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GAIA 1 - 2018

Special Issue: Labs in the Real World – Advancing Transdisciplinarity and Transformations

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Ortwin Renn: Real-World Laboratories – the Road to Transdisciplinary Research?
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Open Access - Articles:

Theresia Bauer: Research on Real-World Laboratories in Baden-Württemberg –
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Felix Wagner, Eric Miller: The Background and History of Real-World Laboratory Funding in Baden-Württemberg –
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Interview: 12 QUESTIONS TO … Helga Nowotny –
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Niko Schäpke, Matthias Bergmann, Franziska Stelzer, Daniel J. Lang (Guest Editors): Labs in the Real World: Advancing Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability Transformation – Mapping the Field and Emerging Lines of Inquiry
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Uwe Schneidewind, Karoline Augenstein, Franziska Stelzer, Matthias Wanner: Structure Matters: Real-World Laboratories as a New Type of Large-Scale Research Infrastructure – A Framework Inspired by Giddens’ Structuration Theory
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Sebastian Rogga, Jana Zscheischler, Nadin Gaasch: How Much of the Real-World Laboratory Is Hidden in Current Transdisciplinary Research? –
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Mandy Singer-Brodowski, Richard Beecroft, Oliver Parodi: Learning in Real-World Laboratories – A Systematic Impulse for Discussion
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Franziska Engels, Jan-Christoph Rogge: Tensions and Trade-offs in Real-World Laboratories – The Participants’ Perspective
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Michael Pregernig, Regina Rhodius, Georg Winkel: Design Junctions in Real-World Laboratories – Analyzing Experiences Gained from the Project Knowledge Dialogue Northern Black Forest
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Anita Engels, KerstinWalz: Dealing with Multi-Perspectivity in Real-World Laboratories – Experiences from the Transdisciplinary Research Project Urban Transformation Laboratories
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Pius Krütli, Christian Pohl, Michael Stauffacher: Sustainability Learning Labs in Small Island Developing States – A Case Study of the Seychelles
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Oliver Parodi, Colette Waitz, Monika Bachinger, Rainer Kuhn, Sarah Meyer-Soylu, Sophia Alcántara, Regina Rhodius: Insights into and Recommendations from Three Real-World Laboratories – An Experience-Based Comparison
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Eva Heiskanen, Senja Laakso, Kaisa Matschoss, Julia Backhaus, Gary Goggins, Edina Vadovics: Designing Real-World Laboratories for the Reduction of Residential Energy Use – Articulating Theories of Change
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Mascha Menny, Yuliya Voytenko Palgan, Kes McCormick: Urban Living Labs and the Role of Users in Co-Creation –
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Christian Scholl, Joop de Kraker, Thomas Hoeflehner, Mette Agger Eriksen, Petra Wlasak, Thomas Drage: Transitioning Urban Experiments – Reflections on Doing Action Research with Urban Labs
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Niko Schäpke, Franziska Stelzer, Guido Caniglia, Matthias Bergmann, Matthias Wanner, Mandy Singer-Brodowski, Derk Loorbach, Per Olsson, Carolin Baedeker, Daniel J. Lang: Jointly Experimenting for Transformation? – Shaping Real-World Laboratories by Comparing Them
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Rico Defila, Antonietta Di Giulio: What Is It Good For? – Reflecting and Systematizing Accompanying Research to Research Programs
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