Author Archive | KristiM

Postdoctoral fellow position available at Dartmouth College

The Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) at Dartmouth College is looking for a postdoctoral fellow. ENVS is a diverse community of scholars who conduct innovative research within and across the natural and environmental social sciences (http://envs.dartmouth.edu). Faculty within ENVS are members of the novel interdisciplinary EEES PhD Program (https://sites.dartmouth.edu/EEES/). The fellow will have the opportunity to […]

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Reminder: 2nd Garden Route Interface Meeting: Call for abstracts

This is a friendly reminder that the abstract for the 2nd Garden Route Interface Meeting are due by 31 May 2018. Pine Lake Marina have reserved limited accommodation for our group.  Please book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  Please mention the conference name when making your booking.   Important Dates: Abstract submission no […]

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PhD position on the role of global regimes in sustainability transitions

The Department of Environmental Social Sciences (ESS) is looking for a PhD candidate in the Innovation Studies group (Cirus) at Eawag, within the ETH Domain (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology). Eawag conducts research, education and expert consulting to achieve the dual goals of meeting direct human needs for water and maintaining the function and integrity of aquatic ecosystems. The student […]

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Free online course on resilience thinking for transforming development practice – starts April 30

With concerns about climate and global environmental changes, extreme events, and increases in social, economic, and political shocks, the concept of resilience is proving useful across a range of sectors as a way to understand and respond to a turbulent and often surprise-riddled world. Resilience thinking is more than a theory, more than a set […]

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PhD position with the Rhodes University Sustainable Land Management for Rural Resilience Project (RU-SLMRR)

The Rhodes University Sustainable Land Management for Rural Resilience Project (RU-SLMRR) that forms part of a broader Global Environment Facility 5 (GE5F) funded sustainable land management (SLM) project implemented in South Africa is seeking a PhD candidate to investigate barriers and enablers to community-driven natural resources governance in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The study […]

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2nd Garden Route Interface Meeting: Call for abstracts

The Garden Route Interface meeting is an annual event taking place in the Garden Route, providing a forum for researchers and practitioners interested in better understanding and managing (or navigating) SES and their complex interactions and feedbacks. The 2017 meeting attracted 75 delegates and important discussion themes included the establishment of long-term social-ecological research sites, […]

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Open call for academic writing at the Rockefeller Foundation

The Bellagio Centre Residence Program at the Rockefeller Foundation offers a setting conducive to focused work, and the unparalleled opportunity to establish new connections with fellow residents from a stimulating array of disciplines and geographies during residencies of up to 4 weeks. There is a competition for academic writing which opens on March 1, 2018 with a final […]

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Transdisciplinary PhD project in Germany

The Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) are inviting applicants for a three-year, full-time position as a PhD research fellow in the French-German project “A Sea of Connections: Contextualizing Fisheries in the South Pacific Region” (SOCPacific). Starting in May 2018, this interdisciplinary project (anthropology, geography and political ecology in dialogue with marine […]

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Call for applications: Honours fellowship in private land conservation 2018

The Centre for Complex Systems in Transition (CST) at Stellenbosch University is offering an honours project to measure the extent to which private protected areas in South Africa are resilient in preventing land use change (i.e., shifts away from natural landscapes to degraded landscapes, farming, urbanization, mining, etc.). This project will use data from an […]

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