Top scientists presenting their research on sustainable development!
The Stockholm Seminars series cover a broad range of sustainability science perspectives with a focus on the dynamics and stewardship of social-ecological systems.
The seminars are organised by the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Albaeco, Future Earth and the Stockholm Resilience Centre.
Since its start in 2000 more than 100 of the world’s leading scientists and experts have taken part in this seminar series, including Nobel Laureates.
The seminars are open and free of charge.
Please note that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, no seminars are currently scheduled.
Enhancing food system resilience, with exampes from the UK and Australia
Seminar with John Ingram, University of Oxford, 12 December, 14.00-15.00
Deep learning for a better understanding of the Earth System?
Stockholm Seminar 21 August with Markus Reichstein, director of the Biogeochemical Integration Department at the Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena
The role of narratives in social resilience
Stockholm Seminar with Michèle Lamont, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, 28 May 2019
Water as the bloodstream of the biosphere
Special event celebrating the 200th Stockholm Seminars, Friday 22 March
Ecological apocalypse can also be a source of hope: cascading regime shifts within and across scales
Stockholm seminar with Juan Rocha, researcher at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Wednesday 6 March
Reflections on a transdisciplinary journey in conservation science
Stockholm Seminar with professor Dirk Roux, Specialist Scientist for South African National Parks, Friday 30 November
The state of sustainability science
Seminar with William Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development, Harvard University, Thursday 4 October 2018, 14.00-15.00
Can competition promote cooperation?
Seminar with Juan-Camilo Cardenas, Professor at the Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), 14 September, 13:00-14:00
Modeling Energy and Environmental Behavior from Individual to Aggregate Levels: Challenges, Opportunities, and Tools
Seminar with Elke U. Weber, Princeton University, Monday 17 September, 11:00-12:00
Promoting human and environmental health by tailoring evidence-based action to local context
Seminar with Ross A. Hammond, Director of the Center on Social Dynamics & Policy, Brookings Institution, 19 June 2018
Research news | 2022-11-25
Successes and shortfalls: reflections on COP27
In the wake of COP27, we gather reflections from centre staff who were involved on the ground.
Research news | 2022-11-25
Access to greenery and water goes hand in hand with human wellbeing during the pandemic
Green wedges and large nature areas are especially important for the young, elderly and unemployed, a new comparative study finds.
Research news | 2022-11-22
Fair access to water is a subjective issue in post-drought Cape Town
Who should pay for and benefit from water services? It depends on who you ask, finds a study that revisited Cape Town after its 2015-2018 water crisis
General news | 2022-11-15
Centre researchers listed among the world's most influential scientists
Carl Folke, Johan Rockström, Thomas Elmqvist, Per Olsson, Max Troell and Jonathan Donges ranked as some of the globally most cited researchers
Research news | 2022-11-14
In data scarce regions, fieldwork and historical images help researchers fill in the gaps
Researchers combined current data with historical images and inputs from previous studies to estimate how ecosystem services have changed over time in northern Burkina Faso
Research news | 2022-11-10
Fair global redistribution of resources is key for planetary stability
Redistributing resources and transforming society are necessary to ensure universal access to basic needs while staying within Earth’s limits