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TIAS Quarterly newsletter December 2017 – Focus on IA and Biodiversity

TIAS Quarterly Feature: Integrated Assessment and Biodiversity: Understanding and Reducing the Loss, compiled by Claudia Pahl-Wostl and Caroline van Bers, with contributions from Rik Leemans, Laszlo Pinter, Jeff Price and Jeroen van der Sluijs Plus IA news, TIAS news, upcoming events and job openings Link to E-Newsletter No. 04/2017

Socio-Environmental Systems Modeling Journal accepting manuscripts until Dec. 31st

The open access journal, Socio-Environmental Systems Modeling,  launched by Anthony Jakeman of ANU (and TIAS Board member)  is still accepting manuscripts for its first issue until Dec. 31st. The scope of themes covered is quite broad.   Proposed ideas for papers can be sent to  Tony Jakeman: Tony.Jakeman[at]

Inaugural Address of Professor Arthur Petersen: A Climate of Change? Renegotiating Values in Science and Engineering Advice

Inaugural Address of Professor Arthur Petersen: A Climate of Change?: Renegotiating Values in Science and Engineering Advice TIAS member, Arthur Petersen, made his Inaugural Lecture at University College London in April 2017. It can viewed on Youtube.

Central European University in Budapest under threat: Parliament approves new conditions for foreign universities

  Apr. 04, 2017 Despite the international demonstration of solidarity, legislation has been passed in Hungary’s National Assembly that specifically targets Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. The amendments to the Act on National Higher Education: prohibit Central European University from operating under its present name as-is, unless it changes the name of its Hungarian […]

Lecture by Sir Peter Gluckman: Science Advice in a Troubled World – CSPC Lecture Series

Professor Sir Gluckman is the Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand since 2009. He is chair of the International Network of Government Science Advice (INGSA), which operates under the aegis of the international Council of Science (ICSU). He recently spoke at the Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) From his homepage: “I […]

Job Opening PhD position: Policies for a resilient European agriculture – deadlines in 10 March 2017

PhD position: Policies for a resilient European agriculture The European farming system is characterized by a complex multi-level governance context and various policies which directly affect farming activities. The Common Agricultural Policy and its various national transpositions is the most overarching policy framework. This project  aims to (i) analyse to what extent these policies enhance […]

December 2016 Newsletter available

The December 2016 issue of the newsletter is available. This month’s feature: Beyond SDG indicators – Exploring the role of IA in implementing the sustainable development goals, by Laszlo Pinter Also in this issue: TIAS-Latin America – a new Spanish-language regional chapter for the IA community and a letter from TIAS president, Klaus Jacob, on […]

Audio-visual recording of webinar “Conceptualization and measurement of learning” available

TIAS and IUSF have made the audio-vidual recording of their webinar on “Conceptualization and measurement of learning”available: It can be opened from our webinar page.

TIAS and PINCC launch regional chapter for Latin America

Oct 18, 2016: We are pleased to announce that the Research Programme for Climate Change (PINCC) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and TIAS are launching a regional chapter of TIAS for Latin America (TIAS-LA) today. As part of PINCC’s annual (inter)national congress on climate change. The establishment of TIAS-LA has been led […]