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Doctoral studentship at the Stockholm Resilience Centre

  Ref.nr SU FV-2901-13 Closing date: 2013-11-20   Project title: Middlemen as crucial social-ecological linkages for achieving sustainable small-scale fisheries   Project description Understanding how global drivers, such as seafood trade, affect relations between fishers and market agents is essential to increase fishers’ returns, reduce poverty and better sustain fisheries resources. Curbing exploitation locally has […]

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STEPS Centre Summer School – Applications now open

STEPS Centre Summer School University of Sussex, 12-23 May 2014 The STEPS Centre invites applications to take part in its third annual Summer School.   Applications are invited from highly-motivated doctoral and postdoctoral researchers or those with equivalent experience, working in fields around development studies, science and technology studies, innovation and policy studies, and across […]

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Luc Hoffmann Institute / SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellow, Marine Socio-Environmental Systems

Two-year fellowship available immediately to work with an interdisciplinary team to evaluate the impacts of marine conservation interventions, focusing on analyzing monitoring data for marine protected areas. Fellow will be in residence at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) facilities at the University of Maryland in Annapolis, MD, and will also spend significant time at […]

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Launch of the Network for Business Sustainability South Africa (NBS:SA)

It is with pleasure that we share with you the launch of the Network for Business Sustainability South Africa (NBS:SA), an affiliate of the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS). NBS is an award-winning, internationally recognised initiative linking research and practice. Established as a non-profit, NBS is a powerful and growing network of international academic experts […]

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Online course ‘Introduction to Complexity’ is now enrolling

This is a re-offering of the popular “Introduction to Complexity” online course of the Santa Fe Institute. In this course you’ll learn about the tools used by scientists to understand complex systems. The topics you’ll learn about include dynamics, chaos, fractals, information theory, self-organization, agent-based modeling, and networks. You’ll also get a sense of how […]

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Faculty Position in Marine Policy and Governance at Duke University

Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment invites applications for a faculty position in Marine Policy and Governance. We seek a social scientist working on marine issues, broadly construed, at the local, regional, national, or international level. We welcome applications from candidates with a PhD in any social science discipline, or related fields such as law. […]

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Santa Fe Institute’s Omidyar Fellowship

As you already know, the Santa Fe Institute’s research spans the growing field of complex systems.  This includes: scaling and growth in cities social, biological, and technological networks phase transitions in search and optimization quantum computing and computational complexity major transitions in evolution, and the origin of life We have postdocs, faculty, and visitors in fields ranging […]

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Southern African Young Scientists Summer Programme – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 16 SEP

The National Research Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, invites applications from doctoral students to participate in the Southern African Young Scientists Summer Programme. The programme, to be held from 24 November 2013 to 22 February 2014 at the University of the Free […]

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