ACKnowl-EJ network launches map to commemorate International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017

A map created by researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), the Latin-American Network of Women Defending Social and Environmental Rights and the Colombian NGO CENSAT-Agua Viva Friends of the Earth Colombia makes visible the struggles of women in Latin America against mining and in defense of […]

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Call for funding proposals: Transformations to Sustainability

January 19, 2017

Over €13 million available for social science-led research on transformations to sustainability.  Outline Proposals are invited by 5 April 2017.  The full call for proposals and associated documentation is available on the NORFACE website. Climate change, environmental degradation and resource pressures have created unprecedented situations for societies worldwide. What’s more, low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) […]

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Pre-Announcement: A Multilateral Joint Call for Proposals on Transformations to Sustainability (T2S)

November 7, 2016

Climate change, environmental degradation and resource pressures have created unprecedented situations for societies worldwide. Conventional knowledge and capacity building to tackle the challenges associated with sustainability have proven inadequate, and a comprehensive and concerted research initiative is needed to boost research on transformations to sustainability that can catalyse new kinds of solutions to environmental and […]

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Transformational change by civil society on the agenda for 3rd Transformative Knowledge Workshop

November 5, 2016

New Delhi, 6 November – The third Transformative Knowledge Workshop begins today at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. It will bring together representatives from the three Transformative Knowledge Networks (TKNs) funded under the ISSC’s Transformations to Sustainability (T2S) Programme – ACKnowl-EJ, PATHWAYS and T-LEARNING – as well as others who were involved in the […]

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Watch the webinar – the IPCC’s 1.5C Report: critical opportunities for social science to shape the future

November 1, 2016

What are the impacts of warming at 1.5°C? What would 1.5°C warming mean for responding to climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty? And what kind of social science research is needed to help answer these questions? Webinar: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CET Join Ioan Fazey, Frank Geels, Bronwyn […]

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