Inter- and transdisciplinary approach is built into sustainability science research. Therefore, HELSUS considers strong theory and methodology development as one core of the Institute. The research theme Theory and Methodology under HELSUS is cross-cutting and strives to aid the societal change through transformative knowledge.
Researchers at University of Helsinki and partner organizations have gained extensive experience of inter- and transdisciplinary research in the field of sustainability. This includes work in the systemic approach and the theory of change.