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Research on heat and drought in urban contexts – DLGS 2021 starts

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A new cohort of the Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS) started at the beginning of March. The fellows of the DLGS 2021 will spend three years researching challenges of spatial sustainability...[more]

More cultural tourism in Lusatia region?

[Translate to Englisch:] Logo des Projektes SPOT

In the EU project SPOT, the IOER is conducting research on new forms of cultural tourism in Lusatia, a region in the south of the federal state of Brandenburg. The research also includes investigations in the...[more]

Food of the future - TransFOODmation supports processes towards World Food Summit 2021

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How can the world's population be fed safely, fairly and sustainably in the future? This question will be addressed at a Food Systems Summit announced by the UN Secretary General for 2021. The IOER is...[more]

IOER presents its research at the Indo-German Forum "Cities and Climate"

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On 16 and 17 March, the Indo-German Forum "Cities and Climate" will focus on the question of how cities can adapt to climate change. The IOER contributes to the forum in various ways. On the first day Prof...[more]

German-Russian Science Forum on the topic "Green transformation of the world economy"

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On 17 and 18 March, the IOER together with the German House of Science and Innovation (DWIH) in Moscow and other partners invites interested parties to a German-Russian Science Forum. The event will be held...[more]

GAIA Best Paper Award: Second place for paper on dilemmas of scaling up sustainable alternatives

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The editorial board of the journal "GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society", published by oekom-Verlag, gave an honorable mention to the article "From niche to mainstream: the dilemmas of...[more]

Feeling comfortable despite summer heat - research project accompanies practical precautions and adaptation in urban neighbourhoods

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Since autumn 2017, an interdisciplinary team of researchers and practice partners has been investigating how urban districts and buildings can be better adapted to summer heat in the project...[more]

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