science-policy interface, Environment
Excerpt:The organisers of the RCSL Congress 2013 "Environment and the Law: Popular Struggles, Epidemiology and Resistance", which will take place from 3-6 September, 2013 in Toulouse, France, are calling for papers to be submitted by 1 February, 2013.
Excerpt:The UFZ Leipzig Graduate School offers a HIGRADE Advanced Course on matters related to science policy interfaces and transdisciplinarity.
Special Symposium on Nature, Science, and Politics, or: Policy Assessment to Promote Sustainable Development
Excerpt:This special symposium explores how the construction and utilization of scientific knowledge in policy making and its impact in the policy process itself can be better understood. ...
Excerpt:This paper by B. Manos, Th. Bournaris, Ch. Moulogianni and S. Arampatzis aims to provide a review of the IA tools applied for the assessment of the EU policies in agriculture and environment, to analyse and to classify them by different criteria according to the policy that they have been applied to and by the impacts that they have been measured.
Excerpt:The OECD has just disclosed the results of two studies on impact assessments that have been conducted by the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU) at FU Berlin.
LIAISE Working Paper No.4: The LIAISE Approach for Co-designing Knowledge on Impact Assessment Tools
Excerpt:Impact Assessment (IA) intends to collect evidence on the likely impacts of new policies and thereby minimize unwanted side-effects and maximize the benefits to society. Although it is a requirement in the EC and all OECD countries, the scope and methods vary considerably. ...
Excerpt:STEP-WISE and STREAM projects are jointly organising their final conference on 3-4 December, 2012 in Brussels, presenting concrete instruments to facilitate the dialogue between researchers, politicians and research-users. ...
Excerpt:The 4th Workshop on Game Theory in Energy, Resources and Environment will be held from 29-30 November, 2012 at HEC Montréal, Canada. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 10 October, 2012.
Excerpt:This year's Berlin Conference on "Evidence for Sustainable Development", held from 5-6 October, has been a great success. About 250 participants from more than 40 countries gathered at the Freie Universität Berlin to present their research and discuss the latest trends in research on evidence use in policy making. ...
The LIAISE Approach to Unite Researchers and Practitioners in a Community of Experts on Impact Assessment
Excerpt:The FP7 network of excellence LIAISE is designed to bridge the gaps between researchers with a strong orientation towards their (disciplinary) peers and practitioners who tend to focus on their policy domain and policy problems. A lively interaction between the different communities involved is essential. ...