Reflections on the 1st PhDs in Transitions conference

After a brief summer break, we would like to report on our first fully self-organized event: the 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference which took place on April 28th and 29th at the University of Greenwich in London, UK. Three of the conference participants share their reflection and thoughts in the following post…

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

SPRU DPhil day 2016: Update and 2nd call for abstracts!!

“Perspectives on Research Plurality in Science, Technology & Innovation” 22ND ANNUAL SPRU DPHIL CONFERENCE 9TH AND 10TH MAY 2016, University of Sussex, UK 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of SPRU, celebrating the legacy of its founder Christopher Freeman who in 1966 pioneered the first interdisciplinary research centre in the field of science and technology policy.… Continue reading SPRU DPhil day 2016: Update and 2nd call for abstracts!!

19th STRN Newsletter update for PhDs and ECRs

19th STRN newsletter (March 2016) notes opportunities for PhDs and ECRs to get engaged in the Steering group of the new STRN governance structure. The news reads as follows: “The SG [Steering group] strives for representational diversity, e.g. in terms of gender, age, topics, research groups and region. As a new feature, we intend to create… Continue reading 19th STRN Newsletter update for PhDs and ECRs

Last days: Call for 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference

© Greenwich University and Docklands, by DncnH  We kindly invite you to submit your abstracts for our 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference: Sustainable Transitions: Methodologies, Geographies and Public Service Reform, which will take place on April 28th and 29th at the University of Greenwich, London. The conference is the first formal gathering of our network… Continue reading Last days: Call for 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference