Strong ties with Stockholm Environment Institute
Stockholm University and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) work together closely on issues and research regarding development and the environment. The Vice Chancellor of Stockholm University, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, sits on the board of SEI and researchers there can be affiliated with the university.
Featured collaborative projects:
- Cooperative research applications and financing: The partners shall identify areas of research and submit applications together. This includes identifying and contacting foundations and private donors.
- Cooperative teaching and seminars: Researchers at SEI shall guest lecture at the university and the university’s researchers can participate in SEI’s seminars. Opportunities for shared seminars, workshops and other events shall be developed.
- Guidance of postdocs: Senior researchers at SEI shall be able to mentor postdocs at the university. The university and SEI can also work together in the guidance of a master’s project.
- Researchers’ affiliations: Researchers at SEI are connected to the university, and vice versa. The agreement also offers the possibility for university researchers to be connected to SEI’s offices in Estonia, Kenya, Thailand, the UK and USA.
About Stockholm Environmental Institute
In 1989, the Swedish government founded the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) to be an international participant in research on issues surrounding the environment and development. The institute focuses on policy issues, applying integrative knowledge, and reducing the gap between research and decision making. The research at SEI is organised around four main topics:
- management of environmental systems
- reducing climate risks
- transforming governance
- rethinking development
Read more about SEI on their website: www.sei-international.org/
February 24, 2017
Page editor: Kimberly M Parke
Source: External Relations and Communications