Guest Researcher Delphine Deryng is a Climate Policy Analyst at NewClimate Institute, where she leads research and analysis focusing primarily on national and international climate policies in the agricultural and forestry sectors, and their alignment with the Paris Agreement and the sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the UN 2030 agenda. Delphine is is also a…

Research Associate / Doctoral Researcher “Institutions that truly work interdisciplinary are still a novelty. Of course, it’s comfortable to collaborate in small groups and within own disciplinary boundaries. However, if long-term solutions have to be established it needs several disciplines, above all different approaches and contrasting views. Moreover, if interdisciplinarity expands to transdisciplinarity and jointly…

Doctoral researcher and scientific project management in EdiCitNet “Be part of a larger structure to support the effective impact and progress of projects that meet the challenges of a changing world.” Suhana Reddy Suhana Reddy is currently working as doctoral researcher at IRI THESys to manage and scienfically guide the EC-funded project EdiCitNet. Since 2016 Suhana…

Doctoral Researcher “Ecological and multi-cultural networks are the heart to face the challenges of global change. Therefore, the inter- and trans-disciplinary interaction that Iri Thesys offers could result in something interesting.” Leonardo R. Ramírez Leonardo R. Ramírez is a Doctoral Researcher at IRI THESys. He is an Agricultural Engineer (Chile) postgraduated in Agroecology (Costa Rica) and…

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 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 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…

Guest Researcher Dan Durrant is a Lecturer in Infrastructure Planning at University College London’s (UCL) Bartlett School of Planning (BSP) and an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at IRI THEsys. Having completed doctoral research on a large controversial megaproject in the UK (HS2, a high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham), he is studying another controversial megaproject, the…

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…

Doctoral Researcher Anaïs Dresse, after graduating from Marburg University in 2010 with a Master Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, specialized in Human Rights Law, obtaining a LL.M. in International Public Law from Tilburg University, the Netherlands. After her studies, she gained practical experience in the field, working as a Junior Technical Assistant in charge…