CENSE – Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research, promotes interdisciplinary research in environmental sciences and engineering, focusing on the interaction between human and ecological systems, towards sustainable development. CENSE develops its activities through the promotion of research projects, outreach initiatives, training programs, collaboration with private and public organizations, dissemination of results and science-policy dialogues. CENSE’s research unfolds along five thematic areas: Ecological Economics and Environmental Management, Energy and Climate, Computation for Sustainability, Bioresources and Green Technologies, and Sustainable Water Sanitation, Wastes and Resources Recovery.

CENSE is part of the new Associated Laboratory (LA) CHANGE - Institute for Global Changes and Sustainability, approved by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, which also includes the Center for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes (cE3c) from University of Lisbon and the Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development (MED) from University of Évora.

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