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11th October 2019 / Africa Hub news, China Hub news, Europe Hub news, Global Consortium news, Latin America Hub news, North America Hub news, South Asia Hub news

STEPS at Transformations 2019

Members of the STEPS Centre, including the global consortium, will be presenting at and facilitating various sessions at Transformations 2019...
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23rd September 2019 / Climate Change & Energy, Europe Hub news, Research methods, South Asia Hub news

Local knowledge and ideas are key to action on climate disruption

Press release, 20 September 2019 Vulnerable coastal areas of South Asia face a ‘perfect storm’ of increasing climate uncertainties combined...
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19th September 2019 / Global Consortium news, North America Hub news

New resources support participatory research in socio-ecological systems

A groups of researchers from the STEPS North America hub have produced new resources for exploring the possibility for new kinds of agency in complex socio-ecological systems. The results will be useful for any groups looking to facilitate similar processes in their own contexts.
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16th September 2019 / Latin America Hub news

TransAction Pre-Conference Workshops

We are very happy to invite you to participate in our TransAction Pre-Conference Workshops. We will have fun learning from...
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POLLEN conference
29th July 2019 / Resource politics, Understanding sustainability

Call for session proposals: Contested Natures – POLLEN conference 2020

The Political Ecology Network (POLLEN) Third Biennial Conference will be held in Brighton, United Kingdom on 24-26 June 2020 on...
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8th May 2019 / Europe Hub news, Technology & Innovation

In turbulent times, how can science, technology and innovation be joined up?

Co-operating across national borders is difficult, but the UN has recently been working on a more co-ordinated approach for science...
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25th April 2019 / Europe Hub news

STEPS co-director Ian Scoones awarded Ester Boserup prize for research on development

Ian Scoones, Professorial Fellow at IDS and co-director of the ESRC STEPS Centre has been awarded the 2019 Ester Boserup...
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8th April 2019 / Europe Hub news, Food & Agriculture, Research methods, Technology & Innovation

New papers explore heated debates in agronomy for development

A special issue of Experimental Agriculture, 'Doing Development-Oriented Agronomy: Rethinking Methods, Concepts and Direction’ brings together a selection of papers that...
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3rd April 2019

Sustainable Livelihoods: ‘Between the Lines’ podcast with Ian Scoones

Ian Scoones, co-director of the STEPS Centre, is interviewed in the April 2019 episode of the Institute of Development Studies...
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POLLEN conference
2nd April 2019 / Resource politics, Understanding sustainability

STEPS to host POLLEN2020 ‘Contested Natures’ conference

Political Ecology Network (POLLEN) Third Biennial Conference Contested Natures: Power, Possibility, Prefiguration Brighton, UK 24-26 June, 2020 #POLLEN20 We are...
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