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

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”

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

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”

Call for ECR Representative in STRN Steering group

As many of you already have read in the latest STRN newsletter, the current STRN governance structure is under revision (check out this recent blog on STRN website for more). Part of this change is a continuous renewal of the Steering Group (SG). Therefore, the Steering Group is looking for STRN members to (self-)nominate candidates… Continue reading Call for ECR Representative in STRN Steering group

Tragedy in India, Kolkata – “Act of God”?!

This is to quickly share a very tragic news update. An under construction flyover in North-central Kolkata, in India collapsed yesterday (31st March 2016) in morning peak hours – leaving around 25 people officially dead and hundreds of people trapped and surviving. Army, Police, National Disaster Response Force and local people helped each other in… Continue reading Tragedy in India, Kolkata – “Act of God”?!