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Does teleworking lead to sustainable mobility practices? Knowing and overcoming space-time rebound effects 2021-2024
Cycling among young people in French-speaking Switzerland 2020
Collective cyclist mobilisations in South America : Right to the city and mobility justice 2020-2021
From “route cantonale” to “passage paysage”: threading zero impact mobilities in Swiss metropolitan areas through landscape infrastructure 2020-2021
Swiss in motion: analyzing and visualizing daily rhythms 2020-2021
Challenges of municipal solid waste management: Learning from post-crisis governance initiatives in South Asia 2018-2020
Cultural flagships: pathways, practices and politics of a global urban type 2020-2024
ValPar.CH – Values of the ecological infrastructure in Swiss parks 2020-2024
Tourism and the changing heritage: case study of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces World Heritage site 2017-2021
The knowledge of power: environmental education and the public understanding of energy 2018-2020
Ticino’s evolving identity in the process of globalisation: a geo-philosophical approach 2017-2020
Closing the food-waste-farming cycle: Composting and urban agriculture in Cameroon and Switzerland 2020-2021
Taking care of heating, ventilation and air conditioning in times of energy transition: or how repair and maintenance shape energy infrastructures 2017-2021
Towards a “fluid” governance: hydrosocial analysis of flood paradigms and management practices in Rhone and Ganges basins (India, France and Switzerland) 2019-2021
Mobile and non-mobile young Swiss adults : prevalence, motivations, and barriers of temporary mobilities 2017-2020
Sport tourism : a playful and multidimensional practice of space 2015-2020
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Active mobility & health 2017-2019
The practice of electrically-assisted cycling in Lausanne 2018-2019
“Localising” Quinoa: Framing and Farming Quinoa in the Canton of Vaud. 2019
Beneath the latrines of Mandalay: sanitation government and urban political ecological change in Myanmar 2015-2019
Paris 2024, Los Angeles 2028: A turnaround for the Olympics after the crisis? 2019-2022
Living in a car-free housing 2014-2019
"Fanatic Energy in the Wrong Places": Potemkin Neoliberalism and Domestic Soft Power in the 2018 Men’s Football World Cup in Russia 2016-2019
Mega-events as urban interventions: growth and impacts 2017-2019
Making, being and becoming rat: Rethinking the city’s relationship with nature 2017-2022
Geomorphological landscapes as a tourist resource 2019-2024
When ecology goes to town. Imaginaries, production and effectiveness of urban ecology in Switzerland. 2018-2022
Be an urban planner in French-speaking Switzerland. Description of a changing professional field 2017-2019
The Lausanne migrant association engagement between permanence and innovation 2017-2019
Water uses monitoring in alpine territories 2013-2018
LOGIICCS : Likelihood of Orientations of the Global Integration of Indian and Chinese Cities’ Systems 2015-2018
MEDIUM : New pathways for sustainable urban development in China’s medium-sized cities 2015-2018
Assessing the ‘nature’ of a ‘forest transition’ in Vietnam: ecosystem services and social-ecological resilience in locally managed forest landscapes 2017-2023
Contribution of gamification in the smartphone applications development for geotourism 2013-2018
MobCampus : Mobility practices of UNIL students and employees 2017
The making of energoculture. The politics of cultural projects in the energy sector 2016-2017
SIRIUS : Swiss Indian Research program on the globalization of the Indian Urban Systems 2017
Cycling as a tool for empowerment 2014-2017
Integrated Water Resources Management in federal countries 2012-2017
Hazardous planning: improvising the Olympics 2016-2025
Thinking with the Global Easts 2016-2025
Access for citizen-consumers to decisions relating to the sustainability of food systems 2014-2016
ESPPACE project: Evaluation and monitoring for participatory processes in river management 2013-2016
IES - Indicators and rivers' health situation 2015-2016
What levers to act on urban mobility? 2015-2016
MULTIPLEX 2013-2016
Who governs water-related risks in large metropolis? Characterizing governance patterns of drought in Sao Paulo. 2016
Wine tourism on the ground: Experiences from China, California, Bordeaux, Alentejo, Burgenland, Stellebosch and Valais 2015-2016
Driving licence and young adults 2015-2016
Oenotourism in the Valais 2015-2016
Payments for environmental services and socio-political embededdness. Case study in the Los negros region (Bolivia) 2011-2016
Periurban land, power struggles and decentralization at the margin of the city in Niamey/Niger 2010-2016
Small-scale irrigation development and rural economy transformations in the Sahel 2011-2016
Assessing Jessour in South-East Tunisia 2016 >
Re-thinking Zones 2013-2016
COST Action Urban agriculture in Europe 2012-2016
Urban Agriculture in Switzerland : definition and governance 2013-2016
GeodiverCity 2011-2016
Tourism and transformation: the case of spiritual retreats 2016 >
Imagining new ways of being through travel and tourism : Black Germans on tour 2016 >
Large-scale land acquisitions and sustainable soil management 2012-2016
