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On the 3rd- 5th September, the Director of CGSS, Professor Kamarulazizi Ibrahim, was in Manchester, United Kingdom to present a paper entitled 'The Institutional Dimension of Sustainability: Creating an Enabling Environment for Sustainability Transformation at USM' at the World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U -2014).
MSDP Boot Camp
On the 25th of August, CGSS had organized a Boot Camp that was held in CGSS Conference Room. The program was conducted from 8.30 am to 6.00 pm. The objective of this Boot Camp is to allow student who comes from various background and experience to gather further information regarding the program structure of the Master's in Development Practice Sustainability (MSDP).
A 'Retreat Laboratory 2014' was held by CGSS at Cinta Sayang Resort last 21st-24th August. The purpose of this programme is to determine future directions and plans of CGSS and to achieve sustainable development goals. Experts from various background (water, energy, health, agriculture and biodiversity) were invited to give a talk on their respective field . A lot of new information and input gained during the programme.
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VISITING PROFESSOR FROM ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY
A two hours talk by Professor Timbarmby from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom entitled "Personnel
Economics from a Historical Perspective” was recently held in CGSS conference room last 15th August. Many modern
contract theories has been featured in the talks.
Sambutan Aidilfitri di CGSS telah diadakan pada 8 Ogos 2014 (Jumaat). Terima kasih kepada semua yang hadir memeriahkan suasana.
CGSS Eid Fitr Celebration was held on the 8th August 2014. Thank you for all that attend the event and made it such a joyful celebration.
THE SUN : 28 July 2014
APPROVAL OF APN ACTIVITIES UNDER CLIMATE ADAPTATION FRAMEWORK
CGSS has been AWARDED by APN a grant under Climate Adaptation Framework.
Project Title : "Building Capacity for Reducing Loss and Damage Resulting from Slow and Rapid
Onset Climatic Extremes through Risk Reduction and Proactive Adaptation within
the Broader Context of Sustainable Development".
Project Leader : Prof. Kamarulazizi Ibrahim
Project Award : US$ 23,000 (Year 1); US$47,000 (Year 2);
Project Reference : CAF2014-CD03-NMY-Ibrahim
The Center for Global Sustainable Studies (CGSS) offers 3 postgraduate degrees by research and 1 postgraduate degrees by coursework.
1. Master of Science (Sustainability),
2. Master Of Arts (Sustainability)
3. Doctor of Philosophy (Sustainability).
4. Master's In Sustainable Development Practice
These are offered on a full-time and part-time basis.
USM students from sustainability class (WSU 101) in collaboration with CGSS opened an exhibition
booth at the foyer of lecture halls on 28-30th April 2014. The exhibition attracted good response from
the public who were curious about sustainability.
Advisory Board Meeting
Date : 24th March 2014 (Monday)
Time : 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Venue : Chancellery Meeting Room, Level 6, Chancellery Building,
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Date : 24th March 2014 (Monday)
Time : 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Venue : University Conference Hall (DPU),
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia