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The Greenest in Turkey: Özyeğin University Ranked First Among
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Social Diversity: LGBTIQ+ Awareness Project Completed

4 March -1 May 2020

A social diversity project to increase LGBTIQ+ awareness, prepared by OzU Psychology Department third-year student Uğur Cihat Özküsen, has been carried out under the umbrella of the OzU Sustainability Platform Social Equality Cluster. The project was prepared under the scope of “The Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) Student Leaders" Program, organized by the Meridian International Center in partnership with the U.S. Department of State. 

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Opportunities for a New Food Regime Under the Pandemic Conditions | Sustainability Talks 14 - Webinar

04 May 17:30 - 18:30

Zoom Platform

 The 14th session of the “Sustainability Talk Series” on “Opportunities for a New Food Regime Under the Pandemic Conditions” took place with our invited speakers Orkun Doğan and Olcay Bingöl, partners of Yerküre Local Studies Cooperative, on Monday, May 4, 2020, from 17:30 through 18:30. Moderated by Murat Bayramoğlu from the Sustainability Platform, the talk was held online via Zoom.

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From the Pandemic to Post-Pandemic Period: The Future of Agriculture and Food

Monday, April 27, 14:30 - 15:30

Zoom Platform

 The 13th edition of the Sustainability Talks Series delved into the future of agriculture and food within the framework extending from the crisis conditions aggravated by the pandemic to potential post-pandemic scenarios.  Our invitees were Dr. Atakan Büke, an independent researcher at Yerküre Local Studies Cooperative, and Dr. Aylin Topal, a faculty member at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the Middle East Technical University.   The talk was moderated by Dr. Lecturer Faik Gür from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Özyeğin University.

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“Opportunities vs Conundrums for Sustainability: Food Safety” / Prof. Dr. Mustafa Koç, Ryerson University

Monday, April 13, 18:00 - 19:00

Zoom Platform

The 12th edition of our Sustainability Talks Series focused on food assurance and safety. The talk featured Prof. Mustafa Koç, a faculty member at Ryerson University and a member of the Research Committee at the International Sociological Association, as invited speaker.  The talk was moderated by Dr. Lecturer Candan Türkkan from the School of Applied Sciences.  

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Human Centered Design Workshop- Biophilic Design Workshop Program

Tuesday, December 17, 09:30 - 13:30

Özyegin University ÖzÜ X - B04

TThe Human Centered Design Workshop discussed the concepts of biophilia, humans’ innate need to seek connections with nature, and “biophilic design” which meets this spatial need.  The Human Centered Design Workshop shared the results of existing research on the effects of biophilic design which incorporates nature into the built spaces, along with detailed definitions of the 14 patterns of biophilic design.

Sustainability Workshop - Climate Change and the Business World: A Risk or an Opportunity for Companies? Workshop Program with C

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 09:30 - 17:30

Özyegin University ÖzÜ X - B27

The Sustainability Workshop is a “sustainability literacy” program organized with universities in collaboration with the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey and Escarus.

The sustainability workshop “Climate Change and the Business World: A Risk or an Opportunity for Companies?” took place in collaboration with the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey and Escarus. As a “sustainability literacy” program organized with universities, the workshop aims to establish a connection with students, employees of the future, from today to help raise their awareness of sustainability, and offer a platform to understand and interpret sustainability from different perspectives. 

6th Local and Rural Development Specialist Training Certificate Program Enrollments Started

9-13 September 2019
 

Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation and Özyeğin University are jointly organizing the Local and Rural Development Expertise Training Certificate Program which well be held between 9 and 13 September.

The 6th of the certificate program will host 3 panels, 2 workshops and 1 technical trip, along with the lessons to be taught by qualified academics.

At the end of the program, participants will be entitled to take Özyeğin University Local and Rural Development Specialist Training Certificate.

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Sectoral Sustainability Research conducted by Özyeğin University- TUSİAD Sustainable Development Forum has been included in the

15 April 2019, OzU - X, 12:30 - 13:30
 

The Government of Turkey presented its 2nd Voluntary National Review (VNR) report on July 15, 2019 at the United Nations High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York.

The report provides a review of Turkey’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals and integration of SDGs into national agenda. The VNRs aim to facilitate the sharing of experiences, including successes, challenges and lessons learned, with a view to accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

The Sectoral Sustainability Research conducted by Özyeğin University- TUSİAD Sustainable Development Forum has been included as one of the best practices contributing to Sustainable Development Goal 9-Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

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