Responsive Forest Governance Initiative 2011-2016
Globalisation of tourism. The extension of the touristic ecumene between 1800 and 2000. 2011-2015
Powers and attractiveness of the Aix-Marseille Provence metropolis in multinational firms' networks 2014-2015
INSITE - Innovation sustainability Technology 2011-2015
A philosophy for the anthropocene 2010-2015
Small cities, urban environments and governance in India 2012-2015
Economic integration of metropolitan networks in space Rhône-Alpes / Bassin Lémanique 2015
Practices of Disconnection in Banff National Park 2015 >
Urban water and governmentality in Switzerland (1850-2010) 2010-2015
Between Abyss and Metamorphosis: an interdisciplinary approch to the development of tourist resorts 2011-2015
Rural Tourism and Local Perceptions of Change 2015 >
ICCARE-Vaud - Impacts of climatic and anthropogenic changes on the water resources of the Vaud canton [2013-2014] 2013-2014
Risk, territory and formal/informal practices in the environmental, social, cultural and political context in Guatemala 2009-2014
The spatial impact of transport infrastructures on the « in- between » spaces development 2009-2014
Integrated Water Resources Management in Switzerland: A Reflexive Analysis 2013-2014
Position of the Paris metropolis in the network of multinational firms 2013-2014
Ecology and freedom: liberalism versus republicanism 2008-2014
Flood risk management in two Moroccan watersheds: Fès and Beni Mellal 2009-2013
Maps to fight floods. Method developed in Morocco 2009-2013
Position and attractiveness of Paris for multinational firms networks 2012-2013
MontanAqua – Approaching water stress in the Alps. Water management options in the Crans-Montana-Sierre Region (Valais) 2010-2013
Cartography and process geomorphology of torrential systems of Hérens Valley (Suisse) 2010-2013
BaSES (Learning and application of basic knowledge in economic and social sciences) 2013
Permafrost - Bagnes 2012
Urban Governance and Sustainable Neighbourhoods 2006-2012
ANR Harmonie-cités 2009-2012
Visual media for geomorphologic heritage interpretation 2008-2012
Territorial marketing: crossed viewpoints in Russia and Switzlerand 2012
Artificial snowmaking and water resources in mid-altitude mountain areas. The case of Chablais (France, Switzerland) 2008-2012
Geosciences and knowledge transfer to a wide audience 2007-2012
Glacial heritage of Chablais region 2009-2012
Social and economic analysis of the Gated communities in Moscow (Russia) 2010-2012
Creating new urban spaces 2011-2012
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Employability and transitional markets. Which are the practices in Switzerland and Europe? 2010-2011
Environmental Change, Governance and Politics in Small Cities in Kerala, India 2011
Environmental Change, Governance and Politics in Small North Indian Cities 2011
Building an Equitable City An in itinere Analysis of the Urban Public Project Management of the Carré de Soie (Greater Lyon) 2006-2011
Land management for urban dynamics 2009-2011
Distribution and structure of permafrost in alpine talus slopes 2008-2011
Stratigraphy, morphodynamics, palaeoenvironments of the steep sedimentary terrains of the alpine periglacial domain 2008-2011
Analysis of needs and services in support of persons dependent on illicit drugs and alcohol in the canton of Fribourg 2009-2011
DATAR- Comparative analysis European cities 2010-2011
ESPON -FOCI Future orientation of Cities 2008-2011
Dynamic web-mapping of the inventory of geosites of national signifiance 2009-2011
Social data atlas of the Canton Valais 2010-2011
Regional integration in the Atlantic Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Rep. of Congo and Central African Republic 2010-2011
Florissant tomorrow 2009-2010
Hydro-geomorphologic hazards in alpine catchments under uncertainty and climate change perspective 2008-2010
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The role of socio-political parameters and of knowledge in the management of hydrological risks 2004-2010
Analysis, modelling and visualisation of spatiotemporal data for urban development 2004-2009
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Hydrogeomorphology and palaeoenvironment in the upstream of Lake Geneva Rhône River valley 2009 >
Evolution of the wineyard landscapes in Valais 2007-2008
Regionalization and regional policies in the Swiss Alps: strategies and perspectives based upon the example of the canton of Valais. 2003-2008
Geotourist promotion of Tsanfleuron-Sanetsch region 2007-2008
Impacts of floods in Switzerland 2004-2008
Permafrost-Vaud 2007-2008
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Inventory of Swiss geosites 2006 >
Reconstitution of fluvial landscapes of the Swiss Rhone river 2002 >
Assessment and inventories of geomorphosites 2001 >
Institutional water management in Switzerland 2000 >
Water management in mountain tourist resorts 1992-1999
The Valais water channels (bisses) 1994 >
Governance of Cocoa Land-use Systems for Sustainable Socio-Ecological Transformation in the Asunafo-North of Ghana ?
Political ecology of a river: Indo-Swiss exploration of hydrosocial dynamics in the lower stretch of the Ganges ?
SNSF R4d project “Challenges of municipal solid waste management: Learning from post-crisis governance initiatives in South Asia” ?