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TIAS Newsletter March/April 2018 available

TIAS Quarterly Feature: What was Integrated Assessment again? By Jan Bakkes Plus IA news, TIAS news, upcoming events and job openings Link to E-Newsletter No. 01/2017

Invitation: TIAS-supported Webinar on Energy and Gender

The webinar “Productive Uses of Energy and Gender in the Informal Food Sector in Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa” will take place on Thursday the 22nd of February, 15.00 – 16.30 am CET (GMT +1). This webinar is organised with support of TIAS and based on a research project that is currently conducted by a […]

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]anu.edu.au

Synthesis report: Webinar IA standards

The report of the webinar “Principles and Standards for Integrated Assessment”, which took place on the 16th of June, 16:00 – 18:00 CEST (GMT +2), is now available online: Synthesis Report of IA webinar. The recording of the webinar can be accessed here: https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/p65wei7hu63/

Webinar recordings available

The audiovisual recordings of two recent TIAS webinars are now available online. The recording of the webinar “Principles and Standards for Integrated Assessment”, which took place on the 16th of June, 16:00 – 18:00 CEST (GMT +2) can be accessed here: https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/p65wei7hu63/ The recording of the webinar “How a Social Learning Approach can Support the […]

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 […]

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