Design Impact Transition (DIT) platform

A space for transformative and transdisciplinary academic work

The Design Impact Transition (DIT) Platform at Erasmus University empowers radically new ways to do research, education and engagement for a just and sustainable future. We bring together academics, students, non-academic staff and external stakeholders around complex and persistent societal challenges.

Learn about our vision and how we work


‘Research is becoming more meshed’

In the second contribution to our ‘Exploring transformative research’ blog series, we talk with Zeynep Birsel about her PhD-research.

‘There is need for a different kind of institutional design in academia'

In this first article in our ‘Exploring transformative research’ blog series, we give some insights in the conversations with o.a. Inge Hutter & Derk Loorbach.


DIT DAY 2022 – Imagining Science for Change

On the DIT day 2022 we come together to discuss and learn about science for change.

Action-oriented research for energy transitions and climate neutrality

Erasmus University Rotterdam and University College Cork are co-hosting a workshop that seeks to encourage new opportunities to share work and ideas.

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