PhD Day – June 14 2022

The International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) welcomes early career researchers, including doctoral and master students, to participate and present their work during the PhD day on June 14, 2022 (the day before the main conference starts).

Hosted at University College Stockholm, Bromma, Stockholm and online 

The International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) is pleased to welcome early career researchers, including doctoral and master students, to present their work at the PhD Workshop.  

This workshop aims to support early-career researchers working in the area of sustainable development by providing them with an arena for discussion of their ongoing research projects and networking with peers and senior academics.  

An early career researcher attending the 28th ISDRS Conference, whose abstract was accepted and paid the conference fee, is eligible to apply to participate in the PhD Workshop. 


 9:00-9:30 Welcoming session (Hybrid) 

  • A welcoming word from the president of ISDRS Peter Dobers and the PhD Day host 
  • Introduction of ISDRS and New Professional Group activities (including the mentorship program)  
  • Presentation of Workshop Program + Practical information  
  • Presentation of Davor Dzaltos art exhibition  

 9:45-12:00 Parallel sessions (including 15min break) (Online & On campus) 

  • Several sessions run in parallel comprising 4 students’ presentations each and chaired by senior academics 


13:15-14:15 Panel discussion: Journals’ editors – Publish or perish? (Hybrid) 

Cecilia Roos – editor for Nordic Journal for Artistic Research (VIS) and Vice Chancellor at Stockholm University of the Arts 

Volker Mauerhofer – editor for Ecological Economics (Elsevier) and Professor at Mid-Sweden University 

Tomas Ramos, co-editor in chief for Cleaner Production Letters (Elsevier), editor for the Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier), and Professor at NOVA University Lisbon 

 14:30-16:00 Parallel workshops 

  • Writing workshop chaired by John-Paul Zaccarini, Stockholm University of the Arts (Campus) 
  • Workshop on the peer-review process chaired by Tomas Ramos, NOVA University Lisbon (Hybrid) 
  • “Podwalk” chaired by Floris van den Berg, Utrecht University (Online) 


16:30-17:00 Summary session 

You can also download the program in a pdf-version.

For more information about the PhD Workshop contact: or 

For more information about the New Professionals Group activities contact co-leaders: Saurabh (, Xin ( or Agnieszka (  

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