Grants and awards

During 2014 IIASA conferred awards on four outstanding young scientists from the Young Scientists Summer Program. IIASA scientists were also recipients of a number of grants and awards in recognition of, or to support, their work.

Fellowship winners extend research at IIASA

Four participants in IIASA’s 2014 Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) have been awarded fellowships to return to the Institute in 2015 and continue their research.  More

ERC grant to support energy poverty & climate research

IIASA energy researcher Narasimha D. Rao has received a prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for a project on energy, climate change, and decent living standards. More

UN climate award goes to IIASA flood resilience program

A collaborative IIASA project on flood resilience has been chosen by the UN’s Momentum for Change initiative as an exemplary Lighthouse Activity in 2014. More

IIASA researchers win GEO Appathon

Growers’ Nation, a mobile app developed by IIASA researchers, has won the 2014 Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Appathon, a global app development competition aimed at unleashing the power of Earth Observations. More

Wolfgang Lutz elected TWAS Fellow 2014

IIASA World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz has been elected to the World Academy of Sciences. More

IIASA ranked as a top global think tank

The International Center for Climate Governance has named IIASA in the top five think tanks for climate change economics and policy worldwide. More

ERC funds
IIASA crowdsourcing project

The European Research Council has awarded a highly competitive Consolidator Grant to Steffen Fritz, leader and creator of IIASA’s citizen science project, Geo-Wiki. More

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