At least six academic quarters of continuous full-time study will be required for completion of course work, field experience and research, and thesis writing. Core courses examine natural and cultural resource issues and how they are affected by ecological systems, management practices, political change and economic development. Required economics coursework reviews the advantages and disadvantages of market, command, and mixed economies in terms of human welfare and impacts on environmental equality. Elective courses in several fields can be chosen to explore important concepts or to fill knowledge gaps.
Students in the program are expected take a common interdisciplinary core of coursework that explicitly links cultural and natural resources; as a result, they become capable of understanding problems and opportunities associated with cultural and natural resource integration. Students interested primarily in either natural or cultural resource management enroll together in the seven required core classes, most of which are co-taught by faculty representing both natural and cultural resource interests, primarily from the geography and anthropology departments. As a result, all students are exposed to resource management issues, concepts, policies, and techniques from a truly interdisciplinary perspective. In addition, students and faculty alike benefit from the ongoing synthesis and juxtaposition of their various perspectives and backgrounds, whether through lectures, class discussions, or student presentations. We believe this truly holistic, integrated and applied focus promotes wiser and more effective management of resources; it is also the hallmark which makes our program unique.
A more targeted approach to the composting industry can entail engaging in nappy composting; an area of waste management that holds significant potential in Indonesia given the high birth rate and increasing preference towards disposable nappies among the urbanised middle class (See ). With 4.7 million births per year (National Family Planning Coordinating Board), Indonesia’s fast growing population is making the waste management and recycling issue all the more pressing. Nappy composting has proved to be highly effective in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, and should have similar success in Indonesia given the implementation of active consumer education programs and facilities such as clearly marked disposal areas.
• , to improve the authors' visibility across the scientific community. This web site is a valuable forum promoting debate on social capital and development topics. It registers an average of 2 thousand visitors per day. The social capital mailing list counts thousands of subscribers including researchers from all over the world. Periodically, theses' inclusion in the web site will be announced through the mailing list. Publicizing your thesis on the web may create the opportunity to be invited to present your work at some , or to send a specific article to a .
Indonesia’s concerted efforts to move up the value added chain will also create bright prospects in providing waste management services to downstream industries that produce waste requiring specialized disposal or recycling processes. Mineral processing, for example, produces waste in the form of tailings; a slurry comprised of excess water and chemicals added during ore treatment that demands special care in preventing uncontrolled release into the environment. Companies with expertise in advanced storage techniques, such as the use of geotextile containers that dewater said slurry and facilitate the waste being stored as a solid, are encouraged to enter the market at a time when traditional methods of waste disposal in Indonesia such as storage in on site bodies of water have been found to negatively impact the environment. With that said, foreign investors are advised to wait for the impending release of the aforementioned revision to waste management regulations, as the new categorizations of B3 waste may entail mandatory management and disposal processes specific to each waste type.
The opportunities to investors approaching Indonesia as a producer of over 10 million tonnes of waste per year (Municipal Solid Waste Management and Waste to Energy in Indonesia; A Policy Review, Aretha Aprilia, Kyoto University) are far reaching and diverse. Foremost among these opportunities is tapping into the management and reuse of the country’s household waste.
The program is truly interdisciplinary, with roughly 60% of current incoming students interested in natural resource management (e.g., fisheries, river systems, wetlands, wildlife), 30% interested in CRM (e.g., CRM archaeology, historic preservation, museums), and 10% interested in some combination of these two (e.g., GIS and CRM, tribal sovereignty and reservation resources). A good way to understand the composition of our program is to look at the graduate student roster that indicates each student's , and the list of completed. For more information on the principal host departments, see at and at
Authors can chose between sharing their whole PhD thesis or just a brief abstract. In both cases, a web page devoted to their work will be posted on this web site, providing the author's contact details, an abstract of the thesis, the Pdf file of the thesis (when it is shared) or the instructions to request the file (when, according to the author's will, the thesis is indexed but not public), a listing of the author's related work.
This section collects PhD theses in the fields on social capital, development and related topics from every social discipline. Sociologists, political scientists, economists, psychologists, anthropologists, epidemiologists, statisticians, and urban planners are invited to submit their theses for publication in this section.
The and battery-charger management chips improve integration without compromising performance and power consumption. They combine a linear battery charger, a 150 mA LDO, two SPDT switches and a Protection Circuit Module for the battery. Moreover, the STBC02 features a digital single wire interface and a smart reset/watchdog function.
The business management studies are pursued by students due to the ease associated with them and also the chances for getting good marks. The things are not that easy as it seems. International business management dissertation can take a lot of input from you. You need to be very active and agile with all the aspects related with the research work which includes conducting surveys and interviews as well. The subject has certain other challenges too, which make your dissertation task even much more devastating. The students get puzzled when it comes to the selection of the topics as there are so many with so many things to look for. The students ideally must choose a topic after analyzing its pro, cons and the ability to perform the research. The subject must also be interesting and you must have some prior information about the topic that you are looking to select. The topic must also be broad and must have some good scope for research. If the topic you select lacks all these crucial points, then you will find yourself inflexible and rigid right in the middle of your research paper which will leave you neither here nor there. So, research carefully about the topic and come with the best option that suits your style of writing and research.
Driving the emergence of Indonesia’s waste management and recycling sector are several trends that beget its positive long term outlook. The present boom in consumption necessitates a rise in the use of plastics and packaging that require advanced waste management techniques to avoid adding to Indonesia’s already dangerously full landfills. The country’s high birth rate brings about opportunities in a niche composting industry that has proven successful in markets abroad. Finally, growing demand for energy and the government’s long term plan to move away from fossil fuels places a spotlight on renewable energy and opens the door to the establishment of waste fuelled power plants used to great effect in other ASEAN countries. With these trends providing the momentum that propels the sector forward, Indonesia’s waste management and recycling businesses should expect to reap the rewards of future market growth set to widen the scope of opportunities in this presently underserved field.