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Sep 10, 2021

Wollgras09/09/2021 – Moore in Schleswig-Holstein: CO2-Speicher und CO2-Quelle
Moore prägen Schleswig-Holsteins Landschaft. Wir erklären, wie sie CO2 speichern - und warum sie auch eine CO2-Quelle sind.
NDR, Nachrichten für Schleswig-Holstein, Thema der Woche
Photo © Michael Trepel

Jun 22, 2021

The object of study: the flower of a female White Campion06/21/2021 – It's all in the scent:
Plant inbreeding reduces attractiveness to pollinators

Researcher from Kiel University use the example of the White Campion to show which effects of habitat destruction threaten the survival of plant populations
Press report
Photo © Roman Adler

May 26, 2021

PhD disputation Thomas Birndorfer05/20/2021 – PhD disputation Thomas Birndorfer
Congratulations to Thomas Birndorfer, who successfully passed his disputation on “Geoarchaeological and palaeopedological analysis of the Stymphalia catchment in Southern Greece”
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Apr 16, 2021

Prof. Dr. Eileen Eckmeier04/03/2021 – Humans and soil
Eileen Eckmeier, 45 years old, born in Neuss. Since April 2021: Professor of Geoarchaeology and Environmental Risks at Kiel University.
unizeit #106
Photo © private

May 11, 2021

Postcard of the blast furnaces of the Phönix ironworks in Duisburg-Ruhrort01/23/2021 – 2,000 years of ruthless exploitation of nature and the environment in Germany
Professor Hans-Rudolf Bork went on a search through 2,000 years of German environmental history. The result is a publication which for the first time and comprehensively describes the people and their impact on nature over the course of time.
unizeit #105

Jun 22, 2021

Levke Valena Höche's Master thesis was awarded with the Prize for the Best Plant Science Master Thesis01/21/2021 – DBG has awarded prizes for the best Master theses
Levke Valena Höche's Master thesis was awarded with the Prize for the Best Plant Science Master Thesis, which was carried out at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel in the year 2020.
Title: The combined effects of population origin and inbreeding on plant traits attracting pollinating insects
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Dec 15, 2020

Knochen in der Landschaft, © Frigga Kruse  12/11/2020 – Drei leere Kojen vor Spitzbergen
Wer schon immer die raue Schönheit der Arktis bewundert hat und vielleicht sogar eine passende Projektidee für die Polarregion mitbringt, hat im kommenden Jahr die Chance auf ein einmaliges Erlebnis: Im Rahmen der Timeless Arctic Expedition im August 2021 bietet das Forschungsteam um Dr. Frigga Kruse vom Institut für Ökosystemforschung an der CAU Plätze auf einem Expeditionsschiff vor Spitzbergen an.
Pressemeldung
Foto © Frigga Kruse

Dec 10, 2020

Andreas Mieth Corresponding Member of the DAI12/09/2020 – Andreas Mieth Corresponding Member of the DAI
By the president of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) and on the proposal of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Commission for Archaeology of Non-European Cultures Andreas Mieth was appointed Corresponding Member of the DAI.
German Archaeological Institute (DAI)

Jan 18, 2021

PhD defense Samar Ensenbach (née Shafiei)11/13/2020 – PhD defense Samar Ensenbach (née Shafiei)
Congratulations to Samar Ensenbach, who successfully passed her disputation. Subject: „Development of Colony Collapse Disorder in Honeybees in Schleswig-Holstein and its Relation to the Beekeeping Methods”
Dissertation

Nov 05, 2020

Promotion Maria Hock10/30/2020 – PhD defense Maria Hock
Congratulations to Maria Hock, who successfully passed her disputation. Subject: „Plant invasions in high-UV-B environments – Patterns, mechanisms and projections in the context of Global Change”