Thursday, October 13, 2016

Applications open for STEPS Summer School on pathways to sustainability - 15-26 May 2017

Dear colleagues,


The ESRC STEPS Centre is now inviting applications for its 2017 Summer School, which will take place from 15-26 May.

Applications are invited from highly-motivated doctoral and postdoctoral researchers working in fields around development studies, science and technology studies, innovation and policy studies, and across agricultural, health, water or energy issues.
Participants will explore the theme of pathways to sustainability through a mixture of workshops, lectures, outdoor events and focused interaction with STEPS Centre members. The Summer School takes place at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) on the Sussex University campus, near Brighton, UK. The STEPS Centre is hosted by IDS and the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex. 


The deadline for applications is 29 January 2017 at 17.00 GMT. There is a fee to attend, but scholarships are available.

For details of how to apply, financial support, programme information, and materials from last year's event, visit the STEPS website:

Apply for the STEPS Summer School

Watch video about the Summer School

Watch our film with IDS director Melissa Leach and STEPS co-director Andy Stirling talking what the Summer School is about, why we do it and what to expect.

Watch the film


Watch participants talk about their experiences of the Summer School.

Watch testimonials





Twitter: @stepscentre

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