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Nordic-Baltic multidisciplinary course on sustainable urban development

Nordplus Horizontal has provided funding for arranging a multidisciplinary course on sustainable urban development each autumn during 2019-2021. The course is based on the successful Nordic City Challenge design and is coordinated by Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre in … Continue reading

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Enhancing campus biodiversity with students, staff and other campus users

Blog by Anna Heikkinen and Jere Nieminen Conference travel may have far-reaching consequences – also other than climate change related. In September 2018, our Business to Nature (B2N) Research Group attended a corporate responsibility conference in Leeds, UK, to present … Continue reading

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NSCN core group seminar in NTNU Trondheim 30.1.-1.2.2019

Blog by Meri Löyttyniemi, chair of NSCN 2,5 days went fast when NSCN core group visited NTNU in Trondheim. NTNU main campus  Gløshaugen is situated in a spectacular location up on the hills of Trondheim. Truly Norwegian atmosphere, with majestic … Continue reading

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New BOLD ideas presented by the Nordic City Challenge for developing Kulbanekvarteret area in Copenhagen

Imagine a meeting point with an outdoor library, green walls, or a lighthouse powered by cycling. Or think about a memory trail showcasing shared history or barefoot pathways that improve the wellbeing of both nature and humans while strengthening the … Continue reading

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Carbon footprint of university operations and the Paris agreement

Text: Christian Solli, Environmental advisor of the NTNU Introduction Avoiding the most extreme temperature increases due to climate change is the biggest environmental challenge the world is facing. In order to live up to our commitment (Paris agreement) of keeping … Continue reading

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NSCN contribution strong in the ISCN 2018 conference in Stockholm

Text and photos: Meri Löyttyniemi The ISCN 2018 conference 11-13 June in Stockholm, Sweden was hosted by KTH vice-president Göran Finnveden and his excellent team. NSCN member institutions brought multiple contributions to the programme. Here´s a few examples – in … Continue reading

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UCPH WINS AWARD FOR SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS EXCELLENCE

The International Sustainability Campus Network (ISCN) has awarded The University of Copenhagen, one of the founding institutions of the NSCN, with the Building and Innovative Infrastructure Award on account of Mærsk Tower’s excellence in sustainability performance. The award was announced … Continue reading

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