The PhDs in Transitions Network is changing its name to The NEST, The Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions. In the coming months, we will also intensify our close collaboration with the STRN network through a permanent representation of the NEST in the STRN steering group. Further, we are very excited to inform you that the 3rd NEST-Conference will be hosted at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University on the 15th and 16th of March 2018.
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
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
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
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
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”
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