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IEK-STE organizes a number of communication platforms for scientists and policy makers in industry and society, ranging from forums for the presentation and discussion of results to seminars. This exchange of information is accompanied by studies that are of particular importance in this context.


13. - 17.09.2021International Autumn School "Climate Policy and Energy System Transformation: New Opportunities and Challenges of the Consideration of Co-Benefits"
18. - 19.06.2021Gemeinsame Frühjahrstagung der Sektionen „Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung“ und „Umweltsoziologie“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS)
Komplexe Methodendesigns in der multi-, inter- und transdisziplinären Nachhaltigkeitsforschung
14. - 18.09.2020Faktorielle Surveys und Choice-Experimente auf dem Prüfstand – Konstruktion, Analyse und Validität bei der Untersuchung gesellschaftlicher Spannungen at "40. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie" in Berlin
03.-07.02.2020International Winter School 2020 - TU Bergakademie Freiberg
International Winter School "Impact Assessment of European Climate Policy"
28.11.2019The Transform2Bio project team holds an interactive stakeholder workshop on “Transformation towards a sustainable bioeconomy in the Rhenish lignite mining area – dead end or concept for the future?”. Opportunities and risks of the bioeconomy are discussed with participants from agriculture, environmental organizations, industry and society.
14.11.2019Jahreskonferenz des "Virtuellen Instituts Smart Energy" an der TH Köln
08.07.2019Haushalte in der Energiewende am Life Science Center - DITEC Düsseldorf

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19.09.2019For her presentation on “Analyzing the food-energy-water nexus in Germany - Insights from current resource management” Carolin Märker received the best contribution award at the KOSMOS Conference “Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century.” The conference was held from 28-30 August in Berlin.
The award was given by the conference’s scientific board and includes a voucher for an open access publication in Frontiers in Earth Science.
06.09.2019Christina Kockel (formerly IEK-STE) received the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Energy, Ecology and Environment (ICEEE) in Stavanger, Norway. Her master’s dissertation was supervised by Dr. Christina Wulf (IEK-STE).

Call for Papers Applied Energy: Special Issue on "Inclusive and sustainable industrial development and measurement approaches for energy transformation"

01.04.2019Start der Webseite des Projektes REsCO. Ökonomie des Klimawandels - Verbundprojekt: Nachhaltige Transformation des Energiesystems durch gemeinschaftsbasierte Aktivitäten.

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