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.


Eric Lambin awarded Blue Planet Prize 2019

Eric Lambin, earth system science professor at Universite Catholique de Louvain and Stanford University, has been honored with the 2019 Blue Planet Prize. This award is widely considered the Nobel Prize for science that contributes to solving global environmental problems. Eric’s current research tries to understand how globalization affects global land use, and how private…

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Becoming Qualitative Researchers

ATC 11 – Qualitative Research Methods at the Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, 27 April 2019 Written by Sahar Malik, ESR 14 After three days of intense discussions and networking at the Global Land Programme Open Science Meeting 2019 in Bern, the group of ESRs spent a rainy Saturday at the Centre…

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July 21-25, 2019:
ICCB 2019: 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology

ICCB is the major global forum for addressing conservation challenges and for presenting new research in conservation science and practice. Siyu Qin is presenting insights from land system science for conservation.

Location:  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia