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Restructuring the field of sustainability research for sustainable and secure futures

This presentation was given as part of the 2018 World Social Science Forum session to launch the new Belmont Forum-NORFACE Transformations to Sustainability projects. Each of the twelve new international, interdisciplinary research projects was presented, and slides relating to each project are enclosed in this slide pack. The session opened with a keynote address by […]

Understanding and encouraging transformations to sustainability

This presentation was given by Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), UK, as a keynote address to the 2018 World Social Science Forum session to launch the new Belmont Forum-NORFACE Transformations to Sustainability projects. Leach stressed that questions of equity, fairness and justice must be integral to any discussion on sustainability […]

Impact, Outcomes and Sustainability

This presentation was given by Adrian Ely, co-lead of the T2S PATHWAYS network, on 23 September 2018, during the 2018 Transformations to Sustainability workshop. The 2018 workshop included a session on ‘Impact, outcomes and evaluation’, which had been suggested by members of the T2S research community partly in response to the challenges of monitoring and […]

PATHWAYS update, September 2018

This update from the PATHWAYS Transformative Knowledge Network (TKN) was presented on 22 September 2018 at the Transformations to Sustainability workshop in Fukuoka, Japan. It asks ‘what have we learned about research on/for social transformation?’ and presents learnings from the network’s case studies, including in Mexico, Argentina and India.

ACKNOWL-EJ update, September 2018

This update on the ACKNOWL-EJ Transformative Knowledge Network (TKN) was presented on 22 September 2018 at the Transformations to Sustainability workshop in Fukuoka, Japan. It includes a brief overview of case studies and frameworks used by the network for understanding and supporting transformation, an overview of the TKN’s theory of change, and desired outcomes, impacts […]

T2S workshop 2018: Introductory presentation

These slides were presented by the programme team during the 2018 Transformations to Sustainability Workshop, held in Fukuoka, Japan, from 22 to 24 September 2018. They include some background on the programme and an agenda for the workshop. Please note that some images for which we could not obtain copyright have been removed from this […]

T-LEARNING update, November 2017

This update on the T-LEARNING Transformative Knowledge Network (TKN) was presented on 27 November 2017 at the 2017 TKN workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The slides cover the theoretical assumptions & frameworks underlying T-learning research, an overview of the t-learning cases, and ‘play-liminal’ results to date.

ACKNOWL-EJ update, November 2017

This update on the ACKNOWL-EJ Transformative Knowledge Network (TKN) was presented on 27 November 2017 at the TKN workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It includes a brief overview of the aims of the network and updates on specific activities and ongoing outputs. It also sets out transversal processes of collaboration and reflexivity across the activities.

PATHWAYS update, November 2017

An update on the PATHWAYS Transformative Knowledge Network (TKN), presented on 27 November 2017 at the TKN workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This presentation includes an overview of the PATHWAYS aim and approach, theory of change, and brief initial reflections from PATHWAYS case studies in China, Kenya, Mexico, India, Argentina and the United Kingdom.

The Transformations to Sustainability programme (January 2015)

On 29 January 2015 the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) hosted an International Joint Symposium on Transformations to Sustainability at the United Nations University in Tokyo, in cooperation with the ISSC and the National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF). The event was also supported by the Science Council of Japan. This presentation was […]