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Scaling Sustainability

Scaling Sustainability in Regional and Global Contexts - the Role of Higher Education

Funding: Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung
Amount of funding: € 17.000
Duration: 10/2013 - 04/2014
Lead partner: RCE Graz-Styria
Partners: -
Staff: Lead: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Friedrich M. Zimmermann; Staff and contact person: Mag. Marlene Mader 


Description:
The research project 'Scaling Sustainability' aims to identify the demand, challenges and potentials of scaling local and regional sustainability initiatives at the science-society interface. This will be done on the basis of a research workshop, which will be held in the framework of the Global RCE Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, end of November 2013, as well as through follow-up interviews. The insights shall provide the basis for further research on framework conditions that can support the up-scaling of science-society co-operations, hence expanding the impact towards sustainable development and taking regional and cultural contexts into consideration.

Contact

RCE Graz-Styria – Centre for Sustainable Social Transformation
Heinrichstrasse 18, 3rd floor 8010 Graz
Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 5138

Web:rce.uni-graz.at

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