Tom Danaher, IIASA external relations officer, interviews Mahmoud Sakr, President of the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) and IIASA council member for Egypt.
IIASA postdoc Nandita Saikia looks at what matters more in preventing unexpected adult deaths. Is it wealth? Or education?
Computer modelling approaches can attract criticism and model validation is crucial to countering this. Sibel Eker looks and different validation approaches and reminds us that, like Magritte’s pipe, a model is only a representation of reality.
IIASA Development Officer Marzena Adamczuk talks about the impact of the YSSP Fund and the power of the IIASA network.
WU Vienna MSc student and IIASA Youth Forum participant Dimitry Erokhin reports on his visit to the “Connecting Europe and Asia” conference and why Eurasian cooperation is so important.
IIASA alumna Lu Liu talks about her experience at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Meeting 2018.
Sea level rise is one of the most challenging impacts of climate change. IIASA postdoc Julian Hunt explains a new barrier technique to reduce glacier melt.
IIASA alumnus Farid Karimi explains how public perception shapes the development of technologies related to climate change.
IIASA alumnus Géza Tóth shares his thoughts on bringing science and industry closer together.
Following her participation in the art-science performance ‘Migraspectives’, Nour Barakeh explains how opening up creative spaces for critical thinking can bridge the divide between researchers, policymakers, and society.
Alma Mendoza discusses the results of a recent study, which identified hotspots of land use change in Mexico to help prioritize areas for improving environmental performance.
Marcia MacNeil on a new comprehensive review by IIASA researchers in the Ecosystems Services and Management Program of the world’s agricultural monitoring systems
IIASA researcher Rastislav Skalsky looks at the importance of soil, its moisture content, and how to measure it, relating to his work with the GROW Observatory.
Jessie Jeanne Stinnett shares her thoughts on the place of dance within the 21st century discourse on global issues through an IIASA/Harvard Art and Science project.
An author shares his perspective on the IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C.