Nucleus DiverSus
for Research on Diversity and Sustainability

The Objectives of DiverSus

The main purpose of DiverSus is to conduct high-quality research in the areas of biodiversity, ecosystems and sustainability, in response to socially-relevant problems. Within this main objective are the following sub-objectives:

• To generate original knowledge within the fields of ecology and sustainability, science, within an interdisciplinary framework

• To create new theoretical frameworks and methodologies in order to facilitate the interface between physical, biological and social sciences around complex problems involving socio-environmental systems.

• To contribute to capacity building in the areas of ecology and sustainability science, with emphasis in Latin America and the Caribbean.

• To organize and facilitate analysis and synthesis on emergent topics.

How does DiverSus operate?

DiverSus is an international Nucleus, with headquarters at the Multidisciplinary Institute of Plant Biology (CONICET–Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina).

"Nucleus" refers to a flexible administrative structure, in which the interaction between members are planned and structured on the basis of the needs of each particular project.