Tag: Visiting Fellows

Visiting Research Fellows Pablo Suarez and Janot Mendler de Suarez Participate in Understanding Risk Global Forum

Pablo Suarez and Janot Mendler de Suarez, Visiting Research Fellows at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, were recently featured speakers during several sessions of the 2020 Understanding Risk (UR) Global Forum. The biennial conference, organized by The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) and the National University of […]

Visiting Research Fellow Andrea Capurro Featured in National Geographic Documentary on the Antarctic Peninsula

 Andrea Capurro, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently featured in a National Geographic documentary titled “The Antarctic Peninsula.” The documentary is the result of a 2019 expedition by the governments of Argentina and Chile in collaboration with National Geographic Pristine Seas, […]

Visiting Research Fellow Pablo Suarez Facilitates COVID-19 ‘Cartoonathon’

Pablo Suarez, a Pardee Center Visiting Research Fellow and Associate Director for Research and Innovation at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, recently designed and facilitated a “cartoonathon” exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on the future of humanitarian work. The event, hosted by The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Solferino Academy, included over […]

Pardee Center Welcomes Qinmei Han as Visiting Research Fellow

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently welcomed Visiting Research Fellow Qinmei Han, a geographer from Beijing Normal University (BNU) who studies the heat-related health impacts of climate change. Qinmei’s 18-month appointment is the result of a memorandum of understanding co-signed by the Pardee Center and the BNU School of […]

Visiting Research Fellow Roel Boumans Gives Talk at Symposium on Global Sustainability in Rome

Roel Boumans, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave a talk at the 3rd Symposium on Global Sustainability in Rome. In his presentation, Boumans compared recent data with model scenarios from his Global Unified Metamodel of the Biosphere (GUMBO), developed in 2002 to simulate […]

Delina Begins New Role as Assistant Professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future from 2015-2019, recently began a new position as an assistant professor at the Division of Environment and Sustainability at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Delina will be continuing his collaboration with the Pardee Center […]

Visiting Research Fellow Pablo Suarez Gives TEDx Talk on Using Humor for Humanitarian Work

Pablo Suarez, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave a TEDx talk in Modena, Italy, exploring how humor can help improve communication, build relationships, enhance problem solving, increase productivity, and strengthen leadership. Because risk management requires creative learning and dialogue, Suarez has been […]

Pardee-Supported Study on Rising Energy Demand Due to Climate Change Published in Nature Communications

A new paper published today in Nature Communications by researchers from Boston University, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice found that by mid-century climate change will increase the demand for energy globally, even with modest warming. Most previous studies explored this topic for a single country […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Participate in Game Session on Decision-Making About Future Risks

Over the course of the past two weeks, the Graduate Summer Fellows at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future have had a lunch discussion with Center Director Prof. Anthony Janetos, attended a reception with program alumni, and participated in an interactive game session designed to improve decision-making about the […]