In connection to the themes Proposal writing and Future-oriented methodologies, two doctoral courses will be arranged, open to all doctoral students.
Sustainability impacts and Societal Relevance in Research Proposals
4 October - 17 December, Lund University (3 ECTS)
The course is about identifying, estimating and formulating societal relevance and sustainability impacts in writing; examples of sustainability requirements and criteria in research call texts; sustainability impacts across different time scales; distribution aspects; local, national and global sustainability impacts; global trade and economic impacts; life-cycle analysis; policy and regulation; systemic approaches; sociotechnical systems; goal conflicts; sustainability indicators; sustainable development goals; planetary boundaries.
- Course description (PDF 289 kB, new tab)
- Course schedule (PDF 181 kB, new tab)*
- Course registration: Send an e-mail to Helena Gonzales Lindberg
helena_gonzales [dot] lindberg [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se
- Deadline for registration: 30 September
- Course coordinator: Helen Avery
helen [dot] avery [at] cme [dot] lu [dot] se
*Note. The workshop that was planned on November 10 has been moved to November 15.
Future-Oriented Methodologies (FOMs)
Spring 2022 (dates to be announced), Faculty of Science, Lund University (5 ECTS)
The course gives a broad introduction to some of the issues connected to FOMs, and of research fields where future-oriented tools and approaches have been developed; heuristic and exploratory approaches to issues with incompletely mapped causal mechanisms; simulation and forecasting; machine learning; scenarios, backcasting and vision work; blind spots and systematic bias; extreme values; systemic design; integration of expert knowledge and participatory methodologies in FOMs.
- Course description (PDF, 312 kB, new tab)
- Time: To be announced
- Course coordinator: Ullrika Sahlin
ullrika [dot] sahlin [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se