Resilience conference, Stockholm

Three of the ESRs (Marie Schellens, Eduard Nedelciu, and Jennifer Hinton) and three of the supervisors (Dr. Sarah Cornell, Dr. Brynhildur Davidsdottir and Dr. Sylvie Ferrari) in the AdaptEconII project attended the Resilience Conference 2017, held in Stockholm in late August. The conference takes place tri-annually and was hosted this year by the Stockholm Resilience … Continue reading Resilience conference, Stockholm

Complexity in Santa Fe

The Santa Fe Institute (SFI) is a research and education centre aiming to contribute to a better understanding of adaptive complex systems. Established in 1984 and located in New Mexico, the U.S, the institute brings together scholars, practitioners, and the larger society around themes such as invention and innovation in evolutionary processes, mental models of … Continue reading Complexity in Santa Fe

AdaptEconII in Sweden – 1st Integration Workshop

March the 27th untill the 30th 2017, all AdaptEconII supervisors and PhD students were gathered again. Höör, a lovely small town in Southern Sweden, would be the setting for a project integration workshop. Two new faces were introduced to everyone in the project, Silvy Ferrari and Sigurbjörg Sigurgeirsdottir, strengthening the supervisory team in supporting the PhD students. The short … Continue reading AdaptEconII in Sweden – 1st Integration Workshop

Ecological Challenges Conference

Ecological Challenges Conference, held in Oslo in February 2017, was supposed to be a place where “academia meets activism”. Ganna Gladkykh and Nathalie Spittler participated and came back from it with the following impressions. The conference was one of those from the new wave of the academic conferences which try to be more inclusive bringing together … Continue reading Ecological Challenges Conference

AdaptEconII in France – 2nd Training Workshop

Escaping the darkness of Sweden and Iceland all PhDs and supervisors met for the second AdaptEconII workshop in France from December the 5th to 11th 2016. Also, escaping the pre-Christmas stress the training took place in the Volcanoes next to Clermont Ferrand. This workshop was especially focused on economic training and understanding how current economic … Continue reading AdaptEconII in France – 2nd Training Workshop

Jean Monnet Training Programme in “Europe and Sustainable Development”

From October the 10th until 21st, all AdaptEconII PhD students were gathered again for a second time. However, this time they would also meet and work together with other students. Dr. Arnaud Diemer (also an AdaptEconII supervisor) organised a training event on "Europe and Sustainable Development" within the Jean Monnet Erasmus+ programme. Next to lectures … Continue reading Jean Monnet Training Programme in “Europe and Sustainable Development”

Agent-Based Modelling Summer School in Montpellier

From September 12th to 23rd the “Multi-platform International Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling & Simulation for Renewable Resources Management” (MISS-ABMS) took place at Agropolis International in Montpellier, France. Marie took part of it and very much enjoyed the combination of theoretical lectures, case-study examples, practical sessions and a group project, all supported by established experts in the … Continue reading Agent-Based Modelling Summer School in Montpellier

Geopolitical Theories and Methods summer school, Maastricht

Maastricht University (the Netherlands) likes to keep students around in summer and therefore, offers a wide range of summer schools. Marie joined one on Geopolitical Theories and Methods from July 25th until 29th 2016. Unexpectedly but pleasantly surprised, this course was very much hands-on work: trying out different research approaches to geopolitics in individual and group … Continue reading Geopolitical Theories and Methods summer school, Maastricht

System Dynamics Conference

From July the 16th until July the 21st, the System Dynamics Conference took place in Delft, the Netherlands. This years conference theme was "Black Swans and Black Lies: System Dynamics in the Context of Randomness and Political Power-play". Therese, David and Marie participated in various activities of the conference, including a summer school, a PhD-colloquium, conference … Continue reading System Dynamics Conference

AdaptEconII in Iceland – 1st Training Workshop

The first AdaptEconII workshop took place in Iceland from May 22nd to June 3rd 2016. This was the first time all twelve PhDs were in the same place and met the supervisors from all three Universities. The first part of the workshop took place in Hvergerði, one of Icelands unpronounceable beautiful hot spring areas. The … Continue reading AdaptEconII in Iceland – 1st Training Workshop