Integrating Sustainability Thinking in Science and Engineering Curricula

Innovative Approaches, Methods and Tools

  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Ulisses M. Azeiteiro
  • Sandra Caeiro
  • Fátima Alves

Part of the World Sustainability Series book series (WSUSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Curriculum Innovation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Iolanda Bueno de Camargo Cortelazzo
      Pages 3-19
    3. Helen Puntha, Petra Molthan-Hill, Aldilla Dharmasasmita, Eunice Simmons
      Pages 31-47
    4. Luciana Londero Brandli, Walter Leal Filho, Marcos Antonio Leite Frandoloso, Eduardo Pavan Korf, Denise Daris
      Pages 63-74
    5. Antje Danielson, Panagiota Kaltsa
      Pages 153-168
    6. Astrid Ouahyb Sundsbø, Benjamin R. K. Runkle, Sarah McMonagle, Kerstin Jantke, Florian Lottermoser, Manuel Gottschick et al.
      Pages 197-213
    7. Yovana M. B. Saavedra, Fabio Neves Puglieri, Vitor Ranieri, Rosane A. Aranda, Patrícia Silva Leme, Aldo Roberto Ometto
      Pages 265-279
    8. Eduardo Pavan Korf, Denise Daris, Luciana Londero Brandli, Marcos Antonio Leite Frandoloso, Giulius Sebastian Soares Schwanz
      Pages 281-292
  3. Best Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 293-293
    2. Bruna Grascyela Schaefer Paese, Márcia Cassitas Hino
      Pages 319-333
    3. Rudi Pretorius, Melanie Nicolau, Jaco Immelman, Anna de Jager, Marié Nöthling, Anja du Plessis
      Pages 335-348
    4. Maximilian Karl Votteler, Antonio Gomes Martins
      Pages 361-373
    5. Konstantinos Tzoulas, Philip James, Elizabeth Price, Phil Wheater
      Pages 413-424
    6. José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade Guerra, Youssef Ahmad Youssef, Leandro Piazza dos Santos, Ane Cristina Figueiredo Pereira de Faria
      Pages 453-471
    7. Paul A. Barresi, Will J. Focht, Michael A. Reiter, Richard C. Smardon, Michael Humphreys, Kimberly D. Reiter et al.
      Pages 497-512
    8. Daniela Cássia Sudan, Ana Maria de Meira, Marcos Sorrentino, Fernanda da Rocha Brando Fernandez, Rosana Louro Ferreira Silva, Laura Alves Martirani et al.
      Pages 543-558
    9. M. Cooper, Adriano C. Pimenta, Aline Mellucci, Ana Maria de Meira, Arthur R. Silva, Maria Cecília H. T. Cavalheiro et al.
      Pages 569-578
    10. Christine Blackmore, Ray Ison, Martin Reynolds
      Pages 613-630

About this book


Including considerations of sustainability in universities’ activities has long since become mainstream. However, there is still much to be done with regard to the full integration of sustainability thinking into science and engineering curricula. Among the problems that hinder progress in this field, the lack of sound information on how to actually implement it is prominent. Created in order to address this need, this book presents a wealth of information on innovative approaches, methods and tools that may be helpful in translating sustainability principles into practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 1
  • Ulisses M. Azeiteiro
    • 2
  • Sandra Caeiro
    • 3
  • Fátima Alves
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Environmental ScienceManchester Metropolitan University, UK and HAW HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Sciences and TechnologyUniversidade Aberta and CFE University of CoimbraPortoPortugal
  3. 3.FCT/UNLUniversidade Aberta and CENSELisbonPortugal
  4. 4.Department of Social Sciences and ManagementUniversidade AbertaPortoPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-09473-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-09474-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-7373
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-7381
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