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MUrCS students Ankur Negi, Samin Poudel and Paola Zhamo successfully finished their internship on August 31st 2023, with a final presentation for representatives from different directories of the Päijät-Häme Regional Council, see their official web Newsletter: https://paijat-hame.fi/korkeakouluharjoittelijat-selvittivat-monipaikkaisuuteen-soveltuvia-alueita-paijat-hameessa/
MUrCS Student thesis work is currently on exhibition! “The Warming City – Visual Narratives of Urban Heat Stresses in Germany” (https://www.gcu.ac.uk/aboutgcu/universitynews/capturing-urban-heat-struggles-through-the-lens). The Warming City depicts how German urban residents confront and cope with heat stress, especially in cities.
Dr Eeva Aarrevaara and coordinator Alexandra Maksheeva from LAB visited the event at the Finnish Agency of Education in February 2023. See link below!
An article by Eeva Aarrevaara and Alexandra Maksheeva from the MUrCS programme in LAB Circular Economy Annual Review 2022 (last article, p 110).
Asia-Plus article Nov 30, 2022 promoting the MUrCS Programme:
How to enroll Master’s degree program in urban environment
The final Course Work reports in Urban and Interactive planning 2022: Niemelänranta area in Heinola.
MUrCS had its first-ever in-person graduation ceremony on 23 November 2022 at GCU in Glasgow! 21 people graduated with flying colours and congratulations to all!
Last updated on November 30th, 2022
MUrCS Graduate and current researcher at the GCU’s Research Centre for Built Environment Asset Management (BEAM) Mushfik Jalal (MUrCS, 2022) recently presented urban heat island mitigation approaches for Dhaka, Bangladesh at the World Cities Day on 31 October 2022. The work, based on Mushfik’s MUrCS thesis highlighted to planners in Bangladesh the need for detailed density and height zoning within the city and green and blue infrastructure approaches to mitigate the rising heat island problem in Dhaka.