Student Assistant Serafina Bischoff is a student assistant for the Multifunctional Landscapes Research Group within the RuralFutures project. She has a keen interest in the effects of climate change and human-environment interaction on biodiversity. Understanding functional relationships in ecosystems and the dynamics behind land use and land cover changes are very exciting to her and…

Student Assistant n 2019, Edi Emilov started his M.Sc. in Global Change Geography at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Previously he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Geography at the University of Barcelona. Edi is part of the EdiCitNet team at IRI THESys.   “I have always been intrigued by humankind’s impact on the planet. At IRI…

Student Assistant Palak Gupta is currently working as a student assistant at the IRI THESys project EdiCitNet. She is pursuing her masters in Integrated Natural Resource Management at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Prior to the masters, she has worked as a consultant with private sector and international foundations such as GIZ to design and implement corporate…

Student Assistant Since 2019, Elena Heim is supporting the Coordination and Communication Team of the EdiCitNet Project in the research group “Multifunctional Landscapes” led by Dr. Ina Säumel. She is a trained office manager and is studying European Ethnology and Gender Studies at Humboldt-University of Berlin. Research Interests Socio-ecological transformation Influence of colonial heritage on…

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Student Assistant Sophia Kipp is currently supporting IRI THESys within the Office Team and the Graduate Program. She has been enrolled in the master program “Global Change Geography” at Humboldt University since 2018. Before that, she studied Physical Geography and Earth Science at the University of Leipzig, Germany, where she wrote her Bachelor thesis on…

Student Assistant Vera Krause is currently working as a student assistant at the EdiCitNet project in the re-search group Multifunctional Landscapes at IRI THESys led by Dr. Ina Säumel. Since 2019 she is studying for her Master’s degree Global Change Geography at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She has previously finished her degree in Environmental Sciences in…

Student Assistant Veronika Pinzger (aka Vero) is working as a student assistant at IRI THESys. Since January 2018 she is a volunteer member of the student-driven Sustainability Office (Nachhaltigkeitsbüro) and since March 2021, she officially works for and supports it by coordinating and implementing the students certificate Studium Oecologicum. The Studium Oecologicum is a new…

Student Assistant Hannah Prawitz is working as a student assistant at IRI THESys. Since September 2020, she supports the student-driven Sustainability Office (Nachhaltigkeitsbüro) by organising the Lecture Series on Sustainability of the Studium Oecologicum. The Studium Oecologicum is a new concept for sustainable teaching and learning addressing all students at Humboldt-University. The project a more…

Student Assistant Sophia Reitzug is currently working as a student assistant in the Rural Futures project in the research group Multifunctional Landscapes led by Dr. Ina Säumel. She is pursuing her bachelors degree in Geography at the Humboldt-University Berlin and plans to start her masters degree by Fall 2021. Research Interests Land Use/Cover Change Biodiversity…

Student Assistant Rhea Rennert started her M.Sc. in Urban Ecosystem Sciences at the Technical University of Berlin in 2019. Previously, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Geography at Humboldt University of Berlin. Rhea is part of the Rural Futures and EdiCitNet team at IRI THESys. “I am excited to work at IRI-THESys and deepen my…