United Kingdom

United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) represent the United Kingdom’s membership of IIASA.

Main areas of collaborations: 

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Applying integrated assessment models to identify strategies to tackle Climate Change

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Investigating ways to limit global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels

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Improving our understanding of the carbon cycle and the roles played by forests and agricultural lands

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Enhancing climate and disaster resilience in the UK, Europe and the developing World

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Understanding ecological responses to natural and anthropogenic drivers of change

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Advancing the methods of systems analysis


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Ecology, green cities help the world with eco-friendly concept

25 January 2023

Driving inclusive and green urban transitions

A new Horizon Europe project led by IIASA called Urban ReLeaf leverages citizen science for public sector innovation.  
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13 June 2022

Nadejda Komendantova appointed to UK Digital Environment Expert Network

IIASA Cooperation and Transformative Governance Research Group Leader, Nadejda Komendantova, has been appointed as an international expert for the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)/Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)’s Constructing a Digital Environment Program.
Covid-19 Coronavirus Spreading Across Europe

15 July 2021

Tracking COVID-19 across Europe

According to the World Health Organization, a third wave of COVID infections is now all but inevitable in Europe. A COVID tracker developed by IIASA researcher Asjad Naqvi, aims to identify, collect, and collate various official regional datasets for European countries, while also combining and homogenizing the data to help researchers and policymakers explore how the virus spreads.


04 December 2022

Celebrating 50 years of global collaboration

Options Magazine, Winter 2022: IIASA organized a series of celebratory activities with its member organizations throughout 2022 to celebrate 50 years of groundbreaking systems analysis research and opportunities to strengthen partnerships and collaborations with the global scientific community.
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24 August 2020

How COVID-19 complicates the journey for climate migrants

Lisa Thalheimer shares her journey in researching climate-related migration in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of taking mental health issues into account in climate science and the policy realm.

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11 August 2020

What did we learn from COVID-19 models?

IIASA researcher Sibel Eker explores the usefulness and reliability of COVID-19 models for informing decision making about the extent of the epidemic and the healthcare problem.