Excerpt:The European Commission is organising an Info Day on the FP7 Environment Research in the specific field of "water innovation demonstration" projects on 15 January, 2013.
Excerpt:The publication "Policy Relevant Sustainability Research" guides various kinds of interested parties by providing detailed actor-specific requirement profiles for policy relevant sustainability research that aims to bridge specific knowledge to bear on policy issues relating to sustainable development.
Excerpt:The paper presents an interdisciplinary research management framework that makes research project's coordinator functions explicit and plausible. The framework aims to facilite structured planning, conducting and evaluating of management activities for large interdisciplinary projects.
Excerpt:The European Commission published its new Environmental Action Plan (7th EAP) on 29 November, 2012 which sets the EU’s policy priorities in this area until 2020.
Excerpt:The CONSIDER project is investigating aspects of Civil Society Organisation (CSO)participation in research. To this end and as a panel participating in this year’s Society for Social Studies of Science Conference, CONSIDER is calling for papers that explore CSOs participation in research.
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:The selected applicant will join a team engaged in analysing a wide range of issues regarding sustainability, climate and energy economics. He/she will have the opportunity to conduct research on sustainability assessment and applied research in a wide range of environmental economics (constructing sustainability indices,...
Excerpt:The LIAISE Shared Research Agenda will provide cutting edge research questions to attract both researchers and funding agencies. The agenda will be fed from scientists of different disciplines and practitioners. ...
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.