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
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
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
A short report and personal reflection on the 7th IST Conference in Wuppertal, Germany by our colleague Susan Mühlemeier.
Our colleague Gijs Diercks (Imperial College) shares his (very fresh) impressions from the 2017 4S/EASST conference.
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
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