sustainable behaviour, Community projects, Decision support, Policy appraisal, Political science
Excerpt:The University of Lund invites applications to fill a position as senior lecturer in the field of Political Sciences. The deadline for application is 15 January, 2013.
Excerpt:For the academic year 2012/2013 the the Graduate School in Social and Political Sciences (GSSPS) of the University of Milan will assign a total of 27 places, 14 with scholarship and 13 without scholarship.
Excerpt:The IPSA-NUS Summer School on "Research Methods in Social and Political Science" offers intensive training in research methods by an outstanding international faculty. It will take place at the National University of Singapore from 25 June - 6 July, 2012.
Excerpt:The Interdisciplinary Research Centre for the Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) and the Centre d’études européennes (CEE) at Sciences Po are looking for an assistant professor with a background in the social sciences and an interest in public policy evaluation. ...
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 Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam is dedicated to integrated, trans-disciplinary and international research on energy policy, climate change, earth system science and social sustainability. They will shortly appoint a Researcher for a project on resource efficiency and sustainable use of mobile telephones. ...
PhD Programme in Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations by Central European University
Excerpt:The Central European University invites applications for its doctoral programme in political Science, public policy, and international relations. Successful applicants may be elegible for a doctoral fellowship covering their costs of living. The deadline for applications is 25 January, 2012. ...
Excerpt:Papers are invited for this three-day technical international symposium on systems engineering for sustainable adaptation to global change. The symposium will be held from 3-5 July, 2012 at Newcastle University, UK and aims to address the analysis, design, engineering and management of coupled human, environmental and engineered systems.
Session on "Evaluation of Transition Policy" at the 2nd International Conference on Sustainability Transitions in Lund, Sweden
Excerpt:This thematic session on "Evaluation of Transition Policy" aims to reflect on (1) the role of policy evaluation in transitions and (2) requirements and methods for policy evaluation in transitions. Sabine Weiland will give a paper on "Policy appraisal – a contribution to 'better' and more sustainable policies?" ...