“What`s at stake?” – postgraduate and early career researcher workshop at the SPRU, University of Sussex, UK

The Postgraduate Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, Brighton, UK is organising an one-day workshop for postgraduate and early career researchers on Wednesday, December 6th 2017. The workshop aims to offer a space for interdisciplinary idea-exchange, providing an opportunity for PhDs and ECRs to articulate the… Continue reading “What`s at stake?” – postgraduate and early career researcher workshop at the SPRU, University of Sussex, UK

Name change of “PhDs in Transitions network” to “The NEST”, logo competition and 3rd NEST-Conference

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.

Shaping the future of our network: outcomes of the network workshop at the IST2017

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

PhDs in Transitions 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

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

STRN steering group – call for (self)-nominations for SG positions

Dear network members, please see the following call for (self)nominations for a position in the Sustainable Transitions Research Network (STRN) steering group. If you are considering to participate in this election and would like to engage with PhDs in Transitions, don’t hesitate to contact us on welcometotransitions@gmail.com. As always, we are enthusiastic about exploring avenues… Continue reading STRN steering group – call for (self)-nominations for SG positions

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