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ACTIVITIES

USNMO/IIASA activities include recruiting for and funding IIASA's successful Young Scientists Summer Program for advanced graduate students; helping to find suitable candidates for IIASA’s job vacancies; serving as the hub of a national network of interested scholars and policy-makers; and helping IIASA to find opportunities to participate in national policy debates.


Upcoming IIASA-Related Activities 

TedX Talk: Journey of Your Life: November 1, 2014 in Vienna, Austria
At TedX Vienna, IIASA researcher Samir KC, together with colleagues from the World Bank, will present an interactive tool developed to help individuals see their place in the world population. The presentation will occur the day the tool goes online and coincide with 19 other presentations. The TedX event is entitled "Brave New Space" and aims to question the established patterns and cycles that are ingrained in every one of us. For more information and registration for the TedTalk, please visit the Brave New Space website.

International Conference on New Measures of Age and Aging: December 3–5, 2014 in Vienna, Austria
This event is organized by the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital and coordinated by IIASA World Population Deputy Program Director Sergei Scherbov and Senior Scholar Warren Sanderson. The conference’s sessions will be centered around the themes of measures based on biomarkers and cognition, measures based on subjective life expectancy and survival probabilities, economic implications of the new measures, measures based on self-reported physical conditions, and selected country case studies. More details can be found on the IIASA's website.

A list of more upcoming events can be found on IIASA’s website.


Past IIASA-Related Activities

Arctic Policy and IIASA Research: Seminar in Finland on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 
On May 16th, 2013, a webcast entitled Policy Support from Arctic Research was held in Helsinki, Finland. The seminar was jointly organized by IIASA, The Finnish Prime Minister's Office, and the Academy of Finland. The programme is available for download as a PDF.  

Global Water at a Crossroads
In honor of World Water Day 2013, IIASA, the U.S. Committee for IIASA of the National Academy of Sciences, AAAS, and the Austrian Embassy Office of Science and Technology held a public forum featuring IIASA Director Pavel Kabat and a distinguished panel of discussants from national and international agencies and organizations engaged in meeting the global challenges related to water security. The event was held on Thursday, March 21st at 1:00 pm at the AAAS Auditorium in Washington, DC.
 

IIASA Research Opportunities 

The Young Scientists Summer Program
The U.S. National Member Organization for IIASA sponsors advanced graduate students from U.S. institutions to travel to Austria to take part in IIASA’s three-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP). Learn more about this program.

IIASA Postdoctoral Program
Promoting the development of young researchers, IIASA’s Postdoctoral Program is an annual program that provides funding for four postdoctoral researchers for a 12-24 month period. Learn more about this program.

Job Opportunities
View a list of current IIASA job openings on IIASA's website
 

 

Core support for USNMO/IIASA is provided by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. OISE-1246585, with policy involvement of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Department of State, the Department of Energy, the Department of Commerce (NOAA), the USDA Forest Service, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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