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

The results are in! Participant feedback on #3rdNEST

The #3rdNEST conference feedback results are in! Let’s take a peek at what participants thought worked well…  and what can be done better at the #4thNEST in 2019.

The growing Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainable Transitions: A delegate’s view of the 3rd NEST conference

Author: Julia Beyersdorf, Fraunhofer-ISI About a week after the 3rd NEST conference in Utrecht (NL), I’m back to my daily work life in South Germany and, at the same time, I am not. I’ve experienced enriching two conference days and three evening events. Naturally, I learned more about the Sustainable Transition frameworks, their different foci… Continue reading The growing Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainable Transitions: A delegate’s view of the 3rd NEST conference

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

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.