institutions, Environmental governance, Global Change, Social dimensions, Social science, Nuclear Safety
Excerpt:The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is looking to employ a person on a fixed-term employment contract between September 2013 and September 2016 for the post of a Senior Researcher. The position will be based in the Environmental Governance Studies Unit of the Environmental Policy Centre, located in the SYKE office in Joensuu.
Excerpt:The paper of Acosta and others presents the first spatially explicit scenario-driven model of adaptive capacity. The model applied fuzzy logic analysis to combine twelve socio-economic indicators and generate an adaptive capacity index and provides insight into broad patterns of adaptive capacity across Europe.
Excerpt:The Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University offers up to four Lectureships which focus on social and inter-disciplinary science. Successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate teaching and help to develop a post-gratuade programme on Sustainability.
Scale in Environmental Governance: Power Reconfiguration, Democratic Legitimacy and Institutional (Mis-) Fit
Excerpt:The symposium on "Scale in Environmental Governance" aims to elaborate the wide range of perspectives from which scalar issues in environmental governance can be adressed. The event will take place from 7-8 March, 2013 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The Tokyo Conference on Earth System Governance will be held from 28-31 January, 2013 at the United Nations University (UNU) Conference Center at the UNU headquarters, Tokyo, Japan. The conference will cover themes such as the Architecture of Earth System Governance in the 21st century and Nuclear Safety and Post-disaster Governance.
Excerpt:The research group "Governance and Sustainability" is inviting to appoint a research associate (doctoral researcher) as of 1 January, 2013 within the scope of the ERC-project "Evaluating the Delivery of Environmental Governance using and Evidence-based Research Design" (EDGE).
Excerpt:The Postgraduate Environmental Symposium, to be held on 7 November 2012, aims to provide postgraduate students working in the broad area of Environmental Law and Governance the chance to present their work in a supportive forum. ...
Excerpt:The German Advisory Council on the Environment (Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen) is inviting applications for a position as Research Assistant starting as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is 9 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The College of Social Science and International Studies, Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter is seeking two Lecturers or Senior Lectures in Politics. The deadline for application is 16 September, 2012.
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.