Gerid Hager

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Research Project Lead in the Center for Earth Observation and Citizen Science in the Ecosystems Services and Management Program

Ms Hager leads the Citizen Observatory work package of the FRAMEwork project. She develops participatory and educational approaches and tools to science and understanding systems including citizen science, serious games, social simulations and participatory systems modelling. Apart from FRAMEwork, she currently leads the WeObserve project (2017-2021), an H2020 Coordination and Support Action delivering the first European-wide Citizen Observatory knowledge platform (, and works on the H2020 EU-Citizen.Science project (2019-2021). She has a master’s degree in System Dynamics and Business Administration from the University of Bergen, Norway, the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal and Radboud University of the Netherlands, and an MA from the University of Art and Design Linz, Austria. From 2006-2013, she was Head of Education at Ars Electronica in Linz.