23 January 2018
MAGIC participates in FAO SES Expert Workshop
Violeta Cabello (UAB) participated in the FAO Expert Workshop on "Applying social-ecological system frameworks to improve sustainable land-use and enhance resilient agro-food systems under water scarcity", 23-25 January 2018, Rome, Italy. The workshop aimed at enhacing FAO's knowledge on the concept of social-ecological systems (SES) and its...
17 January 2018
MAGIC provides insights at final conference of MARS project
Kirsty Blackstock (HUTTON) gave an invited talk on “How to improve River Basin Management using integration of various policies?“ and participated in an expert panel during the final conference of the EU FP7 research project MARS on “Managing multiple stress for multiple benefits in aquatic ecosystems: Policy and Management” in Brussels,...
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...