Roadmaps, Sustainability Research, Energy systems
Excerpt:The STS Conference on "Critical Issues in Science and Technology Studies" will take place in Graz, 5-6 May, 2014. Conference Themes include "Towards Low-Carbon Energy Systems", "Challenges in Green Public Procurement (GPP) Research" and "Sustainable Food Systems". You are invited to submit your abstract until 31 January, 2014.
Excerpt:The Helmholtz Alliance ENERGY-TRANS is now launching the Call for Papers for the conference "Energy Systems in Transition: Inter- and Transdiciplinary Contributions", which will take place from 9-11 October, 2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany. The deadline for submitting papers is 14 February, 2013.
Excerpt:The Leuphana University Lüneburg offers two PhD position within the project MONA (comparative analysis of research modi in sustainability research).
Excerpt:In the scope of the 2nd Aalto Event on Science and Technology, taking place from 5-6 November, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland, the organisers are currently calling for papers and session proposals. This year's event focuses on relations between social issues and technology, in particular with respect to energy systems. ...
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 Project Leader to their team. ...
RESCUE Press Event on “European Response to Grand Challenges in Sustainability Research” in Brussels, Belgium
Excerpt:A Press Event of the ESF-COST foresight initiative “Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth” (RESCUE) will take place in the International Press Centre, Brussels, Belgium, on 16 February, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The European Commission has published its Work Programme for 2012, in which reform of the EU's energy system will play an important role in stimulating the region's struggling economies.
Excerpt:The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) calls for fellowship positions for a "Transdisciplinary Panel on Energy Change" in the scientific cluster of the Executive Director, Prof. Klaus Töpfer. They are searching for three experts from social sciences, natural sciences and the law disciplines. ...
European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC) Working Group Energy Workshop
Excerpt:At the workshop, national and regional Environment and Sustainable Development Councils will present recent reports on the necessary transition of energy systems. There will also be a panel discussion with representatives of the European Parliament, the Commission, industry and the councils on the respective policy approach at European level. ...