Stockholm Resilience Centre is internationally recognised for its transdisciplinary research on resilience and complex social-ecological systems.

Research Themes

Our themes focus on particular social-ecological systems connected to marine, urban and food-producing landscapes.

Research Streams

Our streams focus on meta-syntheses that cut across sectors, scales and social-ecological systems.

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Our research focus

The research focus of the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) is sustainability science for biosphere stewardship in the Anthropocene. Read more here

Our publications

Centre research is regularly published in top ranked scientific journals like Nature, Science, and Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more here


Humboldt Institute Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile South American Institute for Resilience and Sustainability Studies McGill University University of British Columbia Cornell University Stanford University Arizona State University Princeton University Harvard University Earth Institute at Columbia University University of Cambridge University of Oxford University of Exeter STEPS Centre CGIAR SLU Lund University PIK Leuphana University University of Tokyo Shanghai Ocean University Addis Ababa University L’Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey University of Dar es Salaam WIOMSA CST Complexity Institute James Cook University CSIRO Earth System Governance project EAT Future Earth GRP IPBES Lancet Commission on Health and Climate ICLEI Resilience Alliance SIWI TWI2050 Agenda 2030 UNSDSN WBCSD WEF

Stockholm Resilience Centre leads a number of research programmes and projects

Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS)

PECS is an international research programme which focuses on how we can transform systemic linkages between humans and nature into more sustainable ones.  Read more here

The Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere programme (GEDB)

GEDB is a five-year Academy research programme at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences addressing the economic dynamics of global change and its implications for a sustainable future.  Read more here

Accelerating and Rescaling Transitions to Sustainability (ARTS)

The ARTS project assesses the role and impact of local sustainability initiatives in Brighton, Budapest, Dresden, Flanders and Stockholm. Read more here

Baltic Health Index

The Baltic Health Index is a new management tool to assess the health of the Baltic Sea. Read more here

Arctic Resilience Report

The Arctic Resilience Report is a science-based assessment that aims to better understand the integrated impacts of change in the Arctic. Read more here

SES Modelling and visualisation lab

The Modelling and Visualisation Lab facility at the Stockholm Resilience Centre provides a research facility for several research groups within and potentially also outside the centre. Read more here

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Meet our researchers

Click here to get an overview of all our researchers and other members of our staff. Read more here

World research map

Our interactive map shows you where in the world we conduct our research. Read more here

Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Stockholm Resilience Centre
Stockholm University, Kräftriket 2B
Phone: +46 8 674 70 70

Organisation number: 202100-3062
VAT No: SE202100306201