Professor Bleischwitz publishes article on Circular Economy in China

Professor Raimund Bleischwitz, Scientific Director at Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), and his team have recently published the article, ‘Circular economy in China: achievements, challenges and potential implications for decarbonisation’, a reflection on China’s ongoing transition to a circular economy. For the full article, visit https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921344922001951. 

IIES NEWS | ISSUE 04 | January 2022

IIES News Issue 004

We are pleased to share IIES NEWS issue 04, our quarterly newsletter showcasing IIES events and opportunities for member faculty and students. If you have a news story you would like to share, please email Julia: . Here is an excerpt from Issue 04: Director’s Message Professor Douglas Evans As I write this message, we … Read more

IIES Receives Award for International Cooperation

Photo showing IIES event in Hong Kong

The International Institute for Environmental Science (IIES) is honoured to have been awarded the Jiangsu Province International Science and Technology Cooperation Award in China. The award has been made to our director Dr. Douglas Evans, on behalf of the IIES. The award is the highest honour given to an international recipient in China’s Jiangsu Province. … Read more

Professor Huy Dang (Trent University) receives notable award from the Vietnamese Government

Huy Dang

The IIES congratulates Professor Huy Dang from Trent University, who was awarded the Golden Globe in Science and Technology for early-career scientists from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Vietnam.  Every year the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology honours ten early-career scientists with awards in Medicine, Biology, Information Technology, Environment, and Material Science. … Read more

IIES NEWS | ISSUE 02 | February 2020

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We are pleased to share IIES NEWS issue 02, our quarterly newsletter showcasing IIES events and opportunities for member faculty and students. If you have a news story you would like to share, please email Julia: . Here is an excerpt from Issue 02: Director’s Message Professor Douglas Evans Welcome to a new decade. As … Read more

Professor Edward Bouwer, chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, dies at 63.

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Ed Bouwer last month and wish to express our condolences to the Bouwer family and Johns Hopkins University faculty and students. Ed Bouwer was a professor at Johns Hopkins University for over thirty years and was chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering … Read more

Launch of new IIES facilities at Nanjing University

School of the Environment, NJU

Nanjing University recently completed work on the new IIES facilities at the NJU School of the Environment building. The University celebrated the opening with a reception and tour of the facilities on June 25. IIES Director, Douglas Evans attended the event, along with representatives from five IIES Chinese member universities, representatives from the University of … Read more

IIES Board Member Publishes Important Article on Globalization of the Circular Economy

Factory Worker

The IIES congratulates Professor Yong Geng and his co-authors on their recent publication in the acclaimed international science journal, Nature. The article outlines the importance of developing global platforms for sharing the data and policies necessary for the development of a circular economy. Professor Yong Geng is the Dean of the School of Environmental Science … Read more

IIES NEWS ISSUE 01

Screenshot of News Issue 01 October 2018

Introducing IIES NEWS a quarterly newsletter showcasing IIES events and opportunities for member faculty and students. If you have a news story you would like to share, please email Julia: . Here is an excerpt from Issue 01: Director’s Message Professor Douglas Evans Welcome to the first edition of the IIES NEWS, a quarterly newsletter … Read more

Edinburgh 2018 | 4th Annual Workshop

Edinburgh 2018 | 4th Annual Workshop

  July 1-3, 2018, University of Edinburgh hosted the Institute’s 4th Annual Science and Policy Workshop. The Workshop was held at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation. This year we had over 90 participants from 11 international universities and institutions. Starting the sessions off were our plenary speakers: Mr Andrew Bissell (SunAmp Ltd), Mr Max … Read more

IIES pleased to announce newest member National Taiwan University

IIES is pleased to announce the newest member: National Taiwan University

On November 6, 2017, IIES Director Douglas Evans travelled to Taipei to sign formal membership agreement with the National Taiwan University. He was welcomed to the University by the Director of the Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, Professor Alan Lin. Pictured above from left to right: Prof Hwong-wen Ma, Prof Alan Lin, Doug Evans, Prof … Read more

IIES Signs Membership Agreement with Institute of Geochemistry

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April 12, 2017: Dr. Douglas Evans, Director of the IIES, recently visited the Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGCAS) in Guiyang, China to sign the membership agreement between the two institutes. Deputy Director Prof. FENG Xinbin signed the agreement on behalf of the IGCAS.

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