Road to 2018

May 18, 2016

ISSC and ICSU Executive Bodies Recommend the Creation of a New, Single Organisation In April 2016, the executive bodies of ISSC and the International Council for Science (ICSU) decided unanimously to recommend that the ISSC and ICSU merge to form a single new international organisation for the social and natural sciences. Please click here for […]

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Referendum on the extension of the Executive Committee’s mandate: 1 to 3 June 2016

May 18, 2016

Following the ISSC’s and International Council for Science (ICSU)’s executive bodies’ unanimous recommendation to members to merge into a single new organisation, the current ISSC Executive Committee requests an extension of its mandate for a period that will not exceed two years (until October 2018). The current ISSC Executive Committee was voted in with a […]

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T-AP Digging into Data Challenge – funding opportunity

May 9, 2016

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) has launched the 2016 T-AP Digging into Data Challenge to support research projects that use “big data” to address questions in the social sciences and humanities. Although this is the fourth Digging into Data challenge, it is the first time it has been sponsored by T-AP, and it is the first […]

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Transformative Sustainability from the ground up

May 3, 2016

The first workshop of the ACKnowl-EJ network, part of the Transformations to Sustainability programme, takes place this week in Barcelona, Spain. ACKnowl-EJ (Academic-Activist Co-Produced Knowledge for Environmental Justice) aims to analyze the processes of knowledge production against destructive development (including extractive) activities and towards transformative sustainability and justice from the ground up. The network will […]

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Seeking sustainable transformations around the world

May 2, 2016

The ‘Pathways’ Network, part of the Transformations to Sustainability programme, held its opening workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 24-27 April 2016. Pathways explores transformations to sustainability in 6 cases around the world. At the workshop, participants from Sweden, South Africa, and ‘hubs’ in Kenya, the UK, Argentina, USA/Mexico, India and China discussed research questions and how […]

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