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Issue One - January 2015

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University of Dundee receives the Leaders of a Living Planet Award from WWF

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At a recent ceremony during the 7th World Water Forum in Deagu, South Korea, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) awarded the Leaders of a Living Planet Award to the University of Dundee.   This award scheme aims to recognise those that make a significant contribution to conservation of the natural world and sustainable development. The actions of institutions and individuals recognised as Leaders for a Living Planet are intended as inspiring examples of environmental leadership and as having demonstrated responsibility to protect the environment.   Other winners of the award including Kofi An...

Tweed UNESCO HELP Basin short-listed for UK River Prize

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The Tweed UNESCO HELP Basin has been selected by an expert panel to go forward as one of four category winners to the final of the UK River Prize. The UK River Prize celebrates the achievements of those individuals and organisations working to improve the natural functioning of our rivers and catchments and provide associated benefits to society. Tweed Forum, who are the lead applicant for the project came through as the winner of the ‘Partnership’ category, demonstrating wide-ranging involvement and engagement with communities and other stakeholders in the planning and delivery of restoration....

International Water Law and the Quest for Common Security

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New publication from PhD Alumnus, Bjorn-Oliver Magsig, Helmholts Centre for Environmental Research, Germany. This book analyses transboundary water interaction as a ‘case study’ for advancing public international law to fulfil its responsibility of promoting international peace and security. The present mindset of prevailing rigidity and state-centrism is challenged by examining how international legal instruments could be crafted to advance a more flexible and equitable approach towards transboundary water interaction, based on the concept of 'regional common concern'. Ways for implementing su...

Winners of CASS Teaching and Good Practice Awards event announced!

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The CASS Teaching and Good Practice awards, intended to recognise excellence and success in teaching and learning and to exemplify best practice in CASS, took place this morning.  We are delighted to announce the winners as follows: Early Career Lecturer Award – Dr Matthew Graham, School of Humanities Highly Commended – Yvonne Evans, School of Law Creative Teaching: Recognising Innovative Practice Award – Sarah King, School of Law Highly Commended – Pete Glen and Regan Shaw, School of ESWCE Highly Commended – Mary Knight, School of ESWCE Quite Amazing Award – M...

Winter Graduation 2014

Winter Graduation 2014
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109 students from the Graduate School of Natural Resources Law, Policy and Management had their degrees conferred today, 20th November 2014, at the University of Dundee's graduation ceremony at the Caird Hall. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all graduands, wish them all the very best in their future careers and also remind them to keep in touch! #dundeegrad...