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The 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABILITY TRANSITIONS WILL BE ORGANISED BY THE SCIENCE POLICY RESEARCH UNIT, SUSSEX UNIVERSITY, UK, ON AUGUST 25-28TH 2015. THE CFP CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE.

 

 

Welcome to the website of the Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN) official site. STRN was inaugurated in June 2009 at the 1st European Conference on Sustainability Transitions. The mission of the network is:

 

  • to provide a meeting place for the international  and multi-disciplinary community of scholars working in the field of sustainability transitions;
  • to deepen the scientific understanding of sustainability transitions through a program of networking, research coordination and synthesis activities;
  • to be a leading resource for practitioners such as actors in the arenas of policy making, civil society, and business who are working to advance societies into more sustainable directions.

 

STRN is a wholly independent research-driven network governed by a steering group composed of leading researchers in the field. Membership of the STRN is open to anyone who is interested in research on sustainability transitions. The network aims to provide a space where researchers can engage in a vibrant intellectual exchange on the challenges of sustainability and find help and support in accessing resources, research topics and audiences for their work.

 

STRN works to improve scientific understanding of sustainability transitions through a program of networking, research coordination and synthesis activities organized around eight research themes (see the network’s research agenda) that together define the research and policy challenges that the network is currently engaged with. The network promotes an active, energetic and well connected research community with an associated international journal (Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions).

 

STRN coordinates scientific capacity within the network towards the production of foresight reports on strategic sustainability policy questions. The ambition of the network is to support the development of a sustainability transitions research community internationally, and provide an independent, authoritative and credible source of analysis and insight into the dynamics and governance of sustainability transitions.

 

This website provides further information about people, projects, upcoming events and output of the network. 

 

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Recent News

Newsletter December 2014 The 14th STRN newsletter is available for download in the news section of the website.
New post available - social scientist community transitions Dear all, We are currently advertising for a new 30-month post see http://www.jobs.ac.
PhD studentship on combined heat and power (CHP) MPhil/PhD Studentship:Faculty of Business, Greenwich University, UK PGRO Ref: VCS‐BUS‐08‐14 Potential contribution of combined heat and power (CHP) technologies to a sustainable energy future for the UK Description: This project will investigate the potential for the UK to adopt a range of combined heat and power (CHP) technologies to improve efficiency of electricity generation

Upcoming Events

21st Annual SPRU DPhil Day
@Sussex
PhD Course Theories of Sustainable Transitions
@Aalborg University - Copenhagen Campus