Call: Environment and sustainability without boundaries!
Apply now for funding to enhance transdisciplinary collaborations in environment and sustainable development (ESD) at KTH.
KTH Sustainability Office is looking for project applications that support transdisciplinary collaborations within KTH with relevance to environment and sustainable development. Funding of maximum SEK 100 000 per project is available and will be disbursed during 2018.
Proposals for projects addressing the KTH Sustainable Development Objectives are welcome, and we especially encourage applications that develop new collaborations across KTH’s schools, or that address the Objectives for Campuses.
Examples of activities that can apply for funding are:
- Activities related to KTH’s overall sustainability objectives 2016-2020
- Projects involving bachelor and master level students within the framework of their education, preferably within areas related to environment and sustainable development on campus.
- Seed funding for transdisciplinary research projects that could lead to new research applications.
- Aim to increase collaboration with KTH’s partners Akademiska Hus, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Stockholm Environment Institute and the strategic partners.
- Develop a new course with the expertise of several departments/schools.
- Arrange a conference or seminar series with a transdisciplinary theme.
- Start a school-wide network, or carry out activities in an existing network.
How to Apply: Use the attached template for the application, maximum two pages. Applicants must be employees of KTH and the funding used primarily within KTH.
When assessing the applications, the following criteria, among other things, will be used:
- Does the proposed project increase the transdisciplinary connections?
- Does it support new collaborations?
- Are different schools engaged in the proposal?
- What ESD relevance does the project have?
- How open / closed is the project? (Examples of open projects are networks, external courses and conferences; examples of closed projects are internal conferences.)
- Does the project increase student engagement?
Funded projects are required to submit a shorter report summarizing the results of the project approximately one year after the disbursement date. This report must include a short popular scientific description of the project to be used in KTH-Sustainability’s newsletters, websites, etc.
Deadline for application: May 2, 2018. Send your application to email@example.com
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Karin Larsdotter email@example.com, who can also help with contacts within KTH.
KTH Sustainability Office
The KTH Sustainability Office coordinates the Environmental management system for KTH and works to integrate sustainable development within all levels of strategic and operational activities. The Vice President for Sustainable Development leads the integration within education, research and collaboration, and the integration into operation and facilities is led by the Environmental Manager. An academic reference group for sustainable development advises the Vice President and the KTH Sustainability Office regarding the integration of sustainable development.