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29 September, 2017
Just out in Human Ecology is a new paper – People, patches and parasites: the case of trypanosomiasis in Zimbabwe. It’s open access, so do have a look! It presents the results of a project looking at the socio-ecology of disease...
Blogs
29 September, 2017
Dr Fiona Nunan reports from a workshop in Ghana, where ESPA researchers and development practitioners looked for some answers to this hot topic. The way decisions are made about natural resources and how they are managed – their...
Blogs
28 September, 2017
In this timely webinar, Robert Felstead of the UK Research Councils and Kate Schreckenberg, ESPA Director review the guidelines for applying for GCRF funding, with a particular emphasis on the Interdisciplinary Research Hubs call...
News
15 September, 2017
As highlighted in ESPA Director Kate Schreckenberg's Overview and in the 30-page text, the programme has now resulted in more than 330 academic publications. Citations of ESPA papers in the past year have increased tenfold since...
News
11 September, 2017
Please note that the Invitation to Quote deadline has now passed and we are no longer receiving proposals for this work. A. Documentary film: Nature in balance – Managing our environment to leave no-one behind B. ESPA DELTAS film...
Blogs
7 September, 2017
Professor Shamsul Alam, Senior Secretary of the General Economics Division (GED), Government of Bangladesh visited the University of Southampton in late August to continue our collaboration on several large delta-focused projects...
Blogs
7 September, 2017
As the ESPA programme comes to a close, we have embarked on an effort to reflect on all that was learned during this journey, and to capture these lessons so that can be useful to current and future programmes, funders,...
Blogs
23 August, 2017
  Stephen Sironka Sankeni was a research assistant for the ESPA-funded Poverty and ecosystem service impacts of Tanzania's Wildlife Management Areas (PIMA) project. Now he’s been awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to pursue a...
News
18 August, 2017
The World Forum will bring together the latest developments and the leading actors, with a focus on mainstreaming natural capital considerations into decision-making. Senior figures from United Nations Environment, World Business...
Blogs
7 August, 2017
This week, Mahesh Poudyal, an environmental social scientist and interdisciplinary researcher, joins the ESPA team as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. His task: to support ESPA’s Director Kate Schreckenberg and Science Advisor,...

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