Innovation report, Survey
Excerpt:The 5th issue of the LIAISE Innovation Report deals with transdisciplinarity. It reflects the fact that knowledge production is increasingly transgressing the (disciplinary) boundaries of science and is becoming more inter- and transdisciplinary. ...
LIAISE Policy Brief No. 1 "Impact Assessment Systems and Tools in Europe: Current Practices and User Expectations"
Excerpt:LIAISE Policy Brief No. 1 on "Impact Assessment Systems and Tools in Europe: Current Practices and User Expectations" has just been published. This policy brief presents the key findings on the most comprehensive survey yet conducted of user needs and expectations with regard to Impact Assessment (IA) systems and tools in 17 European countries.
Excerpt:This innovation report contains an article on "Ecosystem Services in Policy Assessment" by Katharina Helming, Katharina Diehl and Hubert Wiggering (Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, ZALF). The authors analyse where exactly in the policy process ecosystem services can be taken into account. ...
LIAISE Working Paper No.3: Approaching Rio+20 - A Survey of Positions and Expectations of Civil Society Organisations in Six European Countries on the Green Economy
Excerpt:This report presents findings from an online survey and a number of expert interviews on the perspectives of European civil society on Sustainable Development and the Green Economy in the run-up to the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
Excerpt:This innovation report deals with the science-policy interface and the interactions going on at the interface. Drawing on writings from the rich body of literature of knowledge utilization studies in political science and in science and technology studies we look at the conditions of science-policy interaction. ...
Excerpt:The European Commission has published its latest Eurobarometer survey on public opinions on environmental issues. It finds that over 90 per cent of European citizens consider the environment to be an important issue. ...
Excerpt:The second issue of the LIAISE Innovation Report focuses on Impact Assessment Practice in Europe. It includes an article by Camilla Adelle (UEA) on 'User Needs in Impact Assessment' that summarizes the most comprehensive survey yet conducted of tool use and user needs in 17 European countries, which was done as part of the LIAISE project.
Excerpt:The biannual LIAISE Innovation Report provides overview information on the latest developments in Impact Assessment research to IA researchers and IA practitioners. It synthesizes and analyzes recent research and new publications in the field of IA. The first issue focuses on 'Impact Assessment and Sustainable Development'.