- IA Topic : decision-making
Excerpt:The book 'Sustainability Assessment: Pluralism, Practice and Progress', edited by Alan Bond, Angus Morrison-Saunders and Richard Howitt deals with the current state-of-the art in relation to Sustainability Assessment theory and practice, and considers the pluralistic nature of the tool and the implications for achieving sustainable decision-making.
Excerpt:This public workshop presents and discusses the main findings of the project "Impact of Citizen Participation on Decision Making in a Knowledge Intensive Policy Field" (CIT-PART) which is funded by the European Commission within the Seventh Framework Programme under Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities. ...
Excerpt:Applications for funded places on a small, research-driven workshop examining the utilization of ecosystem knowledge in decision-making can be submitted until 12 April, 2012. The overall aim of the workshop is to better understand the uptake and influence of ecosystem knowledge in public, private and third sector decision making.
Advanced Course: Decision Support Systems for the Development and Environmental Management of Rural Areas
Excerpt:In this course participants will be introduced to ways in which decisions can be made in a more informed and structured manner as a prelude to more detailed understanding of the components of DSS and their integration and application. ...
Excerpt:The European Institute of Public Administration is offering a seminar on evidence and decision-making for policy purposes. The seminar targets officials and experts from ministries, central agencies and authorities involved in evidence-based decision-making.
Excerpt:The University of Leeds seeks an established academic with expertise in critical and theoretical social science approaches to political or social aspects of environmental decision-making and societal behaviour for a senior position in Critical Environmental Social Science. ...
Excerpt:Katharina Helming (ZALF) and others have written an article on research applying the DPSIR framework and its effects on decision making. ...