IIASA Young Summer Scientists Program Blog
2019 YSSP participant Rory Gibb investigates the effects of future land use, climate, and socioeconomic change on disease risk, focusing on Lassa fever in West Africa.
Regina Buono investigates how the law can support or impede the use of nature-based solutions and help facilitate adaptation to climate change.
Muye Ru investigates the main health impacts of air pollution and what this means for the economy and social development of a country.
Roope Kaaronen investigates how changes in the urban environment affect people’s behavior and whether they will find it easy to engage in sustainable behavior in different environments.
Dmitry Erokhin shares his thoughts on the promotion of economic progress and security through energy cooperation, good governance, and connectivity in the digital era.
How can risk assessments considering uncertainties substantially contribute to better risk management and the prevention of economic impacts? YSSP alumnus Tobias Sieg explains.
IIASA alumna Kejia Hu discusses a recent study on how extreme temperatures affect the health risks experienced by urban and rural communities in China.
Matt Cooper, PhD student at the Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, and 2018 winner of the IIASA Peccei Award, talks about his summer at IIASA.
2019 YSSP Award finalist Davit Stepanyan discusses how his summer at IIASA has boosted his research to a new level.
IIASA Development Officer Marzena Adamczuk talks about the impact of the YSSP Fund and the power of the IIASA network.