Article: News 13 September 2023
IIASA is proud to announce the launch of its Flagship Report, "Systems Analysis for Sustainable Wellbeing. 50 Years of IIASA Research, 40 Years After the Brundtland Commission, Contributing to the Post-2030 Global Agenda” on Wednesday, 13 September 2023 at an official UN event in the framework of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly and the Sustainable Development Goals mid-term review.
Article: News 07 September 2023
New research by an international team challenges the common narrative linking climate change to migration. The findings emphasize the importance of human development factors over climate considerations and reveal the complexity of migration patterns often obscured by national averages.
Article: News 21 August 2023
Migration is a complex and unpredictable phenomenon, often triggered by political crises, economic downturns, and natural or human-made disasters. A new policy brief and a White Paper authored by IIASA researchers and UK colleagues provide valuable insights and recommendations to support policymaking and increase understanding around the realistic implications of high-migration events.
Article: News 16 August 2023
In a momentous celebration of their outstanding contributions to systems analysis and lifelong dedication to IIASA, five eminent researchers have been honored with the esteemed title of IIASA Distinguished Emeritus Research Scholar.
Biodiversity and Natural Resources (BNR) Water Security (WAT) Agriculture, Forestry, and Ecosystem Services (AFE) Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) Sustainable Service Systems (S3) Integrated Assessment and Climate Change (IACC) Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions (TISS) Population and Just Societies (POPJUS) Equity and Justice (EQU) Social Cohesion, Health, and Wellbeing (SHAW)
Article: News 04 August 2023
IIASA Researcher Susanne Hanger-Kopp was invited to present results from the WaterStressAT project in Illmitz-Seewinkel, Austria.
Article: News 10 July 2023
The unequal distribution of wildfire risk in our society is influenced by various factors, such as social vulnerabilities and intersecting forms of inequality, including gender, age, ethnicity, or disability. A new article calls for more integrated and inclusive wildfire risk management approaches and proposes a novel framework mapping different justice aspects.
Article: News 05 July 2023
IIASA researcher Michaela Potancokova together with project team members, present evidence and recommendations from the QuantMig project in Population Europe's Discussion Paper.
Article: News 05 July 2023
IIASA researchers have developed a new tool – the Global Migration Data Explorer – to help address the lack of data on global migration flows and provide a visual method for exploring migration patterns worldwide.
Article: News 03 July 2023
IIASA, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), and the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) have joined forces to conduct a survey among world experts in demography to better understand the future of the world population and its impact on various global trends.
Article: News 28 June 2023
IIASA researchers presented the results of the QuantMig project in Population Europe's policy brief series "Population & Policy Compact".
22 June 2023
A delegation from Shanghai University and representatives from the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Vienna visited IIASA earlier this week.
Article: News 20 June 2023
IIASA Population and Just Societies Program Guest Emeritus Research Scholar Sergei Scherbov has been elected to the Academia Europaea.
Article: News 06 June 2023
A new book titled, Adult Mortality in India: Trends, Socioeconomic Disparities, and Consequences, provides an in-depth analysis of adult mortality patterns in the country and addresses crucial issues related to public health and policy.
Article: News 31 May 2023
IIASA researchers contributed to a new study in Nature, that for the first time presents quantifiable numbers and a solid scientific foundation to assess the state of our planetary health, not only regarding Earth System stability and resilience, but also in terms of human wellbeing and justice.
Article: News 23 May 2023
According to a new study, current climate policies will leave more than a fifth of humanity exposed to dangerously hot temperatures by 2100.
Article: News 22 May 2023
Bárbara Willaarts and Thomas Schinko join SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Acadamies) for an episode of their Science for Policy Podcast! They explain why transdisciplinary means more than just collaborating with other areas of science, why co-creation means more than just working with policymakers to understand their needs, and why both are needed to give really good quality policy advice.
Article: News 04 May 2023
Researchers from the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) visited IIASA on 24 April to finalize a five-year collaboration on nature-based solutions for meeting climate and biodiversity targets, and to plan a proposal to continue their collaboration.
Article: News 25 April 2023
IIASA researchers present results from the WaterStressAT project at the Renexpo Interhydro Conference in Salzburg.
Article: News 12 April 2023
A delegation from Peking University, led by the President, Qihuang Gong, visited IIASA to discuss strengthening research collaborations with IIASA scientists.