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Thanks for a great ISIE-SEM 2022!
04 Nov 2022 in Socio-Economic Metabolism (Metabolism)
Transforming socio-economic metabolism in times of multiple crises 19-21 September 2022, Vienna, Austria The ISIE-SEM conference 2022 that took place from 19-12 September 2022 in Vienna was a great success. More than 180 colleagues from the world-wide SEM community and from related research...
Sustainability and Transitions Research: Taking the High Road
03 Jun 2022 in Socio-Economic Metabolism (Metabolism)
In a recent opinion paper,  Julian Kirchherr complains about that “up to 50% of the articles that are now being published in many interdisciplinary sustainability and transitions journals may be categorized as “scholarly bullshit”. These articles, Julian states, “typically...
Let’s forget about “the” circular economy indicator
21 Aug 2019 in Socio-Economic Metabolism (Metabolism)
Have you been thinking of ”circular economy” indicators lately? A lot of us have, and we think the industrial ecology community has an important role to play in this debate. Today, the suggestions for monitoring a circular economy are scattered and the objectives go apart. Given the...
13th ISIE SEM Conference stats and group picture
23 May 2019 in Socio-Economic Metabolism (Metabolism)
Last week we had our 13th conference of the socio-economic metabolism section of the ISIE, from 13-15 May in Harnack Haus, Berlin. We were a little bit late - the conference was originally planned for 2018 - but I hope it was worth the wait for most. It definitely was for me! Thanks to a great team...
Research infrastructure needs for industrial ecology - Some reflections to spur a discussion during this year’s conference season.
09 May 2019 in Socio-Economic Metabolism (Metabolism)
The future of industrial ecology research will be more collaborative. Tackling pressing research questions with high quality science will require more work and knowledge than what the typical PhD candidate-postdoc-supervisor constellation can encompass, and deep collaboration in large...