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New PhD position in Innovation Studies

We, at Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden), are looking for a new PhD student for our project about business models for the large-scale diffusion of solar PV. The description of the project and the requirements for candidates are available here The deadline for applications is November 15. Please help […]


#5thNEST conference – Save the date

The 5th NEST conference will take place on the 7th and 8th of May in Zürich, Switzerland. Follow the online discussion using #5thNEST. We are looking forward to welcoming you in Zürich. Stay tuned for the call for abstracts following on the 16.10!  If you want to join the team, don’t hesitate to contact Alejandro (anunez-jimenez@ethz.ch). […]


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.


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Research Agenda – Updated version (2019)

STRN works to improve scientific understanding of sustainability transitions through a program of networking, research coordination and synthesis activities organized around eight research themes. Our  research agenda (updated in 2019) specifies the research and policy challenges that the network is currently engaged with. Download journal version at EIST / Sciencedirect. […]


CfA | Postdoc Academy for Transformational Leadership

We are pleased to inform you about the Call for Applications for the second cohort of the Postdoc Academy for Transformational Leadership and kindly ask you to forward the call to postdocs who conduct sustainability research and encounter challenges of and with “scale” and “scaling”. The Postdoc Academy for Transformational […]