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

Overwhelming abstract submission for the 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017!

Thank you all for submitting your abstracts for the upcoming 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017. We are overwhelmed by the number of abstracts and the diversity of interesting topics you handed in, and are now facing the demanding task of abstract selection! With submissions coming from a wide international audience, we created the following map to… Continue reading Overwhelming abstract submission for the 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017!

Reminder Call for Abstracts 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017

We kindly invite you to submit your abstracts for our 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: Theory and Practice, which will take place on April 27th and 28th at the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. The aim of the conference is to exchange ideas, discuss about theoretical frameworks, interesting cases, developments and challenges in transition research and additionally explore how… Continue reading Reminder Call for Abstracts 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017

Call for applications – Eu-SPRI Winter School on Innovation Policy for Transformative Change

The European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation, Eu-SPRI Forum, together with the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and INGENIO, is convening a winter school on Innovation Policy for Transformative Change. This is the pilot for a new series of summer and winter schools. Course objectives Participants of the course will become familiar with… Continue reading Call for applications – Eu-SPRI Winter School on Innovation Policy for Transformative Change

Call for Abstracts: 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017 “Sustainability Transitions in Theory and Practice”

After the successful PhDs in Transitions Conference at Greenwich University in April 2016, we proudly present the follow-up meeting, the 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017 titled “Sustainability Transitions: Theory and Practice“ 27-28 April, 2017 at the EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland.  The event is organized by the “PhDs in Transitions”, a network of PhDs and early career researchers… Continue reading Call for Abstracts: 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference 2017 “Sustainability Transitions in Theory and Practice”

Pathway politics and the nation state in transitions: Insights from the Royal Geographical Society Conference 2016

Both a conference report and a reflection piece, this guest contibution by Dr Phil Johnstone (SPRU, University of Sussex) reveals insights into the 2016 Royal Geographical Society Conference, especially focusing on contributions by SPRU researchers.

We would also like to use the opportunity to invite all colleagues interested in meeting us and/or learning about the network to look out for us at the SPRU 50th Anniversary Conference in Brighton, UK and at the 7th IST Conference in Wuppertal, Germany.