Lecture of Ruth DeFries, 29th of March 2017, Heverlee
"Navigating an Urbanizing World"
Possibility to informally discuss / meet Ruth
PhD lunch with Ruth DeFries
Informal discussion between PhD students and Ruth DeFries
An exchange of ideas around your sustainability research
Further discuss topics that were brought up in the morning lecture
PhD student and PostDocs welcome!
Ruth DeFries is a geographer and professor in ecology and sustainable development at Columbia University in New York. Her work has given profound insight in how humans change the land and how this affects climate, biodiversity en human prosperity. Her analyses of socio-economic systems are an authoritative guideline for policy and society. Recently, Ruth DeFries wrote the popular science book: “The Big Ratchet: How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis”.
No registration required.
(Registriation only required for PhD lunch!)