5th NEST Conference call for abstracts is out!

Call for Abstracts for the 5th NEST Conference “Widening sustainability transitions” May 7-8, 2020, Zurich, Switzerland The global initiative to target 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Climate Agreement and the latest IPCC report (2018) underline the urgency of grand sustainability challenges such as climate change and the depletion of natural resources. To address… Continue reading 5th NEST Conference call for abstracts is out!

Open PhD position on modelling energy demand and supply dynamics @EPFL, Switzerland

The group of Prof. Claudia R. Binder “Human Environment Relations in Urban Systems (HERUS)” at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has an open PhD position on modeling energy supply and demand dynamics in sociotechnical systems. The project is funded by SNSF in a lead agency project in collaboration with partners in Germany. For… Continue reading Open PhD position on modelling energy demand and supply dynamics @EPFL, Switzerland

The new NEST representative(s) introduce themselves

Verena Hermelingmeier I’m Verena and excited to co-represent the NEST in the Steering Group of STRN together with Adriaan over the next two years. I’m doing my PhD at the Center for Transformation Research and Sustainability (TransZent), a joint Center of Wuppertal Institut and Wuppertal University. Since 2017 I have been part of the Research… Continue reading The new NEST representative(s) introduce themselves

Research Assistant/PhD position at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Dear all, the international institute of management in technology (iimt), University of Fribourg, is looking for a research assistant with the possibility of a doctorate (see the attached pdf for more details). The prospective applicant would work with the institute head, Prof Stephanie Teufel and Dr Anton Sentic, and would, depending on the research topic,… Continue reading Research Assistant/PhD position at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Save the date – 11.–15. March 2019 – Winter school “Methodologies and Methods for Sustainability Transitions Research”

Dear NEST community, We are delighted to announce that our winter school “Methodologies and Methods for Sustainability Transitions Research” will take place from 11. to 15.March 2019 at Fraunhofer ISI in Karlsruhe, Germany. The winter school is organised by Jonathan Köhler, Georg Holtz, Lea Fünfschilling and Julia Wittmayer and the NEST organisers. Main topics will… Continue reading Save the date – 11.–15. March 2019 – Winter school “Methodologies and Methods for Sustainability Transitions Research”

Call for abstracts 4th NEST Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

Dear PhDs and ECRs, The Network for Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions (NEST) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 4th annual NEST Conference 2019 (#4THNEST), with the theme: “Transitions to where? Shared values and visions for sustainability transitions.” Deadline for submission of abstracts is December 3rd, 2018. The conference will… Continue reading Call for abstracts 4th NEST Conference, Lisbon, Portugal