18 December 2017
New Nexus Times Edition: Agriculture
The third edition of The Nexus Times is out! View it here. This edition looks at why nexus analysis is important for investigating the EU's Common Agricultural Policy, the changing labourforce and tradeoffs between food security and biodiversity. SUBSCRIBE HERE so you don't miss an edition.
04 December 2017
Keynote paper at MODSIM2017
On 4 December 2017, MAGIC's Keith Matthews (HUTTON) presented a keynote paper at the 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2017), in Hobart, Tasmania (Australia). In his talk, entitled "Delivering more than the “Sum of the Parts” - Using Quantitative Story Telling to address the challenges of conducting science...
01 December 2017
MAGIC participates in EUCALC Workshop
MAGIC's coordinator Mario Giampietro (UAB) participated in the expert workshop “Social impacts of climate change mitigation in Europe” organized by the Horizon2020 project "EU Calculator: Trade-offs and Pathways towards Sustainable and Low-carbon European Societies" (EUCALC). The workshop took place on 1 December 2017 at the Department...
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...
26 September 2017
MAGIC represented at 3rd Post-Normal Science Symposium
Zora Kovacic (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona) represented MAGIC at the third Post-Normal Science Symposium (PNS3) "‘Post-truth’ and a crisis of trust?", 25-26 September 2017, in Tübingen, Germany. In her talk, entitled "A post‐normal science perspective of the role of ambiguity in EU policy", Zora presented...
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: