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

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

Post 2: Five crucial lessons for new sustainability transition scholars interested in the developing world

Guest post by Suyash Jolly on Doctoral research as a trajectory of successful and failed experimental initiatives: Be pragmatic about choice of research questions and research problem A common problem new researchers face while doing research in developing countries is also that they are often detached from the real world while writing their research plans in… Continue reading Post 2: Five crucial lessons for new sustainability transition scholars interested in the developing world

Doctoral research as a trajectory of successful and failed experimental initiatives: Five crucial lessons for new sustainability transition scholars interested in the developing world

Guest Post by Suyash Jolly – PostDoc at KTH, Sweden. As sustainability transition scholars we are quite familiar with terms such as ‘first’ and ‘second’ order learning and sustainability experiments. We have used these terms multiple times while writing our articles and often hear them several times during STRN conferences. We have become attached to… Continue reading Doctoral research as a trajectory of successful and failed experimental initiatives: Five crucial lessons for new sustainability transition scholars interested in the developing world