at the University of Massachusetts Boston
ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES
- With UMass Boston's School for the Environment, the Center for Governance and Sustainability was a major driver behind the $3.1M IGERT grant (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) from the National Science Foundation for its transdisciplinary, transnational program, "Coasts and Communities." The program provides fellowships for two students a year from four different UMass PhD programs (Global Governance and Human Security, Environmental Science, Environmental Biology, and Environmental Business) in order to cross-train them in the other disciplines. Learn more!
- Center Co-director Maria Ivanova was appointed to the United Nations Scientific Advisory Board. She is one of 26 global experts who will advise Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on science, technology, and innovation for sustainable development. Read the U.N. press release.
UN Scientific Advisory Board Releases New Report
UN report calls for a greater place for science in international decision-making