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Panel Discussion and Workshop: The Future Sustainable University

Lund University
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At a workshop on 18 October 2017 organised by the Sustainability Forum, students and staff can put forward their ideas to develop Lunds University’s continuing sustainability-related work. Get involved and discuss different themes in a small table format. The workshop will be preceded by a panel discussion on how to integrate sustainability in education - with staff from across the university (OBS - the panel will be in Swedish).

You will be able to participate at two workshop tables (where you can speak both English and Swedish) during the afternoon. There will also be time for mingling before and after the event including a chance to talk to student associations known for their positive approach to sustainability. At each workshop table there will be specialists, a discussion leader and someone who documents the proposed ideas. There will also be a discussion at every workshop table about how Lund University can work according to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

Registration

Registration in advance is needed. More information about the event (in Swedish)

Workshop themes

Sustainability in education

How can education become more sustainable? And how do we progress based on the work now being done nationally to evaluate sustainability in education? 

Practising what we preach!

How can we develop sustainability-related work at Lund University? How do we measure and monitor sustainability?

Travel and virtual meetings

Can we reduce travel through using digital meetings, webinars etc.?

Purchasing, procurement and divestment

How can Lund University drive sustainable development through its financial transactions?

A sustainable campus

Can we think in a more sustainable way concerning premises, green areas, communications etc.?

A healthy work and study environment

How can we reduce stress and improve the wellbeing of staff and students?

Gender, gender equality, diversity and equal opportunities

How can the University’s work relating to equality, gender equality, diversity and equal opportunities be developed? Challenges and opportunities?

Sustainability in third-cycle education

Does all third-cycle education require elements of sustainability and, if so, how do we achieve it? Which success stories can we learn from?

The role of research in sustainable societal development

How can we be better at spreading our research and listening to the needs of society? And can society exert too much control over research?

Student involvement

How can students’ involvement in sustainability issues be supported and made more visible? Is there a need for a "Green office"?

 

Time: 
18/10/2017 - 15:00 to 17:30
Location: 
AF-Borgen, Lilla salen and Nya Fest

About the event

Time: 
18/10/2017 - 15:00 to 17:30
Location: 
AF-Borgen, Lilla salen and Nya Fest

Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, CEC

Sölvegatan 37
223 62 Lund, Sweden

Visiting address
The Ecology building, Sölvegatan 37, Lund