IRESD is a virtual institute. Its main purpose is to mobilize and coordinate research and to distribute and disseminate research results within the field of education for sustainable development (ESD).

Welcome to the Institute for research about education and sustainable development (IRESD).

IRESD is a virtual institute. Its main purpose is to mobilize and coordinate research and to distribute and disseminate research results within the field of education for sustainable development (ESD).

The institute assembles PhDs, educators, and PhD students from four Swedish universities: Mälardalen University (The School of Education, Culture and Communication), Stockholm University (Department of Mathematics and Science Education), Uppsala University (Department of Education) and Örebro University (School of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences).

The institute is an interface between ESE research and practice and constitutes, together with its partners the Graduate school in Education and Sustainable Development (GRESD), the research environment Studies of Meaning-making in Educational Discourses (SMED) and Uppsala Transdisciplinary Seminar in Sustainable Development (TRUST) an important national and international research and development environment.

Members

Uppsala University
Kristina Andersson, Stefan BengtssonPetra Hansson, Maria Hedefalk, Karin Hjälmeskog, Michael Håkansson, David O. Kronlid, Leif Östman

Stockholm University
Cecilia Cajman, Iann Lundegård

Örebro University
Karin Andersson, Karin Rudsberg, Johan Öhman, Marie Öhman

Mälardalen University
Louise Sund, Per Sund 

Other affiliated
Pernilla Andersson, Andreas Grahn, Staffan Svanberg, Kajsa Nerdal, Linda Pettersson