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Sustainability Leadership for the Built Environment (IDBE)

Part-time Master's and Postgraduate Certificate courses from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership


Dr Alan Blackwell is Reader in Interdisciplinary Design at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. Originally trained as a professional engineer, and with extensive professional experience in the private sector, he returned to academic life for a masters degree in Computer Science and doctorate in Psychology. He developed and teaches a design curriculum for computer science students in Cambridge, and supervises design research students in architecture, engineering, psychology and music. He is a Fellow of Darwin College, Vice President of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, a Director of Cambridge Enterprise, and co-Director of the Crucible Network for Research in Interdisciplinary Design.

 Alan  Blackwell

CISL is monitoring the Covid-19 situation and responding accordingly to UK Government and University advice. At present, we expect to deliver our Graduate programmes starting in 2021 as advertised. We are well equipped to deliver dynamic and engaging workshops remotely, should the situation demand. Find out more.

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Becky Stanley, Senior Project Manager