This page is dedicated to the students of the Master in Innovation, Human Development & Sustainability of the University of Geneva and their research. These blog posts give you an idea of the projects developped within the Solution Space and the Master Degree.
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Information Technologies and Sustainable Investment (panel with ITU and UNCTAD)
On November 1st, 2021, the students of the Master in Innovation, Human Development and Sustainability of the University of Geneva attended two panels as part of their mandatory course “Research and Innovation Metholodogy”. Two topics were covered: Information Technologies for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Investment.
Francesco Pisano on the UN Library in Geneva
“Repairs will no longer work, and instead imagination, knowledge, and hope must work in sync to create a new system of global cooperation.”
Real Food Systems (RFS)
On Monday, 25 October 2021, our Research and Innovation Methodology class had the amazing opportunity to hear from Karlee Schnyder, under the theme: Food production and SDGs. Karlee Schnyder is both the Director and Youth Ambassador Coordinator at Real Food Systems,...
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR): Project Light Up Engine
Innovation! For most, entrepreneurs in the private sector have set the tone in defining what the term means, but what do public organisations like the UN think it is? Erik, a peace keeping and humanitarian in action since 2005 together with Ana, an IHDS alumni who is...
Data Science for the SDGs
1st of November 2021 Juliette Gailly and Zoé Riondel Introduction of the panelists and organizations Prof. Matteo Tarantino is a lecturer at the University of Geneva and the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milano. He specializes in gathering and processing...
Panel Discussion on Open Innovation for Scaling up the SDGs
Post by: Vanessa, Christina, Huimin, Jiayi, Yixin and Zhenyao On October 4th, 2021, we were honored to have four guest speakers, Jonas Haertle, Afroditi Anastasaki, Julia Dallest and Stephanie Chuah, who shared their ideas and experience of open innovation for scaling...
Panel Discussion on Digital Health and SDGs
On October 25th our research and Methodology Class had a series of interesting speakers and engaging discussions. We had three speakers come in to discuss their work with the class and underscore the need for global cooperation in an era of unprecedented crisis.
Empowering Refugees through Higher Education
Post by Mariya Denisieva, Thurka Sinnathurai and Xenia Harder Introduction of the Panelist In today’s panel, we were introduced to InZone - a programme of the University of Geneva that empowers refugee communities by providing them with higher education...
Panel Discussion with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)
Post by Malou Celander, Franziska Kurz, and Leyi Li, 2021 MIHDS students Introduction of the panelists of GICHD Angela Hoyos Iborra, the External Relations and Policy Advisor of GICHD, is responsible for GICHD policy work along with advice and training since...
Following the federal government easing of restrictions on in-person teaching in Swiss universities as of Monday, 19 April and the University of Geneva’s subsequent guidelines on this, we are happy to confirm that the SDG Solution Space is now partially open to our partners, students and other collaborators.