News & Events

NEW STUDIES: Photovoltaic generation, energy system transitions, and more

May 12, 2020

Sustainable Healthy Cities Network researchers published new papers about photovoltaic generation, energy system transitions, and more. Kangkang Tong and Anu Ramaswami applied a multi-level perspective and co-evolutionary framework to investigate … Read more

EDITORIAL: Urban food-energy-water systems

May 05, 2020

A new editorial from Sustainable Health City Network researchers Joshua P. Newell and Anu Ramaswami introduces a special issue of Environmental Research Letters, “Focus on Urban Food–Energy–Water Systems: Interdisciplinary, Multi-Scalar … Read more

NEW STUDIES: Gardening, land footprinting, and more

March 31, 2020

Sustainable Healthy Cities Network researchers published several new papers in the first quarter of 2020. Dana Boyer and Anu Ramaswami compared urban food systems in four cities across the United … Read more

LEADERSHIP: SHCN Director Ramaswami Joins Princeton Faculty, Leads New India Center

August 12, 2019

The  director of the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network (SHCN), Anu Ramaswami, has joined the faculty of Princeton University as of August 1, 2019. She has been named the inaugural director … Read more

POLICY ENGAGEMENT: SHC Researchers Collaborate on City-Wide Food Action Plan in Minneapolis

April 19, 2019

SHCN Director Anu Ramaswami and Innovation Manager Dana Boyer are bringing urban food systems research they are leading at the University of Minnesota to a city-wide, multi-stakeholder food policy action … Read more

POLICY ENGAGEMENT: SHC Director Presents at First Ever UN Environment Assembly Cities Summit

March 25, 2019

The UN Environment Programme and UN Habitat hosted the first-ever Cities Summit at the 4th UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)  in Nairobi, Kenya earlier this month. SHCN Director, Anu Ramaswami, was … Read more

NEW STUDY: In East Harlem, Community Gardens Provide More Than Food

January 10, 2019

SHCN faculty researcher Ben Orlove, of Columbia University, is a co-author of a new study of 35 community gardens in East Harlem considering questions of motivation and social value. Read … Read more

CONVENING: SHC Participates in International Workshops to Advance Science of Co-production

December 18, 2018

Sustainable Healthy Cities (SHC) Network research manager Sam Tabory recently participated in two workshops on the topic of co-production for knowledge and research advancement with practice and policy communities. The … Read more

EDUCATION: Certificates Awarded in Sustainable Healthy Cities’ Education Program

December 06, 2018

The Sustainable Healthy Cities (SHC) Network would like to congratulate the students, postdocs and staff who earned its Graduate Education Certificate in Integrated Infrastructure Solutions for Sustainable, Healthy and Livable … Read more

CONVENING: Science-Policy Dialogue on Metrics for Equity and Livability in Sustainable Cities

October 26, 2018

The Sustainable Healthy Cities (SHC) Network hosted a workshop October 16-17, 2018 with twenty-five city and policy partners to discuss concepts and metrics for livability and equity in sustainable cities. … Read more