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Work-Life Balance of the Institute Team Members

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” This proverb is indeed universal and timeless. Among the busy schedule of the institute staff members, we strive to establish a culture of work-life balance. Working in research, teaching or…

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019

On behalf of the whole team of the Chair of Tropical Forestry at TU Dresden, we wish everyone a merry Christmas and that you “slide well into the new year” (as the Germans say it: “einen guten Rutsch ins neue…

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Welcoming first batch students

A tour around Tharandt? Check! A weekend get-together? Check! International food party? Also check! A warm welcome to the 2018-2020 batch of Tropical Forestry master students!

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Francis Moyo’s Successful Doctoral Defense on Community-Based Conservation

In the morning of September 10th 2018, Francis Moyo defended his doctoral thesis on “Community Based Conservation in Tanzania: Discourses and Realities”. The aim of his research was to investigate the socio-economic impacts of community-based conservation initiatives on rural livelihoods….

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What our PhD students do in their free time

The American poet Carl Sandburg once said, “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent.” PhD (or colloquially known as Permanent Head Damage) requires…

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Successful PhD Defense of Maxi Domke

Congratulations Maxi Domke for her successful doctoral thesis defense on “Knowledge Management for Climate Change Adaptation – A Multi-Level Governance Analysis of Environmental Management in Ethiopia “! Her main supervisor, Prof. Pretzsch, said that she completed her doctoral study on…

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