Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development

Transition to a sustainable society

The Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development is the scientific institute for sustainability research and teaching of Utrecht University. We contribute to the transition to a sustainable society through scientific excellence in a multi-disciplinary environment. 

We work in multi-disciplinary teams of four research groups: Energy and Resources, Environmental Governance, Environmental Sciences and Innovation Studies.

Snapshots

News

5 February 2016
Colette Bos vertelt bij BNR Nieuwsradio over haar promotie: hoe de wetenschappelijke agenda wordt gestuurd door maatschappelijke thema's.
Koen Frenken
4 February 2016
The sharing economy is a credit to consumers because the price of many goods has gone down considerably, says prof. Dr. Koen Frenken in his inaugural lecture.
28 January 2016
Sarah Gerssen-Gondelach werd naar aanleiding van haar promotie uitgebreid geïnterviewd door de Volkskrant.
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Events

12
Feb
12 February 2016 16:15 -
Professor Innovation Studies Koen Frenken will hold his inaugural lecture titled "Deeleconomie onder één noemer" on Friday 12 February.
19
Feb
19 February 2016 14:30 -
Judith Verstegen studied uncertainties in land use change model projections.
17 - 22
Apr
17 April 2016 12:00 -
The Utrecht University research focus area Future Deltas is organizing the EGU2016 session Sustainable management of river deltas under pressure.
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