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03 July 2017

UAB launches MOOC on WEF Nexus on Coursera

On Monday 3 July 2017, the UAB team launched its MOOC Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems: the Nexus between Water, Energy and Food on the platform Coursera. The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is open to the public and, apart from an optional Coursera certificate, free of charge. Check out the promovideo:    

21 June 2017

MAGIC at ESEE 2017 Conference Budapest

Maddalena Ripa (UAB) presented prelimary results of MAGIC WP4 at the 12th conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE 2017) that was held in Budapest, Hungary, from 20-23 June 2017. Her work "Dealing with the water-energy-food nexus conundrum. A multiscale approach for societal metabolism.", presented on June 21st in the...

14 June 2017

WssTP Nexus Working Group meeting in Brussels

Violeta Cabello (UAB) represented MAGIC at the meeting of the WssTP Water-Energy-Food-Biodiversity Nexus Working Group that took place during the Water Innovation Europe conference in Brussels, 14-15 June 2017.  MAGIC and its sister project SIM4NEXUS alternately lead this Working Group since September 2016. The June meeting focused on the WssTP...

EMP-E meeting Brussels

17 May 2017

MAGIC at EMP-E meeting in Brussels, 17-18 May 2017

Maddalena Ripa (UAB) represented MAGIC at the First Meeting of the Energy Modelling Platform for Europe (EMP-E), hosted on 17-18 May 2017 by the European Commission DG Research & Innovation in Brussels. The objective of this first EMP-E meeting was to provide a peer-reviewed digest of model and policy insights for European energy scenario...

ALTER-Net Conference in Ghent

03 May 2017

MAGIC at ALTER-Net Conference, Ghent, 2-4 May 2017

Kerry Waylen (HUTTON) represented MAGIC at the ALTER-Net Conference that took place in Ghent (Belgium), 2-4 May 2017. The theme of the conference was ‘Synergies, conflicts and trade-offs in the relationship between nature and society’. Kerry’s presentation covered the first year of MAGIC activities related to WP 2 and focused on the...

EGU General Assembly in Viena

24 April 2017

MAGIC at EGU General Assembly, Vienna, 23-28 April 2017

Ansel Renner and Violeta Cabello-Villarejo (UAB) took part in the 2017 edition of the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna (Austria), 23–28 April 2017. Their work on MAGIC (WP4) was presented in the PICO session "Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals" (IE3.4/ESSI2.12), jointly with contributions of SIM4NEXUS consortium...

Workshop on Energy Narratives

20 April 2017

MAGIC at Inspirational Workshop on Energy Narratives

MAGIC’s coordinator Mario Giampietro spoke at the Inspirational Workshop on New Narratives of Energy and Sustainability–Debunking myths and interrogating the universality of global and local integrations, organised by MAGIC partner JRC Ispra. The event took place on Thursday 20 April 2017 in Brussels at the Berlaymont (Schuman Room). The...

MAGIC joins the desalination EIP-Water AG

13 March 2017

MAGIC joins the desalination EIP-Water AG

ITC will represent MAGIC in the Renewable-energy Desalination Action Group (AG025) of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) Water. The synergy is aimed at triggering a collaboration between the two initiatives by sharing the acquired knowledge in MAGIC as well as engaging the relevant sectoral stakeholders participating in the action group. The...

WEAM4i closing workshop

06 March 2017

MAGIC at the WEAM4i closing workshop

Violeta Cabello (UAB) presented MAGIC at the closing event of the WEAM4i Eu Project at the Parc Científic de Barcelona on 6 April 2017. Violeta introduced the main features of the projects along with a relevant case study currently tackled in the Project on vegetable production in the Almería province. Given the specific field of experise of the...

WEAM4i closing workshop

21 December 2016

MAGIC at the WaterInn EU event

Violeta Cabello (UAB) presented MAGIC at the closing event of the WaterINN Eu Project at the Casa de Convalescència, Barcelona, on 24-25 January 2017. Violeta introduced the main features of the projects along with the most relevant contents and domains tackled with a specific close-up on the MuSIASEM methodology proposed as a tool for the...