Over a number of months, the Nexus2020 project convened senior business people and leading researchers to identify the most important questions facing companies as they try to manage impacts and dependencies on food, energy, water and the environment.
Two nexus fellowships were awarded to outstanding early career researchers.
Dr Anna Krzywoszynska was awarded the Nexus Network-Defra Fellowship. The aim of the fellowship was to explore Nexus issues at the interface between research and policy.
The Nexus Network Nexus Shocks Fellowship was awarded to Dr Candice Howarth from the University of Surrey. The aim fo this fellowship was to explore the extent to which nexus thinking could increase resilience to shocks to the nexus and the role of the social sciences and nexus thinking in informing resilience.
What do the links between food, energy, water and the environment mean to you? This was the question we asked in our October 2015 Nexus Network photo competition as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. We wanted to see how food, energy, water and the environment connect with people’s everyday lives, at home, at leisure, at work, travelling … anywhere!