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Making CENSE of Sustainability

Sharing our CENSE of sustainability

Improving the CENSE of sustainability

Our Mission

CENSE – Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research, promotes interdisciplinary research in environmental sciences and engineering, focusing on the interaction between human and ecological systems, to promote sustainable development. The Centre is the research branch of a wider organization including researchers, students and staff from the NOVA School of Science and Technology, plus a number of affiliated organizations.

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.

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A vibrant research environment

CENSE envisions a vibrant research environment that attracts the best students and researchers, producing knowledge that informs decisions and research that displays a unique level of originality, quality and passion. In an atmosphere of collaboration and freedom to innovate, CENSE members are exploring new pathways for building a sustainable society.

News & Events

CENSE and the Resolution Lab sponsored the "11º Encontro Nacional de Cromatografia" (11ENC), the only national symposium that focuses on pressure and electrodriven microcolumn separations and related techniques.
CENSE is offering eight doctoral positions to which you can apply through the Doctoral INPhINIT Fellowships programme 2020 funded by "la Caixa" Foundation. Applications open until 4th February 2020!
Do not miss this seminar co-organized with Resolution Lab about with Rasmus Bro, full professor at Copenhagen University, Faculty of Life Sciences, Denmark.