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Transdisciplinary research in sustainability science: practice, principles, and challenges
There is emerging agreement that sustainability challenges require new ways of knowledge production and decision-making. One key aspect of sustainability science, therefore, is the involvement of
Key competencies in sustainability: a reference framework for academic program development
The emerging academic field focused on sustainability has been engaged in a rich and converging debate to define what key competencies are considered critical for graduating students to possess. For
From complex systems analysis to transformational change: a comparative appraisal of sustainability science projects
Sustainability science is being developed in constructive tension between a descriptive–analytical and a transformational mode. The first is concerned with analyzing problems in coupled
Real‐world learning opportunities in sustainability: from classroom into the real world
Purpose – Academic sustainability programs aim to develop key competencies in sustainability, including problem‐solving skills and the ability to collaborate successfully with experts and
Laypeople's and Experts' Perception of Nanotechnology Hazards
Public perception of nanotechnology may influence the realization of technological advances and public concerns about nanotechnology would diminish if measures were taken to enhance laypeople's trust in governmental agencies.
The future of sustainability science: a solutions-oriented research agenda
Over the last decade, sustainability science has been at the leading edge of widespread efforts from the social and natural sciences to produce use-inspired research. Yet, how knowledge generated by