Research Topics

Research and academic activities aligned with every Sustainable Development Goal

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The University shall devote its work to research into the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations and its agencies.
Charter of the United Nations University

People — topics on improving lives of people everywhere

Planet — topics on preserving and improving our environment and natural resources

Peace and partnerships — topics on fostering peaceful, just, and inclusive societies

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Expert Adjunct Professor

Dr Susan Elliott

Susan Elliott is a health geographer whose primary area of research focuses on relationships between environment and health, broadly defined.

Expert Adjunct Professor

Dr Nancy Doubleday

Nancy Doubleday holds a PhD degree from Queen’s University and specializes in international law of indigenous peoples and environment, and in paleo-ecological reconstructions of climate change and anthropogenic impacts.

Expert Adjunct Professor

Dr. Allen Curry

Allen Curry is a professor of Biology, Forestry and Environmental Management at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Fredericton, Canada.

Expert Adjunct Professor

Dr Paulin Coulibaly

Paulin Coulibaly is a Professor of Water Resources Engineering in the Civil Engineering Department and School of Geography and Earth Science at McMaster University.

Expert Research Fellow, Water, Climate and International Development

Guillaume Baggio

Guillaume Baggio is an interdisciplinary climate change and international development expert 

Expert Lead, Critical Minerals and Inclusive Energy Transition

Saleem Ali

Professor Saleem H. Ali is an environmental security scholar

Expert Research Fellow, Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG)

Sanaz Chamanara

Sanaz Chamanara  specializes in sustainability, supply chain management, and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) practices.

Expert Lead, Water, Climate and Infrastructure Risk

Amir AghaKouchac

Professor Amir AghaKouchak serves as the Water, Climate and Infrastructure Risk Lead at UNU-INWEH

Expert Adjunct Professor

Nirupama Agrawal

Nirupama Agrawal is a Professor of Disaster and Emergency Management (DEM) at York University, Canada, with over 30 years of professional experience.

Expert Adjunct Professor

Prof. Jan Franklin Adamowski

Jan Franklin Adamowski is a Full Professor in the Department of Bioresource Engineering in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill University.