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Final Internship Q&A with DRMCCA Students (Part 5 – Karen)

The fifth and final Q&A in the DRMCCA internship series is with Karen, who recently finished a  internship with the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP), which is based in Oxford in the UK. Karen completed her internship with GCAP at a distance, without needing to physically be in Oxford for the entire internship period. Read more about Karen’s experience below, and … Continue reading

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Internship Q&A with DRMCCA Students (Part 4 – Linn)

The fourth Q&A in the DRMCCA internship series is with Linn, who recently finished a three month internship with SREO Consulting in Istanbul, focused on programme monitoring and evaluation. Linn insightfully describes both the highlights and challenges of her internship experience, and gives invaluable advice for how to make the most of an internship. Read more about Linn’s time in Istanbul below! … Continue reading

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Internship Q&A with DRMCCA Students (Part 3 – Gwen)

The second Q&A in the DRMCCA internship series is with Gwen, currently interning with the Regional Office of the Red Cross for the English-speaking Caribbean and Suriname of the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent (IFRC) in Trinidad and Tobago.  Read more about her work to better integrate ecosystem-based adaptation with community-based approaches in the Caribbean through the … Continue reading

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Internship Q&A with DRMCCA Students (Part 2 – Giordano)

The first Q&A in the DRMCCA internship series is with Giordano, currently interning with the Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC) in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Read more about the work he’s been doing, and about his unique experience working in the direct aftermath of disaster. What is your name, and where are you from? Hey! My name is Giordano … Continue reading

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Internship Q&A with DRMCCA Students (Part 1 – Introduction)

The optional internship course in the DRMCCA curriculum is a significant way through which the programme seeks to connect practical, on the ground experience to what we learn and explore in our academic courses. In addition to the valuable, real world perspectives that the DRMCCA faculty’s professional experiences offer in the classroom, studying the DRMCCA programme also means students have … Continue reading

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A perfect storm (of DRMCCA students)

This past weekend was our inter-batch mingle, an event put together at the start of every year to give new and “old” DRMCCA students a chance to get to know eachother, share advice and experiences regarding the first year of programme, and build personal and professional networks. This year, newly arrived Batch 4 DRMCCA students got together with Batch 3 … Continue reading

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Glad Midsommar!

Lund is quieter now with many students away for the summer, but still vibrant, with a calendar full of events. Check out all the events scheduled at Sommarlund, for example! Last Friday, I celebrated Midsommarafton (Midsommar’s Eve) with a couple of friends at Kulturen, an open air museum with various well-preserved historic buildings, gardens, as well as a traditional indoor exhibition. … Continue reading

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Hello from Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation!

A big congratulations to all the incoming DRMCCA students in Batch 4 that will be joining us in the autumn. I and the rest of the programme look forward to meeting you! Here’s a photo from the end of the last term — a busy day running the inter-agency disaster response simulations we constructed. An exciting, challenging, and fun two … Continue reading

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Farewell from the DRMCCA Ambassador

My time as the Student Ambassador of the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation (DRMCCA) master’s programme has come to an end. I have enjoyed this role so much and I cannot deny I feel a little sad as it is ending now. My two-year master’s studies at the Faculty of Engineering, or LTH as we usually refer to … Continue reading

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Master’s Thesis Defense

After five months of working intensively, we finally submitted our master’s thesis and more recently we presented our work in the thesis defense seminar. The master’s thesis, or the degree project as it is otherwise called, is undoubtedly one of the defining elements of the whole master’s programme. I have felt that this last semester dedicated to the thesis was … Continue reading

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