J. Luke Irwin, 2018 YSSP participant, explains how we can make the most of our potential by re-imagining the future of human work.
Lillian Petersen, high-school student and summer intern at IIASA, is working on developing high-resolution estimates of the risk for humanitarian crises across Africa.
Dame Julia Slingo and Peter Lemke on translating climate change risk into personally relevant narratives.
YSSP participant Sara Turner is using a computer game to find out how people decide to share resources and how stable these decisions are.
Composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven writes about how the merging of science and art can be used to build bridges between art, science, and societal issues.
IIASA researcher Stephanie Bengtsson talks about the relationship between education and development.
Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) participant Tum Nhim investigates new mechanisms to ensure a fair water distribution among farmers.
Behavior change starts with a home-cooked meal: Abhishek Kar’s YSSP research explores how LPG can save lives in rural India
The young scientist talks about his research project on the interface between moral philosophy and risk management.
Sepo Hachigonta, once a YSSP participant himself, shares the inspiration behind the recently released book “Systems Analysis for Complex Global Challenges,” the intellectual legacy of generations of IIASA and South African YSSP alums.
IIASA researcher Anatoly Shvidenko highlights the importance of cool forests for our climate.
Dame Anne Glover talks about social media and how she keeps up to date on research news.
In his lecture at IIASA, Maurizio Bona from CERN discussed the question “Science and diplomacy–two different worlds?”
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.