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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 […]


Jochen Markard becomes new STRN-Chairman

  Jochen Markard (ETH-Zürich) was elected as the new chairman of the STRN network. His term started as of the 1. of January. Jochen follows Frank Geels (Manchester University). Lea Fünfschilling from Lund University was elected as a new board member. Check out: Jochen’s website  Jochen’s twitter Lea’s website   […]


IST 2019: Deadline extended

There has been a remarkable response to the call for submissions, with over 300 abstracts submitted and more coming in. Over the past few weeks we have witnessed first hand the mobilization of the transitions research community, which is truly global in nature. Many thanks to all those who have […]