IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • Irina Zielinska joined the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in 2010 and is working as a researcher at the Socio-ecological Transformation Research Group. She graduated in economics at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg, Germany and currently completes an individual Master of Engineering program on Renewable energy power engineering and management of sustainable environmental resources at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna. Current research focus: decent work, sustainability driven entrepreneurship, sustainable socio-economic development and climate and energy policy indicators in the context of SDGs.


    Current Projects

    TransLoC – Transformation of Cities into a Low Carbon Future and its Impact on Urban Metabolism, Environment, and Society (funded by Vienna University of Technology), 2018-2020.

    Climate and Energy Policy Indicators in the Context of SDGs (funded by Klima- und Energiefond Austria), 2017-2018.



    Past Projects

    CASE – Competencies for a sustainable socio-economic development (European Commission Program “Erasmus Plus – Knowledge Alliances”), 2015-2017.

    PROMITHEAS 4 - Knowledge transfer and research needs for preparing mitigation/adaptation policy portfolios (Funded by European Commission FP7), 2011-2013.