This is not reality

This is not reality

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.

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Building bridges between Europe and Asia

Building bridges between Europe and Asia

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.

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Rescuing the world from drowning

Rescuing the world from drowning

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.

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Opening up creative spaces for critical thinking

Opening up creative spaces for critical thinking

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.

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