SPRU DPhil day 2016: Update and 2nd call for abstracts!!

“Perspectives on Research Plurality in Science, Technology & Innovation” 22ND ANNUAL SPRU DPHIL CONFERENCE 9TH AND 10TH MAY 2016, University of Sussex, UK 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of SPRU, celebrating the legacy of its founder Christopher Freeman who in 1966 pioneered the first interdisciplinary research centre in the field of science and technology policy.… Continue reading SPRU DPhil day 2016: Update and 2nd call for abstracts!!

Tragedy in India, Kolkata – “Act of God”?!

This is to quickly share a very tragic news update. An under construction flyover in North-central Kolkata, in India collapsed yesterday (31st March 2016) in morning peak hours – leaving around 25 people officially dead and hundreds of people trapped and surviving. Army, Police, National Disaster Response Force and local people helped each other in… Continue reading Tragedy in India, Kolkata – “Act of God”?!

19th STRN Newsletter update for PhDs and ECRs

19th STRN newsletter (March 2016) notes opportunities for PhDs and ECRs to get engaged in the Steering group of the new STRN governance structure. The news reads as follows: “The SG [Steering group] strives for representational diversity, e.g. in terms of gender, age, topics, research groups and region. As a new feature, we intend to create… Continue reading 19th STRN Newsletter update for PhDs and ECRs

Transitions studies and developing countries – does it fit?

Invited authors: Jens Marquardt & Giorgia Silvestri on behalf of the TransLACASAF  While the field of sustainability transitions studies is often criticized for its narrow focus on European and other OECD countries, more and more scholars apply concepts and frameworks like transition management or strategic niche management to countries in Asia, Africa or Latin America. This raises some… Continue reading Transitions studies and developing countries – does it fit?

Last days: Call for 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference

© Greenwich University and Docklands, by DncnH  We kindly invite you to submit your abstracts for our 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference: Sustainable Transitions: Methodologies, Geographies and Public Service Reform, which will take place on April 28th and 29th at the University of Greenwich, London. The conference is the first formal gathering of our network… Continue reading Last days: Call for 1st PhDs in Transitions Conference