中心成員
[Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn's Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn, Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany, participated the First International KLASICA Case Study Symposium at NTU. Prof. Dr. Kuei-Tien Chou, the director of RSPRC, with his colleagues, accompanied with Pro. Dr. Renn to visit the RSPRC office after the forum on 21th of November, 2016.
[Ms. Bärbel Höhn's Visit to RSPRC]
Ms. Bärbel Höhn, Chairperson of German Federal Diet, visited RSPRC on June 29th 2016. Ms. Bärbel Höhn later participated the "German Experience in Energy-Transition and Nuclear Waste Disposal Discussion Forum", in which she shared views on the issues related to climate change policy, energy transition and nuclear waste management.
[ National Science Foundation Partnerships for International Research and Education(PIRE)'s Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Everette Joseph and Prof. Terri Adams and other fellows of PIRE visited RSPRC on 22th March, 2017. They participated a forum held by RSPRC and Graduate Institute of National Development, NTU, that focus on climate change and disaster prevention.
【2017 The Workshop on Social Impact Assessment】
The Workshop was hosted by RSPRC on January 11, 2017. Dr. David Ip, Professor Emeritus from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Queensland, was invited to give a talk introducing some key issues and sharing his thoughts on the international theory and framework of social impact assessment.
[Prof. Moura Quayle's Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Moura Quayle (Strategic Design with the Sauder School of Business and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at University of British Columbia) participated the 2nd Challengers’ Meetup on October 27, 2016 at NTU. She then had a meeting with some of our RSPRC fellows discussing issues of the current difficulties of energy transition in Canada and Taiwan.
[Prof. Dr. Timo Busch's Visit to RSPRC]
Prof. Dr. Susanne Rupp, the Vice President of Universität Hamburg, led a group of faculty members participating “2016 NTU-UHH Matchmaking Workshop”at NTU. Prof. Dr. Kuei-Tien Chou, the director of RSPRC, accompanied with Prof. Dr. Timo Buschto visit the RSPRC office after the forum on 12th of December, 2016.
[2016 International Conference of Social Welfare Politics in Chinese Societies]
The conference was held by RSPRC on 15th of Nov, 2016. The main theme of this year's conference was "New Risk and New Social Policy: Horizon among Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong."
[Academic Exchange Activity] Prof. Dr. Fumiko Kasuga and Prof. Dr. Bach Tan Sinh Visiting to RSPRC
Prof. Dr. Fumiko Kasuga (Section Chief, National Institute of Health Sciences, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan) and Prof. Dr. Bach Tan Sinh (Acting Director of the Research Centre of S&T Policy, National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategic Studies, Vietnam) visited RSPRC on 24th of November, 2016.
[2016 The Workshop on Energy Transition in East-Asia]
The workshop was hosted by RSPRC and Graduate Institute of National Development, NTU, on 10th and 11th of August,2016. Main topics of this workshop include the structural change in energy systems, the energy shift trends after Fukushima disaster, the decentralising renewable energy and the condition of energy policy.

About RSPRC

Facing a Great Transformation,What Are the Key Issue at Stake.

 

About Us

  The Risk Society and Policy Research Center (RSPRC) is an integrated platform for transdisciplinary sharing of ideas, knowledge and practical actions. Going beyond established boundaries between academics, practitioners and policymakers, we intend to conduct extensive but in-depth discussions of important risk issues and raise social awareness.

  In the face of climate change, air pollution, energy transition and other emerging risks, the general public have the right to know the formation of various risks and their impacts, which will provide the basis for effective public engagement in relevant policymaking, implementation and assessment.

 

 What We Do

  Aiming at the promotion of knowledge society, we concentrate on facilitating in-depth understandings of various contemporary social transformation processes and relevant policy issues. In bridging different academic disciplines and social sectors, we hope to provide policy discourses and advices from a long-term viewpoint, and encourage comprehensive social innovation.

  1. Responding to social issues in Taiwan: Taiwan Risk Society Forum.
  2. Promoting transdisciplinary and transboundary exchanges: Great Transformation New Horizons Salon.
  3. Disseminating Ideas: needsRADIO program & Great Transformation New Horizons Newsletters.
  4. Advancing basic social research and moving towards low-carbon society: Workshop Series of Climate Change and Environmental Governance.

 

What Is Our Vision of Society.

 

Current Research Projects

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Building consensus for Taiwan’s energy transition and social transformation.

 

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Governance of carbon-emission and air pollution in industry and energy sectors.

 

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Driving forces of Taiwan’s energy system transformation: Policy and legal perspectives. 

 

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Building the database of energy system transformation.

 

 

Sponsorship

  RSPRC is composed of domestic and foreign experts and scholars, whose expertise is highly valued in the fields of climate change, air pollution and energy system transformation. We welcome corporate commissions to conduct surveys, research or give professional consultation on specific topics. Actual fees vary according to the content of the assignment.

 

Publication

  RSPRC invites domestic and foreign experts and scholars to author and publish annual research,working papers,books and other research outputs.

 


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2017 Working Paper
Towards the Road to Energy Transformation
Sociology of Climate Change: A Review of High Carbon Society and Its Transformation Challenges
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