Future Earth: News, events and a survey on transdiciplinary research needs

 

Future Earth is a major international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world.

 

Opportunities

 

Take the transdisciplinary research survey

What’s needed to build leadership for transdisciplinary work on sustainability? We want your insights. Take this new survey from Future Earth, the Leopold Leadership Program and START.

http://futureearth.org/news/take-transdisciplinary-research-leadership-survey

Call for papers: Transformations 2017

Submit abstracts by 2 September for this international conference on “sustainability transformations in practice.”

http://futureearth.org/news/call-papers-transformations-2017

Call for articles: Environmental Research Letters

Send in queries by 30 November or earlier for a special issue on sustainable land management.

http://futureearth.org/news/call-articles-environmental-research-letters

Pop webinar on best practices on transdisciplinary and co-designed research

Did you miss it the first time around? No problem. We’ve archived it here.

http://futureearth.org/blog/pop-webinars

Post-doc openings

Deadline is 30 May for an opening in atmospheric physics in Brazil. Apply by 31 May for an opening in economics and sustainability in Sweden.

http://futureearth.org/news/post-doc-opening-atmospheric-physics-brazil

http://futureearth.org/news/post-doc-opening-economics-and-sustainability-sweden

 

News & opinion

 

Future Earth becomes IPCC observer organization

Accreditation will give Future Earth new opportunities to provide input into the IPCC process by nominating experts to participate in scoping meetings for assessment and special reports.

http://futureearth.org/news/future-earth-becomes-ipcc-observer-organisation

Future Earth Korea launches in Seoul

New national committee will play a major role in promoting sustainability research in Korea.

http://futureearth.org/news/future-earth-korea-launches-seoul

A bridge from one side only? Discussing the roots of the Anthropocene

Ninad Bondre and Erle Ellis discuss differences in the ways that natural and social scientists approach the Anthropocene – and potential common ground.

http://futureearth.org/blog/2016-may-11/bridge-one-side-only-discussing-roots-anthropocene

Reflecting on Our Common Future Under Climate Change

Leading researchers delve into the legacy the Our Common Future Under Climate Change conference and the changing role of scientists on the global stage.

http://futureearth.org/blog/2016-may-19/reflecting-our-common-future-under-climate-change

 

New events

 

Landscape Archaeology Conference

Take part in this international conference in Sweden that will bring together researchers from across disciplines to discuss “landscapes past and present.”

Early-bird registration ends June 15.

http://futureearth.org/events/landscape-archaeology-conference-2016

http://www.arkeologi.uu.se/LAC_2016+/

Future Earth meetings: Core Projects and Science and Engagement Committees

Check back in often as we add new details about logistics and agendas.

http://futureearth.org/events/future-earth-meetings-core-projects-and-science-and-engagement-committees

 

You can find more upcoming events on Future Earth’s website.