An organizer’s perspective on the 3rd NEST conference: Stimulating and fun

An organizer’s perspective on the 3rd NEST conference: Stimulating and fun!

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3rd NEST conference – Day 2

Following an inspiring first day at the 3rd NEST conference, the second and final day of our event continued in high spirits, with the delegates being motivated and looking forward to the planned presentations and workshops. Following a slighly-later-than-usual start, which was thankfully accepted, the morning commenced with a round of parallel sessions, covering a wide… Continue reading 3rd NEST conference – Day 2

3rd NEST conference – Day 1

Having arrived in Utrecht highly motivated and looking forward to a great event, it’s time to take stock on the various inputs and activities of the first day. After the 2017 event set the bar (and our expectations) very high, this bar was, if anything, set even higher this year. The conference started at the Utrecht… Continue reading 3rd NEST conference – Day 1

Towards the… 3rd NEST Conference

Dear readers, although not exactly one year has passed since our last event (even more info here), it’s that time of the year again – time for the annual NEST conference event. While last time there might have been some uncertainty about whether it can already be called a tradition, now there’s absolutely no doubt –… Continue reading Towards the… 3rd NEST Conference

Summer School: Local Energy Innovation for Global Change

Posted on behalf of Nadja Contzen, PhD Dear NEST members and blog readers, The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS2018), held for the 7th time from July 12th – July 20th 2018, will focus on Local Energy Innovations for Global Change. The Summer School takes an integrative approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the… Continue reading Summer School: Local Energy Innovation for Global Change

“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.