MUrCS students undertaking the ‘Problem-Based Learning in Urban Climate and Sustainability’ (PLUCS) module visited the local College of Architects in Huelva, Spain to understand the groupwork task more in-depth.
MUrCS Intake 4 celebrated the end of their study programme with a Thesis Show on 19 September 2023. The Thesis Show highlighted student thesis research achievements in the form of posters of student work. MUrCS staff, Industry partners, current and past students attended the event.
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! https://www.oph.fi/en/news/2023/erasmus-mundus-master-programmes-challenges-and-successes-discussed-coordinators-meeting
Asia-Plus article Nov 30, 2022 promoting the MUrCS Programme: How to enroll Master’s degree program in urban environment English: https://asiaplustj.info/en/news/tajikistan/society/20221130/how-to-enroll-masters-degree-program-in-urban-environment Russian: https://asiaplustj.info/ru/news/tajikistan/society/20221130/kak-postupit-na-magistratura-v-oblasti-planirovaniya-ustoichivih-gorodov
Last updated on November 30th, 2022MUrCS 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 … Read more
Last updated on October 26th, 2022Despite the challenges and delays posed by COVID-19, the 2020 intake of MUrCS was able to defend their thesis and complete all study requirements in October 2022. Congratulations!
Last updated on October 26th, 2022Newsha Modjrian and Nerxhana Tallushi of the class of MUrCS 2020, together with three other Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students, participated in the SHAPE Sustainability Impact Projects, organized by The British Academy (BA) and Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS-UK). This brought together students from different disciplines across social sciences, humanities, and … Read more
Last updated on October 26th, 2022The 2nd intake of MUrCS graduated on 23 November 2021. Under the current restrictions, it was not possible to hold a full graduation ceremony but some students were able to receive their academic gowns and diploma in person.
Last updated on October 26th, 2022A student project by Rabeya Begum, Oksana Ananyeva, Aira Valdez and Nichamon Rattanakijanant from the MUrCS 2019 cohort: https://www.gcu.ac.uk/assetmanagement/media/gcalwebv2/beamresearchcentre/BEAM_Climate_Proofing_Glasgow.pdf
Last updated on October 26th, 2022We are delighted to announce that a continuation of the MUrCS approach has been selected for EU co-funding! This secures financial support to the programme till 2026. Building on the success and lessons from MUrCS, the aim of the new Master of Urban Climate and Sustainability1.5 (MUrCS1.5) is to produce high … Read more