In 2017, Cecile Godde participated in both the IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) and Homeward Bound, a scientific leadership program that culminated in a trip to Antarctica. Here, she writes about her experiences.
Nandita Saikia shares how being born an “unwanted” daughter inspired her to champion education to empower Indian girls to realize their own worth and capability.
Michael Emerson talks about the challenges of creating a common Eurasian economic space.
Alan Nicol explains why policymakers and stakeholders should work together to plan a prosperous, sustainable, and equitable future for those living in the Indus River Basin.
Beatriz Mayor, IIASA research scholar, shares her main insights and buzzwords from the Vienna Energy Forum and the R20 Austrian World Summit
W. Brian Arthur from the Santa Fe Institute (SFI), and a former IIASA researcher, talks about increasing returns and the magic formula to get really great science.
Luke Kirwan, Open Access Manager at the IIASA Library, explains the ins-and-outs of intellectual property rights and open access as we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day.
IIASA researchers are actively contributing to raising awareness of the importance of urban forests for quality of life through the LandSense project.
International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide every year on 8 March. This year, IIASA celebrated International Women’s Day with a panel discussion on women and sustainability
Jessica Jewell and her colleagues respond to the online debate surrounding their recent paper in Nature.
An analysis by IIASA researchers suggests that the energy-increasing effect of lowering inequality is more of a distraction than a concern.
Dilek Yildiz explains how using social media data in social science research could provide insights into attitudes, behavior, social linkages and interactions between individuals.
What inspires investment in a foreign country?
Hannu Halinen reflects on the progress of the IIASA Arctic Futures Initiative, which partnered with the Arctic Circle this year.
Peter Havlik explores why some Eurasian countries have not proven particularly attractive for foreign investors.