Shaping the future of our network: outcomes of the network workshop at the IST2017

Graph and (edited) text by Mara van Welie. In the “PhDs in Transitions workshop” at the IST in Gothenburg, 24 PhD students and early career researchers came together to discuss the future strategies and directions of the network. Despite the late hour on a Sunday evening (!), the discussions were fruitful and energetic. The participants… Continue reading Shaping the future of our network: outcomes of the network workshop at the IST2017

PhDs in Transitions at the IST2017

Dear colleagues, This year’s International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST2017) took place from June 18th-21st in Gothenburg, Sweden, organised by Chalmers University. Following our activities in recent years at the 6th IST in Brighton and our presence at the 50th Anniversary SPRU conference, the PhDs in Transitions network was ready to make a strong showing though… Continue reading PhDs in Transitions at the IST2017

PhD Nominee for STRN Steering group elections 2017

The PhDs in Transitions network is happy to nominate Susan Mühlemeier for a position in the Sustainable Transitions Research Network (STRN) steering group. Susan is a PhD student  working in the “Laboratory for Human-Environment Relations in Urban Systems“, at the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. She has a background in economic geography… Continue reading PhD Nominee for STRN Steering group elections 2017

STRN steering group – call for (self)-nominations for SG positions

Dear network members, please see the following call for (self)nominations for a position in the Sustainable Transitions Research Network (STRN) steering group. If you are considering to participate in this election and would like to engage with PhDs in Transitions, don’t hesitate to contact us on welcometotransitions@gmail.com. As always, we are enthusiastic about exploring avenues… Continue reading STRN steering group – call for (self)-nominations for SG positions

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