Research Focus

Centre for Community and Environmental Sustainability and Security Research CESERE focuses on sustainable, secure, empowered and environmentally responsible communities.

The scope of CESERE is applied research and development activities in the field of natural and social sciences and technology.


Research and Project Experience

The previous and current research projects of our team and network members have focused on certain aspects of the domain as well as on integration activities. The existing and previous research and projects are related to:

  • Collecting and analysis of user requirements in social real-time, cyberphysical and sociotechnical systems.
  • Determination, analysis and design of situation assessment and situation awareness in heterogeneous systems.
  • Analysis and improvement of information exchange and devising corresponding decision making systems.
  • Analysis of trends, simulation of probable scenarios and prognosticating short and medium-time horizon;
  • Analysis of social cohesion and empowerment. 
  • Modelling of teams, organisations and communities and their behaviour with a multi-agent approach and modelling of possible emergent behaviour.

Our team and network members have participated and participating in 20+ international and national projects including, but not limited to EU Horizon 2020 and FP7 frameworks and European Defence Agency projects.

Cooperation on Research, Development and Training

Research and Development Centre CESERE at SelgeSiht is ready to offer effort and expertise in R&D projects that support understanding on various phenomena and trends in communities/society and in development of corresponding solutions. We currently seek partners for research and innovation projects in the area of community research, usage of technology in communities, security, sustainability and resilience.

Our main activities that support research include collecting user needs and requirements, developing and conducting surveys, analysis, simulation, modelling and training. 

We also offer training and seminars in situation awareness, knowledge management, project management and project writing and financing.

Based on our experience, we can offer support in writing of Horizon 2020 and other projects.

More information is provided on the page Training and seminars

In case of cooperation interest of project proposal please contact: or by phone +372 5918 9000