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Field Work Training for Africa at TU Dresden Campus

Research work needs to be well prepared and trained in advance to ensure methodological transparency and reliability. But what to do when the research area is thousands of kilometers away in Africa, and the data collection time is limited? The…

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Tasting traditional German Food

Although our institute usually deals with questions on the social and ecological situation in the tropics, this week our international team gathered at lunch time for a traditional dish: boiled potatoes with quark and linseed oil. This dish has its…

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New Postdoc from Cameroon

Hi there! I am Jude Kimengsi from Cameroon and joined this November the Tropical Forestry team at TU Dresden as a Postdoctoral Fellow. I hold a PhD in Development Geography with a focus on natural resources and development. I have…

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WoodCluster Status Workshop in Tharandt

Running a project requires continuous coordination and communication to ensure an equal and strong collaboration. Personal meetings are very important for that, particularly for cross-country projects. After the Kick-Off meeting of the WoodCluster project in Ethiopia in February this year,…

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MSc. Tropical Forestry 2.0 – Updating our master program!

Improving the attractiveness and enriching the quality of the MSc program “Tropical Forestry” is one aim of our institute. Several measures were currently implemented. Within a project from May to July under the Multimedia Fund of the TU Dresden, Dr….

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Welcome Day Inauguration

To start of the winter semester here at the Department of Forest Sciences in Tharandt, Prof. Erler (Chair of Forest Technology) and a group of longstanding professors (including Prof. Pretzsch, Chair of International Forestry) gave a warm welcome to the…

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