03 October 2012

POP at the Lower Austria Marketplace of Science

On 3 October, IIASA scientists and staff brought their science to the public at the Lower Austria "Marktplatz der Wissenschaft" or "Marketplace of Science."

©FWF - Der Wissenschaftsfonds/APA-Fotoservice/Pauty

©FWF - Der Wissenschaftsfonds/APA-Fotoservice/Pauty

The event brings together research institutes from around lower Austria to showcase their research with schoolchildren teachers, and the general public. For more information on the event, see the Das Land Niederoesterreich Web site (in German).

Step inside a demographer's brain

IIASA's table will also feature an interactive display from the World Population Program, which was developed for the MS Wissenschaft, a science center on an old container ship that is currently traveling up and down the Danube River. The multimedia exhibit invites students to step inside a demographer’s computer, where they can explore how human behavior now can impact future generations.

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Last edited: 04 October 2012

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