plantations.
The study association of the master's programme in Sustainability, Science and Policy, ASAP, has kept a community garden for about four years in Maastricht on the Mergelweg. Under the inspiring leadership of Colin Laviolette, around eight students maintain the garden.
From 7-8 June 2017, the URB@Exp project consortium held a final conference in the city of Graz, Austria to present and discuss the results of this 3-years transdisciplinary research project co-funded by JPI Urban Europe.
In February the NVRD (The largest national waste management association of the Netherlands), the City of Maastricht and Maastricht University EDLAB launched an innovation challenge for solutions for the problem of dumped waste.
A committee of four Dutch and German professors gave the institutes very high marks for societal relevance, research quality and viability during an independent assessment.
Annika de Flor has won the Kremers Award for her Master thesis: 'Water-related Ecosystem Services in the Environmental Impact Assessments in the Peruvian mining industry’.
Two months after the official project kick-off, delegates of the ten organisations participating in the ENERGISE consortium convened in Maastricht to review the work done so far and to plan the tasks ahead.
ICIS Maastricht University and Wageningen University (WUR) organized a fruitful and inspiring symposium to present knowledge and insights gathered in two projects: SPIN and SUSPENSE.
ICIS released a new book which gives an overview of the diversity and richness of ongoing and recent sustainable development research at the institute in 35 short chapters, and it introduces ICIS research agenda for the coming years.