RECOMS mentor acted as chair track on ISDRS that went online this year

In July 2020, Alex Franklin acted as track chair at the annual International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) Conference. Organised around the theme of ‘public participation and the role of stakeholders’ Alex used the opening introduction as an opportunity to briefly present on the RECOMS ITN as both scholarly and in-practice inspiration for the track.

Act 3: Light at the end of the tunnel or when you go native

In the previous parts of this saga, the two courageous fellows were hit by the standards of Finnish summer cottage life and its summer weather, which required some serious coping mechanisms to be put in place. However, they successfully managed to attend the training event thanks to disciplined daily routines and lack of distractions. Days are passing by and their time in Luvia is ticking – is there light at the end of the tunnel?

ITN mobility in times of corona…

As an ITN fellow, one of the cornerstones of the program is mobility. Mobility for our research, for training but also mobility for personal matters since most of us are a couple of thousand kilometers away from family and friends. However, the pandemic has come to put in question all these things that a few months ago, no one would have thought twice, like taking a train or a plane to get to your next training. Suddenly the world became so small. 


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