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Stefan Giljum part of winning team for FWF “Emerging Fields” funding


Stefan Giljum from Ecological Economics is one of seven researchers that have been awarded for their research project Resilience and Malleability of Social Metabolism (REMASS).

REMASS will establish a comprehensive database on society's metabolism, enabling the application of big data methodologies from complexity science. Through this, the team of researchers can quantify the resilience of metabolism against disruptions in supply chains. Focusing on food, housing, and mobility, the project analyzes the adaptability of resource utilization and its impact on social wellbeing. By identifying key actors, decision-making processes, and power structures, REMASS aims to offer valuable perspectives into these important supply systems.

The project is led by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) and includes scientists from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna), the University of Vienna, the Central European University (CEU), IIASA, and the Complexity Science Hub (CSH).

For more information about REMASS, click here.

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