Sustainability and Social Science Research Symposium

Registration closes March 30th 2017

May 17th-19th, 2017
The Social Science Research Symposium at the University of Michigan
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The aims of the Symposium are as follows: 

  • to provide social science researchers focusing on sustainability an opportunity to present and discuss their work (e.g. empirical work, case studies, teaching and learning innovations, applied projects, etc.); 
  • to foster the exchange of information, ideas and experiences acquired in the execution of research projects, especially initiatives which have influenced behavior, decision-making, or policy; 
  • to discuss methodological approaches and projects which aim to offer a better understanding of sustainability across society and economic sectors;
  • and to network the participants and provide a platform so they can explore possibilities for further cooperation.

Papers will cover a range of topics such as energy, collaboration design, policy, green citizenship, social justice, behavior, education, research methodology, and economics.  

A plenary session on May 18th will feature a panel of funders (NSF, Mitchell, Sloan, Skoll, NOMIS) who will discuss strategies for social science researchers interested in identifying funding support for their work.  

The final deadline for registration is March 30, 2017.  Registration fee:  US$350 (US$150 students).
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Date & Time: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (All day) to Friday, May 19, 2017 (All day)
Registration Deadline: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00 pm