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
“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!!
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
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?
Nina Vogel, share her reflections on critical thought, hypocrisy and sustainability
Two participants of the STEPS Centre Summer School in 2015 reflect on their experience and report back to those interested in applying to the 2016 version of the programme.