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 in engineering 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.