European Nodal Office

European Nodal Office

European Land-use Institute (ELI)

+49 345 55 26066

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Institute for Geosciences and Geography
Dept. Sustainable Landscape Development
06120 Halle (Saale)
Germany

Focus on: land management, land use planning and land use policies.

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Events

 

August

9

Monday, August 9, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will run an ONLINE international Summer School on the topic of land use and ecosystem change between the 9.-20. August 2021. The summer school courses will students to a wide range of issues related to ecosystem functioning, socio ecological systems and land use change. Deadline: 30 April

August

11

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)

This international training program examines the mountain ecosystems in contexts of human development and natural resources, principles of managing natural resources, and governing the resources for sustainable conservation. It is intended to build the capacities of future leaders (researchers, students, practitioners and scholars). Deadline to apply: 31 January

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August

23

Monday, August 23, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, August 25, 2021 (All day)

This five-credit PhD workshop gives MA and PhD students a chance to explore critical debates around “sense of place” and the non-human “sensing” of place. Reading these concepts across a range of disciplinary fields, it aims to cultivate new sensitivities at the contemporary interface of environmental change, eco-critique, and social belonging. Deadline: 1 June

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September

8

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 (All day) to Friday, September 10, 2021 (All day)

The call for papers for the 11th INPUT conference on Innovation in Urban and Regional Planning, titled “INPUT2020 - Integrating Nature-Based Solutions in Planning Science and Practice”, is now re-opened. The conference will be held on 8-10 September 2021 in Catania (Italy), after the postponing of the conference due to the global pandemic situation. Deadline: 15 March

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September

13

Monday, September 13, 2021 (All day) to Friday, September 17, 2021 (All day)

The call for contributions for the next ITD conference, being held online from September 13-17, is now open. The conference is co-organised by the Network for Transdisciplinary Research and Transdisciplinarity Lab, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Deadline: 18 April

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September

20

Monday, September 20, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, September 22, 2021 (All day)

Landscape 2021 will bring together scientists from across disciplines with key actors to explore whether and how diversity and diversification can contribute to a more sustainable and resilient agriculture. Registration for conference participation including signing up for masterclasses is open until August 15, 2021.

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September

20

Monday, September 20, 2021 (All day) to Friday, October 1, 2021 (All day)

This course provides PhD candidates and early-career scholars with exciting concepts and methods to enhance the potential of their research to beneficially contribute to society and the environment. Early bird registration deadline: 15 June

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Jobs

 

Assistant Professor Sustainable Land Use

Apply by:

Monday, November 1, 2021

Do you want to build an academic career in an interdisciplinary research institute? If you are interested in the geography of sustainability challenges, please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Deadline: 19 August.

Doctoral Student in "Digital Technologies for Sustainable Agricultural Development"

University of Lausanne

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The University of Lausanne is offering a PhD position with AgriPath for a researcher with an interest and experiences in conducting empirical research on applying digital solutions for promoting sustainable agricultural development. Deadline: 31 August

Research Fellow – Water, impacts and trade

Stockholm Environment Institute

Apply by:

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Stockholm Environment Institute is looking for an individual who has a strong interest in water resources, water footprinting, deforestation and trade. Deadline: 31 August

Doctoral student in agent-based modelling of Nordic forest policy

Lund University

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Sunday, August 15, 2021

The Centre for Environmental Science and the Department of Political Science at Lund University seek applications for a 4-year PhD position on agent-based modelling of land users’ responses to forest policy across Fennoscandia, working as a member of the NordForsk funded project GreenPole. Deadline: 15 August

Postdoctoral Researcher on "Digital Tools for Sustainable Agricultural Development"

University of Lausanne

Apply by:

Sunday, August 15, 2021

The University of Lausanne is offering a 4-years postdoctoral research position with AgriPath for a researcher with an interest and experiences in conducting empirical research on applying digital solutions for promoting sustainable agricultural development. Deadline: 15 August

R&D Expert Ecosystems

VITO

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Friday, August 13, 2021

As an R&D expert biophysical modeling for ecosystem accounting you will be part of a new but very ambitious Natural Capital Accounting team with outstanding scientists. You will contribute to challenging projects for initially governments, and at a later stage also companies.

News

 
July 30, 2021

A combined team of researchers from ETH Zurich, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science and Newcastle University, has found via statistical analysis and modeling that rainfall in Europe could be increased by planting more trees. In their paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience, the group describes using data from rain gauges across Europe to build their models.

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July 29, 2021

Davide Geneletti has received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in research in the field of environmental planning.

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June 11, 2021

The global food system is under pressure: Farmers and agribusinesses have to produce food for a growing population. This increases the environmental burden, as greenhouse gas emissions accelerate climate change, biodiversity loss increases, and resources become scarce. How can this system become more sustainable? This question forms the basis of new Robert Bosch Junior Professor Dr. Verena Seufert’s research.

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April 16, 2021

A new article in Landscape Ecology finds that a land systems classification including essential aspects of landscape and land management into a consistent classification can improve upon traditional land cover maps in large-scale biodiversity assessment.

 

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