Transformations to Sustainability Programme reveals water inequality in Kolkata

March 4, 2015

From The Times of India: “A preliminary survey in ‘water-rich’ Kolkata and its fringes has revealed great inequity in water distribution. While the Kolkata Municipal Corporation supplies around 180 litre of filtered water supply per day to an average Kolkatan, pockets of population living along the east of the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass have no access […]

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Online Submission for Transformative Knowledge Networks now open

February 6, 2015

Online submissions are now open for Transformative Knowledge Networks — the ISSC’s new long-term vision to address today’s great challenges of global environmental change and sustainability via enduring social transformations and social change. The ISSC and its partners are inviting applications for proposals for Transformative Knowledge Networks. Three Transformative Knowledge Networks will each be supported […]

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Call for Proposals – Transformations to Sustainability Programme Transformative Knowledge Networks

December 18, 2014

A new long-term vision to address today’s great challenges of global environmental change and sustainability via enduring social transformations and social change is launched today with an initial 2.7 M € three-year commitment from the International Social Science Council. The ISSC and its partners are inviting applications for proposals for Transformative Knowledge Networks for the […]

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New global projects seed research into social transformations

September 29, 2014

The International Social Science Council is pleased to award more than €1M to 38 new research initiatives, each aiming to build the knowledge partnerships needed for longer-term research on the fundamental innovative processes of social transformations towards sustainable and equitable futures. Seed grants of up to €30 000 have been awarded to 38 emerging research […]

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Steering Committee for Transformations to Sustainability

August 11, 2014

The ISSC is pleased to announce the appointment of members of the Steering Committee for the newly launched Transformations to Sustainability programme. The Steering Committee will provide scientific guidance, quality and support the development of all aspects of the programme. The Steering Committee takes responsibility for final decisions on the selection of proposals within the framework […]

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