Excerpt:The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) offers a new research position. The successful applicant will be involved in the research on climate change mitigation policies. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled; first assessment of applications mid-February 2013.
Excerpt:This innovation report contains an article on "Ecosystem Services in Policy Assessment" by Katharina Helming, Katharina Diehl and Hubert Wiggering (Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, ZALF). The authors analyse where exactly in the policy process ecosystem services can be taken into account. ...
Excerpt:LIAISE will hold its 3rd Annual Meeting in Bilbao, hosted by TECNALIA, from 14-16 March, 2012. A major new element in the LIAISE Annual Meeting in Bilbao is the outreach to external groups/projects that are relevant to LIAISE objective to build a community of IA researchers and practitioners that will continue beyond the period of project funding.
Excerpt:From 10-13 January, 2012 the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ in Leipzig hosted the first LIAISE Winter School on "Tools and Modelling for Impact Assessment". 18 participants from eleven different countries discussed on tool use, modelling approaches, policy assessment and sustainability.
Excerpt:In the latest issue of 'International Innovation', Jan Erik Wien, co-ordinator of the LIAISE Network of Excellence, discusses how work developing a shared toolbox is helping to bridge the gap between Impact Assessment and sustainability expertise, providing a platform for improving resource efficiency and attaining sustainable development. ...
Excerpt:From August to November 2011, Katharina Helming (ZALF, Müncheberg) is visiting professor at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research/Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR/CAS). ...
Presentation of Research Results from LIAISE WP2 "Science for IA tools and procedures" at the IAIA 2011 Conference
Excerpt:The recent research results of LIAISE WP2 "Science for IA tools and procedures" will be presented at the IAIA 2011 Conference. Aranka Podhora will present aspects of "Gender and diversity in policy impact assessment" in the session "Gender Impact Assessment: between benefits, betterment and betrayal".