September 12-16, 2016
Prof. Carlo Giupponi, Dean of VIU and Director of Venice Centre for Climate Studies, Professor of Environmental Economics, Dept. Economics, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Organized in collaboration with Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change.
Level of students and suitable fields of study
PhD candidates in the fields of global change and sustainability studies, economics, environmental sciences, from any of VIU member universities (applications from graduate students and from PhDs from other universities will be considered).
The school will introduce and widen the challenges within the newly introduced Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) and the circular economy approach, focusing on SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and production and SDG 13 Climate Action, linking them through the green economy perspective.
The aim of the school is exposing participants (PhD and graduate students) to principles and issues related to the SDGs and the circular economy perspective, analysing them from different points of view and providing tools and methodologies to apply, among the others (i) economic and political tools, (ii) consumers’ behaviour and demand role, (iii) innovation and technical aspects, (iv) indicators and evaluation techniques.
The school is organized as a combination of lectures and student activities from Monday morning to Friday. The participants will be involved in lectures and in group work for practising and applying the tools and techniques presented. Moreover they will be provided with some survival skills for young researchers such as project proposal development.