News & Events

Virtual Forum: Fan and Convertino discuss Urban Form, City Scaling, and City Typologies

February 09, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Urban Form, City Scaling, and City Typologies  Led by: Yingling Fan  (Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Minnesota) & Matteo Convertino (Asst Professor, School of Public Health, … Read more

Virtual Forum: Kirti Das, Rick Feiock and Anu Ramaswami discuss Wellbeing Studies and Social Actor Theories of Change

February 03, 2017

Kirti Das, Rick Feiock and Anu Ramaswami  will discuss Wellbeing Studies and Social Actor Theories during our network’s spring course Friday, February 3, 2017. Kirti Das (University of Minnesota) discussing: Early Results … Read more

Virtual Forum: Nagpure, Boyer and Lal discuss Advances in Measuring Environmental Impacts of Infrastructure Provisioning in Cities during our network’s spring course

January 26, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Advances in Measuring Environmental Impacts of Infrastructure Provisioning in Cities Led by: Ajay Nagpure and Dana Boyer (University of Minnesota) Discussing: Inequity in Infrastructure Provision and … Read more

Fisher and Ramaswami discuss Sustainable Healthy Cities, Urban Design & Disruptive Technologies to launch our network’s Spring 2017 course

January 19, 2017

Join us Friday for a discussion on: Sustainable Healthy Cities, Urban Design & Disruptive Technologies  Led by: Prof. Thomas Fisher, Director, Minnesota Design Center, University of Minnesota College of Design, discussing: Disruptive Technology and … Read more

Professor Lutgarde Raskin wins the ISME/IWA Biocluster Award Grand Prize

January 06, 2017

Congratulations to SRN member, Professor Lutgarde Raskin, who has won the ISME/IWA Biocluster Award Grand Prize in 2016. This prestigious prize rewards interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology … Read more

Rahul Sharma and Professor Gabe Chan Provide Commentary for Nature Energy

December 27, 2016

Read University of Minnesota PhD Rahul Sharma and Professor Gabe Chan’s invited commentary in Nature Energy, “Energy poverty: Electrification and well-being.” The commentary is based on a paper Sharma and … Read more

Sara Meerow and Josh Newell Publish on Spatial Planning for Green Infrastructure in Detroit

December 16, 2016

SRN student Sara Meerow and faculty member Josh Newell, both at the University of Michigan, developed a Green Infrastructure Spatial Planning (GISP) model to maximize the ecosystem services of green … Read more

Masters and PhD graduate assistantships are available to study sustainable and healthy cities.

December 09, 2016

Sustainable Healthy Cities is a unique research network of universities, cities, governments, NGOs, and industry partners who are co-developing the science and practical knowledge that enables urban infrastructure transformation toward … Read more

SRN Seeks Post-Doctoral Associate at University of Minnesota

October 06, 2016

The Sustainable Healthy Cities Network seeks a Post-Doctoral Associate to conduct research in an exciting interdisciplinary program, focusing on Sustainable Infrastructure and Cities at the University of Minnesota. Particular focus … Read more

Network’s Annual Meeting Includes Interdisciplinary Skills Workshop

August 27, 2016

The annual meeting of the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network convened on August 25th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The first component of the meeting was a course for graduate students on Interdisciplinary Environmental Study … Read more


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