Sharlene Gomes receives 2018 Outstanding Student Poster and PICO award
TPM PhD candidate Sharlene Gomes received the 2018 Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award for the Hydrological Science Division of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). As part of her research in the NWO UDW Shifting Grounds project, Sharlene has designed a transdisciplinary community-based approach for strategic exploration of drinking water problems by peri-urban communities in Khulna, Bangladesh. This work was presented at EGU 2018. It demonstrates how transdisciplinary research that combines institutional economics, game theory, serious games, and evaluation sciences can help strengthen communities’ problem solving capacity in the global south. More info can be found here.
EGU, the European Geosciences Union, is Europe’s premier geosciences union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. It was established in September 2002 as a merger of the European Geophysical Society (EGS) and the European Union of Geosciences (EUG), and has headquarters in Munich, Germany.