PhDs in Transitions on Facebook

After having a great conference in Lausanne in April, the PhDs in Transitions network would like to use the current momentum to strengthen the ties between all PhDs and Early Career Researchers that are interested in transition research. We therefore  set up a Facebook group called “PhDs in Transitions”. It is a closed group. This… Continue reading PhDs in Transitions on Facebook

Call for abstracts: Workshop “Climate Change, Decarbonization and the Urban Energy Transition”

Dear colleagues, I would like to draw your attention to the CliSAP workshop on “Climate Change, Decarbonization and the Urban Energy Transition”, which will be held on October 12th-13th 2017, at the University of Hamburg. The workshop is aiming for developing key concepts and synthesizing the state of the art of urban transformation processes in… Continue reading Call for abstracts: Workshop “Climate Change, Decarbonization and the Urban Energy Transition”

2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: A delegate’s thoughts

Following last week’s on-site coverage of our second network conference (find the introduction, Day 1 and Day 2 reports here) we would like to wrap up our conference reporting by linking you to a great, insightful (and, compared to our reports, bias-free :)) commentary on the conference written by one of the delegates, Marc Hudson (many… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: A delegate’s thoughts

2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: Day 2

Read the conference introduction and our 1st day report. The second day of our PhDs in Transitions conference started very much in the same way the first day passed: motivating, constructive and inspiring. Despite a rather early start at 8:30, the delegates weren’t lacking energy, kicking the day off with the third round of parallel… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: Day 2

2nd PhDs in Transitions conference: Day 1

Following yesterday’s introduction to the 2nd PhDs in transitions conference we would like to provide you with a short summary of what we did on Day 1 of the conference. In one word: it was amazing. Meeting in the morning hours in the Odysee building at the modern and spacious EPFL campus, we started off the… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions conference: Day 1

Towards the 2nd PhDs in Transitions conference

Exactly one year after our first conference event at the University of Greenwich, the PhDs in Transitions network can proudly announce that our second network conference is starting in only a few hours at the EPFL campus in Lausanne. While it might be early to speak of a tradition, any event like this one happening… Continue reading Towards the 2nd PhDs in Transitions conference

Open positions at EPFL Lausanne / HERUS

Posted on behalf or our EPFL colleagues: The Laboratory for Human-Environment Relations in Urban Systems (HERUS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland is offering two positions suitable for interested postgraduate/early career researchers: One PhD researcher position on sustainability assessment of urban systems One Post-doctoral /senior scientist position on modelling transitions… Continue reading Open positions at EPFL Lausanne / HERUS