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Research interests

Tim is involved in the EU-funded TRANSIT project (Transformative Social Innovation Theory), running till the end of 2017, as junior researcher and as of December 2016 as PhD researcher.

His PhD focuses on the organization and facilitation of social learning processes in transformative research and social innovation.

Next to his half-time research work, Tim is also involved as facilitator and movement-builder in the social enterprise rootAbility, empowering and supporting students and staff around Europe to embed sustainability in higher education instutions, to become catalysts for societal transformation.

His TRANSIT and PhD research and his practical engagement in social innovation through rootAbility go hand in hand, which allows him to integrate theory and practice in a truly transdisciplinary manner.

Research Output

  • 3 Article
  • 1 Review article
  • 1 Other contribution

Three Dimensions of Transformative Impact and Capacity: A Conceptual Framework Applied in Social Innovation Practice

Strasser, T., de Kraker, J. & Kemp, R., 10 Jun 2020, In : Sustainability. 12, 11, 40 p., 4742.

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Narratives of change: How social innovation initiatives construct societal transformation

Wittmayer, J. M., Backhaus, J., Avelino, F., Pel, B., Strasser, T., Kunze, I. & Zuijderwijk, L., 1 Sep 2019, In : Futures. 112, p. 102433 12 p., 102433.

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Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research

Fazey, J., Schapke, N., Caniglia, G., Patterson, J., Hultman, J., van Mierlo, B., Saawe, F., Wiek, A., Wittmayer, J., Aldunce, P., Al Waer, H., Battacharya, N., Bradbury, H., Carmen, E., Colvin, J., Cvitanovic, C., D'Souza, M., Gopel, M., Goldstein, B., Hamalainen, T. & 28 others, Harper, G., Henfry, T., Hodgson, A., Howden, M. S., Kerr, A., Klaes, M., Lyon, C., Midgley, G., Moser, S., Mukherjee, N., Muller, K., O'Brien, K., O'Connell, D. A., Olsson, P., Page, G., Reed, M. S., Searle, B., Silvestri, G., Spaiser, V., Strasser, T., Tschakert, P., Uribe-Calvo, N., Waddell, S., Rao-Williams, J., Wise, R., Wolstenholme, R., Woods, M. & Wyborn, C., 1 Jun 2018, In : Energy Research & Social Science. 40, p. 54-70 17 p.

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