Natālija Cudečka-Puriņa Winner of the BUP PhD Award 2019
Dr. Natālija Cudečka-Puriņa, Liepaja University, is the winner of the BUP Award for best thesis in 2018 in the category Social Sciences and Humanities. Her thesis has the title Ensuring Municipal Waste Management Sustainability by Administration of Landfill Management Companies.
Natālija Cudecka-Purina’s thesis addresses a very timely and pressing sustainability problem, namely, waste management in the Baltic Sea Region. It explores practices that can help reduce the share of waste that goes into landfills. The research is guided by an interdisciplinary approach that combines local governance, economics and the natural science basis behind resource flows. By showing ways in which resources can be recycled instead of landfilled Dr. Cudecka-Purina contributes to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The publications Dr. Cudecka-Purina crafted in the context of this thesis bear testimony of her academic excellence. Finally, the thesis must be commended because it does not only contribute to the academic debates on waste management but it has also an applied component that helps practitioners in the field to make waste management in the Baltic Sea Region much more sustainable.
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BUP Symposium 2020.
Welcome to the BUP Symposium 2020. This wil be:
- an opportunity to meet colleagues
- an arena where to discuss research
- an opportunity to disseminate and take part of new knowledge and
- an opportunity to get published and spread research in the BUP
Research Notes Letter 3/2019
To highlight some of the research that is carried out in and on the Baltic Sea Region we publish The Research Notes Letter.
Sustainability Collection: some recent papers available
The Baltic Research and Publications Programme (BUPRaP) is pleased to make a set of recently published papers available for wide use. They are:
Call for Interests: 2nd Workshop on the Environmental Impact and Economic Sustainability of Nord Stream 2 and Other Sub-Marine Natural Gas Pipelines
The IUSDRP are currently planning the "2nd Workshop on the Environmental Impact and Economic Sustainability of Nord Stream 2 and Other Sub-Marine Natural Gas Pipelines". The event will be held in, Lviv, Ukraine, on 13th-14th May 2020. It is organised by the Ukraine National Forestry University and the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme.