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KOSMOS-Reading: Towards Zero Hunger


THESys member Prof. Dr. Tilman Brück spoke on the topic ‘Towards Zero Hunger’ on February 15th, 2024, as part of the KOSMOS Readings series. He discussed the relationship between economic research and efforts to overcome global hunger. For more information, please visit: ‘KOSMOS-Lesung: Towards Zero Hunger’.

When the river speaks: The Spree and its uncertain future


Science communicator and project coordinator Pauline Münch spoke to Tagesspiegel about the CliWaC project and an experiment conducted in the Spree River. The article discusses the diverse interests surrounding this body of water in Berlin, as well as the challenges in making academic and artistic projects sustainable in the long term. To read the full article, please click here: Wenn der Fluss spricht: Die Spree und ihre ungewisse Zukunft.

Has the Indian government managed to clean the Ganga at last?


Monika Mondal, an environmental journalist and guest at IRI THESys as a German Chancellor Fellow, recently published an article on “The Third Pole” website. The article analyzes the Indian government’s endeavour to clean the Ganga River through the “Namami Gange program” and delves into the social and environmental aspects of this region. To learn more about this topic, please visit: Has the Indian government managed to clean the Ganga at last?

Exploring Communication Challenges at the Communication Lab in Berlin


At a recent Communication Lab gathering in Berlin, participants from over 20 countries discussed communication challenges linked to emerging technologies and critical issues, such as AI and climate innovations. They also engaged with experts, including those from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and had a public debate on politics’ influence on research. Tobias Krüger emphasized the responsibility of researchers and journalists to recognize partial descriptions of reality and correct discourses.

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