IIASA Young Summer Scientists Program Blog
IIASA researcher and former YSSP participant Marcus Thomson explains how he used archeological data and climate modeling to look at the past responses of farmers to climate change, and offer important insights for the future.
The PhD student talks about her volunteer work for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
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.
YSSP participant Sara Turner is using a computer game to find out how people decide to share resources and how stable these decisions are.
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.
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.