On 19 January 2017, four young scientists were awarded with this year's THESys Award. The winners did research on deforestation in Colombia, on the applicability of qualitative GIS in ethnographic research and searched for an alternative approach on Planetary Boundary of Land System Change.
IRI THESys is pleased to welcome Beate Richter, Dimitrios Zikos, Hoseung Jung and Janine Hauer as new researchers at the institute. They became part of the Research Groups "Innovative sustainable land management", "Transformations of land-water-system" respectively "Changing urban-rural linkages".
On 31 January 2017, the students of the interdisciplinary seminar "Chicken à la carte. Knowledge maps for more sustainability" invite to their final presentation with results from joint research and design.
For the fifth time, the Deutschland-Stipendium Themenklasse 'Sustainability & Global Justice' is open for students across disciplines who are interested in transformation research. Send your application by 15 January 2017!
With the involvement of 53 photographers, the latest THESys Discussion Paper presents the results of the participative online gallery "My m2 Earth" on local aspects of global change.