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Leading scholars address the human response required by rapid change – U Today

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2015246 Views

University launches multidisciplinary Human Dynamics in a Changing World Research Strategy

The world is changing at a rapid pace. As global populations rise, resource limits loom and natural systems bend to adapt. But as we face growing pressures, new solutions are also emerging that can help us understand and manage these dynamics.

University of Calgary researchers have come together to understand these changes and to prepare for what’s ahead through the Human Dynamics in a Changing World: Smart Cities, Societies and Cultures research strategy.

Human adaptation to changes in climate, cultural interactions and technology over the long term of history inform our ability to adapt to today’s rapid change on a global scale. The Human Dynamics research strategy relies upon cross-disciplinary collaboration and problem-solving to address this rapid change. The strategy will further our understanding of our impact on the world in which we live and how we meet our needs in a sustainable way, while addressing the necessity for more inclusive opportunities for housing, education, healthcare, security and employment.

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