Australian Elliot Stuart was the first student to graduate from the Master’s degree programme in Multidisciplinary Studies on Urban Environmental Issues, provided by the University of Helsinki, Lahti Campus.

Elliot’s Master’s Thesis topic was "Water quality, catchment imperviousness and Water Sensitive Urban Design in a small urban stream in Helsinki, Finland". His thesis is also a good axample how a university and a city can cooperate and enhance the creation of research-based knowledge.

More information is available from his thesis supervisor PhD Kirsi Kuoppamaki, UH Department of Environmental Sciences: The responsible professor of MURE Master’s degree programme is Heikki Setälä: MURE Master’s degree programme has been carried out as part of UrbaEnviro project (