The most recent NECTAR Newsletter is now available here.
It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the “Sustainable tourism in the digital world” Conference taking place at Campus Gotland of Uppsala University located in the picturesque town of Visby, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist destination. The workshop will take place 24-26 September 2019.
Detailed information including the call for papers can be found here: http://www.fek.uu.se/research/sustainable-tourism/#anchor-777664
The TRAIL research school in the Netherlands organizes an international summer school on ‘Cycling in Cities’. It is offered to all PhD students who are involved in research on the social, spatial, mobility and policy aspects of cycling. It does not matter whether you are about to start or whether you are well on the way! Topics are Traffic & Travel Modelling, Societal Impacts, such as Safety, Health, the Environment, Evaluation, the Built Environment and Accessibility, Innovation, and Policy Implementation. Including field trips in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Course leaders are Prof Serge Hoogendoorn and dr Kees Maat. Other lecturers include prof Bert van Wee, prof Marjan Hagenzieker, prof Erik Verhoef, prof Henk Meurs, prof Karst Geurs, and others.
See here for a pdf of the call. The registration deadline has been extended to 1 May!
Applications are invited for 4 fully funded PhD candidate positions in the Department of Social and Economic Geography’s doctoral program in human geography. The positions are available from the 1st of September 2019 and offer full funding for four years.
More information can be found here:
The 15TH biannual NECTAR conference will take place in Helsinki 5-7 June 2019. The theme of this NECTAR conference is “Towards human scale cities – Open and happy”. The call for papers can be found here: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/towards-human-scale-cities-open-and-happy/call-for-papers
The 3rd NECTAR PhD award will consider PhD theses written in English which have been or will be defended between June 2017 and May 2019. We will also consider submissions consisting of sets of journal papers which are to be included in a future thesis, and which are representative for its quality. PhD thesis work can be submitted only by a supervisor who should be a NECTAR member (i.e. 2018 and 2019 membership is paid).
PhD supervisors who wish to submit their PhD thesis work for consideration should send (a) an electronic copy of the summary of the thesis and (b) the PhD thesis (or collection of papers) in PDF format before January 31, 2019 to the NECTAR secretariat (Ana Condeço-Melhorado) at firstname.lastname@example.org
See here for more information.
The ETRR special issue on “the role of planning towards sustainable urban mobility”, based on the Joint Cluster 2 and Cluster 3 Meeting (17-18 May 2016, Brno, Czech Republic) has been published and can be found here: http://blogs.springeropen.com/springeropen/2018/09/06/role-planning-towards-sustainable-urban-mobility/
WCTR-Society’s Special Interest Group G2 “National and Regional Transport Planning and Policy” is organizing intermediate workshops “Impacts of new mobility services from the viewpoint of Local Communities and Regions” in this autumn. We would like to share the invitation to these upcoming mid-term events in Vienna (24-25 September 2018) and Beijing (13 October 2018).
The Vienna Workshop is organized as a stand-alone event at Vienna University of Technology. Invitation with details are available at: https://web2.bilab.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/mediapool-verkehrsplanung/Diverse/Links/Invitation_WCTR_SIG_G2_mid-term_event.pdf
The Beijing Workshop is organized as a part of TSTE2018 conference. Registration is now open. Further information is available at: http://tste.bjtu.edu.cn/
The Ph.D. Program Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria under the BioMedAqua project is looking for one Early Stage Researcher (ESR7). Full details are in the enclosed document. The research topic concerns the economic value loss of fish anomalies. Choice modeling will be applied as the main method. The application deadline is 30 August 2018.
Cluster 2 of NECTAR focuses on policy and environment and is organizing a meeting in Molde (Norway) on the 11th and 12th of October 2018 on the topic of E-groceries, digitalization and sustainability: Which governance, planning and regulation mix do our cities need?
- Abstract submission deadline 14th April
- Abstract acceptance/rejection notification 5th June
- Full paper due 10th October
Updates concerning the workshop will be posted at:
The full call for abstracts can be found here.