Newcastle University partners with UC Davis to tackle the Sustainable Development Goals
Newcastle University has received a grant from the competitive UC Davis Grants for Advancing Sustainable Development Goals. Focused on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of good health and well-being, climate action, and zero hunger, Newcastle University’s ‘Healthier Lives, Healthier Planet’ project will deliver online courses for postgraduate students to work collaboratively with other students around the globe. Through this unique global learning experience, students will be able to strengthen their educational networks and intercultural skills.
Bringing together Newcastle’s University’s Professor John Mathers, director of Human Nutrition Research Centre and director of the Centre for Healthier Lives, and UC Davis' Professor Francene Steinberg and Dr. Mark Cooper from the departments of nutrition and human ecology and animal science , the course will be jointly offered by Newcastle University and UC Davis.