Thirty-five research teams invited to submit full proposals for Belmont Forum-NORFACE Transformations to Sustainability programme  

July 17, 2017

Following the launch of the Belmont Forum-NORFACE ‘Transformations to Sustainability’ programme earlier this year, 35 teams have been selected for the full proposal stage. The ISSC will fund social scientists based in low- and lower-middle-income countries to participate in projects selected in the new programme. Twenty-one of the 35 proposals selected include applicants eligible for […]

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T2S Steering Committee Member, Hebe Vessuri, Awarded 2017 Bernal Prize

May 24, 2017

Every year, the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) awards the Bernal Prize to an individual for their notable contributions and achievements in the field of social science. It is with great honour that we congratulate this year’s recipient of the Bernal Prize, Professor Hebe Vessuri. Professor Vessuri, who serves as a member of […]

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ACKnowl-EJ case studies underway in India, led by Kalpavriksh

March 29, 2017

Members of the ACKnowl-EJ network have begun a series of case studies which aim to deepen understanding on how transformations towards sustainability are enacted in specific locations. Researchers from Kalpavriksh, part of the ACKnowl-EJ network funded through the Transformations to Sustainability programme, are leading three case studies based in India. Kalpavriksh is a non-profit organization […]

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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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