Young scientists meet to debate the future of the green economy

May 26, 2014

During the coming week 30 excellent young scientist from across the globe will meet in Villa Vigoni with an interdisciplinary team of leading senior scientists to advance integrative research and knowledge on societies’ transition towards a green economy. The conference will take a broad multidisciplinary approach to the topic including aspects of ecosystems services, climate […]

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Call for Applications: World Social Science Fellows

April 24, 2014

The ISSC is proud to announce a call for applications for World Social Science Fellows. Talented early career social and other scientists are encouraged to apply to participate in a seminar in Taiwan from 2 to 8 November 2014, on “Sustainable Urbanization — Transformations to Sustainability in Urban Contexts“ and become World Social Science Fellows. DEADLINE EXTENDED […]

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Call for Applications: World Social Science Fellows

February 1, 2014

The ISSC is proud to announce a call for applications for World Social Science Fellows. Talented early career social and other scientists are encouraged to apply to participate in a seminar on “Global Social Governance: Developing international social science research and impacting the policy process” and become World Social Science Fellows. Deadline for applications is […]

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Risk Interpretation and Action Seminar Closes

December 13, 2013

In 1992, somewhere in the region of 28,000 bright rubber ducks left China on sea containers bound for the United States. Shortly afterwards, during a storm in the North Pacific Ocean, close to the International Date Line, twelve 40-foot containers were washed overboard. The ducks were lost at sea. To this day, the bright bath toys […]

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Risk Interpretation and Action Seminar Starts in New Zealand

December 9, 2013

The maori phrase for disaster risk research loosely translates as “be careful”. In Wellington, New Zealand, 21 early career researchers, selected as World Social Science Fellows arrived at the Maori Kuratini Marae for the official Maori “powhiri” welcome to commence the seminar on Disaster Risk Interpretation and Action. The official welcome is a spiritual event […]

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