Take the train to conferences – personal statements as seeds for joining niche forces

At one point during IST2018, a small group of PhD students figured, hey, I am not the only one who came by train, there are others, traveling by train. And they share my positive experiences and convictions! I am not the odd-one-out, there is a niche and hey, we all want the thing to grow!… Continue reading Take the train to conferences – personal statements as seeds for joining niche forces

Tales of travelling by train to conferences – told from the train to Manchester

by Franziska Meinherz I have flown over many countries, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Mongolia, Uruguay, Libya, Greenland… yet I have seen nothing of them. Travelling by ground transportation, I have gotten to know many countries. I have seen impressive thunderstorms in the Pyrennese mountains, realised how vast the deserts in central Spain are, and how green the… Continue reading Tales of travelling by train to conferences – told from the train to Manchester

Leverage Points 2019: International conference on sustainability research and transformation, Lüneburg, Germany, 6-8 February 2019 – Call for abstracts

Posted on behalf of David Lam, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Institute for Ethics and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research Humanity sits at a crossroad between tragedy and transformation, and now is a crucial time for sustainability research. Radical approaches are needed in sustainability research and praxis if they are to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Inspired… Continue reading Leverage Points 2019: International conference on sustainability research and transformation, Lüneburg, Germany, 6-8 February 2019 – Call for abstracts

PhD position on the role of global regimes in sustainability transitions

Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, is an internationally networked aquatic research institute within the ETH Domain (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology). Eawag conducts research, education and expert consulting to achieve the dual goals of meeting direct human needs for water and maintaining the function and integrity of aquatic ecosystems. The… Continue reading PhD position on the role of global regimes in sustainability transitions