Dilek Fraisl discusses how citizen science data can be harnessed to contribute to effective evidence-based policymaking and monitoring progress towards all 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Ralph Keeney is a professor and consultant about decision-making. He describes his most recent book, Give Yourself a Nudge: Helping Smart People Make Smarter Personal and Business Decisions, and how it can impact you.
Tadeusz Bara-Slupski discusses his company’s recent collaboration with IIASA to develop an interactive COVID-19 data visualization tool.
Does COVID-19 affect men and women differently? Tomas Sobotka sheds light on the demographics of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe.
Nicole Arbour shares why it is important it to remember the human factor in the global pandemic.
Jarmo Kikstra, a research assistant in the IIASA Energy Program, shares his experience at EGU2020: Sharing Geosciences Online.
The Cercedilla Manifesto: Advocating for more environmentally and socially sustainable research meetings
Raquel Guimaraes and Debbora Leip argue that it is time for researchers to set an example by making research meetings more sustainable.
Finn Laurien and Reinhard Mechler share how systems resilience measurement can prepare communities facing multiple threats like Covid-19 and disaster and climate risks.
Tamás Krisztin discusses air travel restrictions and how effective they really are in terms of curbing the spread of COVID-19.
Santosh Karanam describes his efforts to visualize people’s reactions to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in real time as they are expressed on Twitter.
Liza Soutschek shares her journey in researching the institute’s history relating to the Cold War for her PhD dissertation.
Erich Striessnig discusses the risks posed by COVID-19 and shares research insights around the socioeconomic indicators related to the pandemic in Austria.
Raquel Guimaraes writes about efforts by the scientific community to encourage governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to increase COVID-19 test coverage.
Leena Ilmola-Sheppard discusses the value of using novel research methods to produce fast results to inform policies that address immediate problems like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Raya Muttarak writes about what we have learnt about the COVID-19 outbreak so far, and how collective mitigation measures could influence the spread of the disease.