“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

Shaping the future of our network: outcomes of the network workshop at the IST2017

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

PhDs in Transitions at the IST2017

Dear colleagues, This year’s International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST2017) took place from June 18th-21st in Gothenburg, Sweden, organised by Chalmers University. Following our activities in recent years at the 6th IST in Brighton and our presence at the 50th Anniversary SPRU conference, the PhDs in Transitions network was ready to make a strong showing though… Continue reading PhDs in Transitions at the IST2017

STRN steering group – call for (self)-nominations for SG positions

Dear network members, please see the following call for (self)nominations for a position in the Sustainable Transitions Research Network (STRN) steering group. If you are considering to participate in this election and would like to engage with PhDs in Transitions, don’t hesitate to contact us on welcometotransitions@gmail.com. As always, we are enthusiastic about exploring avenues… Continue reading STRN steering group – call for (self)-nominations for SG positions

PhDs in Transitions on Facebook

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

2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: A delegate’s thoughts

Following last week’s on-site coverage of our second network conference (find the introduction, Day 1 and Day 2 reports here) we would like to wrap up our conference reporting by linking you to a great, insightful (and, compared to our reports, bias-free :)) commentary on the conference written by one of the delegates, Marc Hudson (many… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: A delegate’s thoughts

2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: Day 2

Read the conference introduction and our 1st day report. The second day of our PhDs in Transitions conference started very much in the same way the first day passed: motivating, constructive and inspiring. Despite a rather early start at 8:30, the delegates weren’t lacking energy, kicking the day off with the third round of parallel… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: Day 2