EUCALC Workshop December 2017

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...

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...

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:    

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...