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In Memory of Arjen Hoekstra 1967-2019

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the unexpected death of Arjen Hoekstra, Professor of Water Management at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Professor Hoekstra led a group of at UTwente who are long-time members of TIAS. He was just 52 years old. Those TIAS members who knew and worked […]

New Publication: Making sense of science for policy under conditions of complexity and uncertainty

Making sense of science for policy under conditions of complexity and uncertainty This recent 2019 report highlights the fact that many of the world’s most pressing problems are also incredibly complex — including climate change, environmental pollution, economic crises and the digital transformation of societies. What’s more, the scientific knowledge around these areas can often […]

EU Conference on Modelling for Policy support: Experiences, challenges and the way ahead 26-27 Nov. 2019

26-27 November in Brussels The Conference will bring together researchers and policy makers involved in modelling activities from the Commission, European and international institutions and agencies, Member States, Universities, research institutes, and consultancies. Its aim is to identify common challenges and solutions in the use of models to support policy making. Experiences, challenges and the […]

Report of the webinar on Serious Games and Social Learning

On Thursday the 4th of July 2019, 15.00 – 16.30 CEST (GMT +2), the webinar “From games to action: When and how can serious games stimulate learning and support decision making for natural resource management?” took place. This interactive webinar featured various presentations by early career and senior researchers as well as a practitioner who […]

Webinar: Global Environmental Outlook – Findings and Options for Future Assessments, June 14, 2 pm-4 pm CEST

<b>Webinar: Global Environmental Outlook – Findings and Options for Future Assessments </b> June 14, 2 pm-4 pm CEST On March 13, 2019 during the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 4), the sixth edition of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6) was launched. The report provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of the environment[CvB1] . In addition to […]