Sustainable Development Goals

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. 

Our research contributes to improved knowledge related to all Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) as set by the United Nations in 2015. However, we are especially strong in knowledge development related to the eight goals listed below.

News

7 December 2018
Utrecht University PhD researcher Madelon Eelderink explains her work studying Participatory Action Research from a Social Ecological Systems perspective.
6 December 2018
Utrecht University researchers Maarten Kleinhans, Appy Sluijs, Marleen van Rijswick and others argue that we must rigorously adapt to sea level rise.
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5 December 2018
Utrecht University researchers Maarten Eppinga and Mara Baudena interviewed about their research tree social networks NPO's Vroege Vogels.
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Events

14
Dec
14 December 2018 12:45 - 13:30
Geet Litjes assessed the technical, economic and environmental benefits of local use of energy generated by rooftop PV systems.
24
Jan
24 January 2019 09:00 - 18:00
At the Pathways to Sustainability conference all sustainability related researchers and partners come together at TivoliVredenburg.
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Sustainability