COUPLED is a four-year, European Training Network granted by the EC under Horizon 2020.

We put the research approach of TELECOUPLING into action for solving sustainability challenges for land use. How to understand processes and actors that influence land use in an increasingly interconnected world? We train a new generation of young scientists to better integrate research, innovation and social responsibility.


Postcards from the field: A gold mine in Tanzania

Written by Anna Frohn Pedersen. Postcards from a gold mine in Tanzania. In October 2018, I travelled to Tanzania, seeking to understand how an increased global focus on sustainable mining has affected small scale mining practices. What I encountered was a sector with much entrepreneurship and where hope and risk go hand in hand. It…

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March 10-15, 2019:
COUPLED Training Course on Scientific Writing

Strategies and techniques for drafting scientific texts, pitfalls in scientific writing, self-help techniques, publications outlets, open-science and open-access publishing. The last two days consist of a writing retreat.
Lead: Thilde Bech Bruun and Ole Mertz, University of Copenhagen
Location:  Artés (Catalonia)

March 5-7, 2019:
COUPLED Training Course on Governance and Justice inTelecoupling

Training course on how to analyse governance and justice issues in telecoupling research.
Lead: Esteve Corbera and Beatriz Rodriguez-Labajos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Location: Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona