Jochen Markard


35th STRN Newsletter

The March 2020 newsletter is out now! Download pdf here. The Special Section topic is Predatory Publishing.Also note that the special issue in EIST on responses to the STRN research agenda is out now.


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EIST Special Issue on research agenda

Last year, in February 2019, we published the updated STRN research agenda. Now, a special issue is available in Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions (EIST) with 10 responses to the research agenda. Scholars have identified blind spots and suggested new perspectives for sustainabilility transitions research. Check it out.


IST 2020 – COVID 19 update mid April

COVID-19 We are actively monitoring the global COVID-19 outbreak and its potential consequences for the IST2020 Conference in Vienna this summer. As many other countries, Austria is taking decisive measures to fight further spread of the virus and to support health services, businesses etc. We are extremely pleased by your […]


IST 2020: August 18-21, Vienna 1

“Governance in an Era of Change –Making Sustainability Transitions Happen” IST2020 will take place as an online event. Find more information at ist2020.at European Parliament has declared a climate emergency, following a number of countries and local communities worldwide. Proposals for a “Green New Deal” have been advanced on both […]


EGOS, July 2-4, 2020, Virtual

COVID-19 The EGOS conference will not take place as planned. The conference and session organizers are preparing a virtual conference instead. We will keep you posted. Sub-theme on Sustainability Transitions: Bridging Systems and Organizational Perspectives to Tackle Grand Challenges Our sub-theme at the upcoming EGOS colloquium in Hamburg will bring […]


IST 2019 Awards

We congratulate our 2019 award winners! Best paper award Mara van Welie, Bernhard Truffer and Xiao-Shan Yap: «Towards sustainable urban basic services in low-income countries: A TIS analysis of sanitation value chains in Nairobi» Best poster award Elisabeth Marie Cassidy Svennevik: «Crossing pathways: Personal urban mobility analysis»


Steering group election 2019

This year, four new members were elected into the STRN steering group. We welcome Christian Binz (Eawag), Marie-Claire Brisbois (SPRU), Bipashyee Gosh (SPRU) and Anton Sentic (University of Fribourg). Jonathan Köhler (Fraunhofer ISI) and Rob Raven (Monash University) were re-elected. We also welcome Verena Hermelingmeier (Universit of Wuppertal) who, together […]


New STRN board

The new STRN board consist of Lea Fuenfschilling (Lund University), Daniel Rosenbloom (University of Toronto) and Jochen Markard (ETH Zurich). In the future, we will work with a ‘phased renewal’, i.e. one board member leaving, a new member stepping up, to strike a balance between continuity and change.