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    A list of project-related publications by POLISES team members.

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Visit from students of the BTU Cottbus

by Julia Kunkel

On 9 June, we welcomed 20 international students from BTU Cottbus. As students of the Master's programme "Environmental and Resource Management" or PhD students in this field, they are potential candidates for a career at the UFZ...



Workshops, Our Activities, Research & Debate


Summer School on Modelling Food Security: Apply Now!

by David

We would like to draw your attention to the international Summer School on Modelling Food Security, which will take place from September 8-14, 2019 at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ in Leipzig, Germany...

Workshops, Our Activities, Join Us


We started the year in sunny Arizona

by Gunnar Dreßler

Directly after New Year’s Day, Birgit, Felix and Gunnar went off to a trip that took them half-way around the globe to Tempe, Arizona. Here, all three took part in a Winter School on modeling human decision-making in agent-based models of social-ecological systems...

Our Activities, Travel


Summer School 2015

by Niklas Hase

The Summer School on how to model human decision making in social-ecological agent-based models took place from 5 July to 10 July 2015 in Kohren-Sahlis (near Leipzig, Germany), and local coordination was heavily supported by POLISES. Four members of our research group were involved...

Workshops, Our Activities


Opening Retreat of the Junior Research Group POLISES

by David

In early February, our 5-member Junior Research Group got together in the snowy village of Großbothen for two days to properly launch our common activities. The Wilhelm Ostwald Park offered us a pleasant and serene environment to get to know each other better and to outline a research agenda for the coming years. The retreat started with a...

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