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 each other and we promise you that you will not regret participating, on the contrary, you will love it! You can sign up for one of five organized workshops, which will be facilitated by experts…

Skills for Sustainability Research

By Fateme Zare, Victoria Evia and Michael Kriechbaum What skills and dispositions do researchers require for sustainability and transdisciplinary research? In this blog post, we want to provide insights on this question from the final session of the 2018 STEPS Summer School. We attended this two-week course, together with 39 other early-career sustainability researchers from different…

Workshop: Climate Change and Uncertainty from Above and Below

27-28 January 2016 New Delhi, India Presentation slides and photos from this workshop are now available. Presentation slides Photos Blog: Uncertainty and Climate Change in India by Hans Nicolai Adam, 26 February 2016 (NMBU) Video: views on uncertainty and climate change Participants at the workshop share their views on the relationships between experts and local…

Africa Sustainability Hub will promote low-carbon opportunities

A new African sustainability research hub will make a “huge contribution” to promoting low carbon economic development in Kenya, according to a speech on Wednesday 10th June by Hon. Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary of the National Treasury. The speech was delivered by Prof Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, at…

Join us for a Nexus methods workshop

Applications are invited for a Nexus Network workshop on Transdisciplinary Methods for Developing Nexus Capabilities led by STEPS Co-director Andy Stirling. The workshop will take a critical look the research challenge in addressing nexus issues, with interactions based on short panel interactions, with break-out groups and lots of room for discussion. The workshop at the…

Complex Adaptive Systems & health: new resources

In June 2014, Future Health Systems (FHS) and the STEPS Centre co-hosted a workshop exploring Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) approaches to health systems strengthening in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). FHS and STEPS are particularly concerned with policies, programs, and individual level interventions promote and protect people’s health and wellbeing, particularly vulnerable and disadvantaged populations. The…

Low Carbon Energy for Development Network second international workshop

The second international workshop of the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN), titled Transitions to low carbon energy systems: which pathways to energy access for all?, took place at the University of Sussex in Brighton in the UK on the 10th and 11th September 2012. The event focussed on identifying and discussing priority questions that need to…

Video: Working together for low carbon development

Ed Brown, LCEDN Co-coordinator from Responding to Climate Change on Vimeo. In this video, Dr Ed Brown, Co-coordinator of the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network talks to RTCC about why the network formed, what they hope to achieve and why a much more multi-disciplinary approach is needed to low carbon development in the Global…

Final Call: register for #LCEDN2 – Low Carbon Energy for Development workshop, 10-11 September

You can still register for the international workshop of the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) at Sussex University on 10-11 September. There are a small number of places left, so the registration deadline has been extended to tomorrow at midday (24 August at 12pm GMT+1) next Thursday 30 August.  Register on the event…

Low Carbon Energy Development Network (LCEDN) Second International Workshop

The second international workshop of the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN), titled Transitions to low carbon energy systems: which pathways to energy access for all?, will take place at the University of Sussex in Brighton in the UK on the 10th and 11th September 2012. This second LCEDN event is intended to identify and…