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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 

Non-Tariff Barriers and Technical Regulations Workshop: November 20-21, 2014 at IIASA
This workshop is the third from the IIASA project on “Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within a Wider European and Eurasian Space.” This event will focus on major issues related to the compatibility and costs of technical regulations used by different countries of the wider European and Eurasian Space and also on the non-tariff barriers affecting trade between those countries. The workshop will review existing non-tariff barriers in trade between the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the European Union (EU), and other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries. For more details, please consult the IIASA 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

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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