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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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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