As an international Centre for research and education, CERE regularly sends researchers abroad to strengthen its relations to other institutions in the field. Currently, two PhD students are spending a term abroad, read their reports.
The unique PhD-course “State of the Art in Payments for Environmental Services and Market-based Instruments”, attracted leading lecturers in the field and students from 12 different countries to Umeå.
- The assembly of highly accomplished researchers who gave lectures during the week was impressive, commented Brian Danley, PhD student from SLU Umeå. - As participants we benefited from a “who’s who” list of PES scholars personally explaining the main issues and challenges in this sub field of research. And his fellow student Jinggang Guo added that - The well-organized seminar presented a wealth of knowledge in an easy-to-digest format. The background, theory and practical application with the applied software were exceptional.