ECO 512 Capstone project
The capstone project will be undertaken throughout the first year of the degree.
It consists in evaluating the climate action plan of Paris. Students will select one of the domain of the Paris climate and energy action plan (mobility, housing, air quality, sustainable consumption , waste policy, adaptation strategy) and will have to conduct a scientific study to evaluate this action plan on this particular domain.
The work will involve reading literature on the subject and assimilating the findings, as well as doing actual individual research and evaluation.
Students will have to collect original data relevant to their research question, analyse the data, discuss limitations, and draw conclusions.
Evaluation will be based on a oral presentation and written thesis.
Part of the project will involve an introduction courses to data science and programming
- Mapping, spatial data and GIS (3x3h)
- Introduction to object-oriented programming & python (3x3h)