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Invited Lecture SDEWES2017

06 October 2017

Invited lecture on WEF Nexus at SDEWES 2017

On Friday, 6 October 2017, Mario Giampietro (MAGIC coordinator, UAB) gave an invited lecture at the 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES 2017), in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The lecture, entitled "Implementing More Effective Tools to Analyse the Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems in...

25 September 2017

MAGIC represented at BIWAES, Naples, 25-28 September 2017

MAGIC's Maddalena Ripa (UAB) and Louisa Di Felice (UAB) presented their work on the energy grammar and the electric vehicle at the 2017 edition of the Biennial International Workshop Advances in Energy Studies (BIWAES), that was held in Naples (Italy), 25-28 September 2017. The conference counted with a audience of about 100 international...

14 September 2017

UNINA organizes special session at CLADAG 2017

MAGIC's UNINA team organised a special session on  'Classification and Visualization' at the 11th Scientific Meeting of the CLAssification and Data Analysis Group of the Italian Statistical Society (CLADAG 2017). This special session, that is expected to contribute to the development of MAGIC's Nexus Information Space (WP3), took place on 14...

29 August 2017

MAGIC's Abigail Muscat at EAAP 2017, Estonia

Abigail Muscat (WU team) presented her work, A systematic review of trade-offs between food-feed-bioenergy as a result of biomass competition, at the 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP 2017) that took place from 28 August to 1 September 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia. The main theme of the EAAP meeting was Patterns...

28 August 2017

UAB presents MAGIC at Chinese Academy of Engineering Summit

Maddalena Ripa (UAB) presented MAGIC at the Chinese Academy of Engineering International Summit Forum & 20th Anniversary of PACE Association: Innovative Technology of Watershed Ecological Engineering and Environmental Management in Beijing, China (27-29 August 2017). (More details here). Her invited lecture, entitled "Multi-scale Integrated...

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...