Article: News 05 August 2022
Brazilian climatologist and former IIASA Council Member for Brazil, Carlos Nobre, has been elected as a foreign member of the Royal Society. He is the first Brazilian scientist to join the world’s oldest scientific society since the 1800s.
Article: News 28 July 2022
A new policy brief from the EU-funded Crowd4SDG project offers guidelines for National Statistical Offices on how to unleash the potential of citizen science in monitoring progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Article: News 20 July 2022
The Vienna Statement on Science Diplomacy, a document advocating for a renewed global commitment to international scientific cooperation to help countries build stronger relations for the benefit of all of humanity, has been endorsed by more than one hundred eminent personalities from the academic and policymaking community.
Article: News 04 July 2022
We are delighted to announce that IIASA has been accepted as a full member of the EU Science Diplomacy Alliance, a collaborative initiative launched under the auspices of several Horizon 2020 science diplomacy projects, to sustain and grow their networks, impact, and momentum.
Article: News 22 June 2022
IIASA Distinguished Visiting Fellow and longtime collaborator, Jeffrey Sachs, has received this year’s prestigious Tang Prize in Sustainable Development for his contributions to the establishment and promotion of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Article: News 17 June 2022
It is our pleasure to announce that IIASA Emeritus Research Scholar, Arnulf Grubler, has been elected as a member of the Academia Europaea.
Article: News 13 June 2022
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.
Article: News 09 June 2022
It is our pleasure to announce that IIASA Distinguished Visiting Fellow and longtime collaborator, Simon Levin, was one of the three recipients of the 14th BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology.
Article: News 09 June 2022
The International Science Council (ISC) has appointed IIASA Director General Albert van Jaarsveld as a Foundation Fellow in recognition of his exceptional contribution to the role of science as a global public good.
Article: News 31 May 2022
We are proud to announce that Dr. Kazu Takemoto, Vice-Chair of the IIASA Council and Council member for Japan, has been awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Star, by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan for distinguished service to the nation and for long years of public service.
Article: News 04 May 2022
IIASA is proud to announce that Energy, Climate, and Environment Program Director, Keywan Riahi has been elected as a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) ̶ Austria’s largest non-university research and science institution.
Article: News 20 April 2022
For the future of humanity, nations must make every effort to find a diplomatic road to peace in Ukraine, and the West should maintain its critical links with Russian science, according to two letters signed by the IIASA Director General.
Article: News 31 March 2022
National biodiversity monitoring programs in Europe face many challenges, according to the first report of the Europe-wide EuropaBON project released today. The analysis includes data from more than 350 experts from policy, science, and environmental protection practice. The team is also drafting a proposal for a transnational monitoring of Europe's biodiversity and ecosystems.
11 March 2022
The systemic and uncertain risks facing the world today can have cascading impacts across systems and sectors. A new briefing note on systemic risk highlights that an integrated perspective that incorporates the inherently complex nature of climate-related hazards, vulnerability, exposure and impacts, is crucial to better understanding and responding to systemic risk.
Article: News 18 January 2022
After more than 40 years of collaboration, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and IIASA have established a formal partnership on a variety of policy-relevant projects related to energy, climate, air quality, and more.
Article: News 22 December 2021
In collaboration with the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology and the Institute of National Planning, IIASA is proud to announce the launch of the Northern African Applied Systems Analysis Center (NAASAC).
03 December 2021
We need more basic sciences to achieve Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is the message sent to the world by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 December 2021 when Member States approved the resolution promulgating 2022 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD2022).
Article: News 16 November 2021
Internationally renowned IIASA researchers Guenther Fischer and Nebojsa Nakicenovic were the first to be honored with the newly established IIASA Lifetime Achievement Award at Monday night’s public lecture co-organized by IIASA and the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Article: News 16 November 2021
IIASA is proud to announce that 12 researchers from across various IIASA programs have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ list from Clarivate.
Advancing Systems Analysis (ASA) Exploratory Modeling of Human-natural Systems (EM) Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) Integrated Biosphere Futures (IBF) Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) Integrated Assessment and Climate Change (IACC) Pollution Management (PM) Sustainable Service Systems (S3) Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions (TISS)