Category Archives: Workshop/Meeting/Summer School

A visit at the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop in Edinburgh – lots of science and a “wee bit” whiskey

In this post, Verena Sesin shares her experiences at the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop in Edinburgh from 1-3 July 2018, co-hosted by University of Edinburgh and the International Institute for Environmental Studies (IIES).

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Environmental and socioeconomic impacts of mosquito control: the European perspective!

In this post, Stefanie Allgeier and Carsten Brühl report about their recently organized workshop on impacts of mosquito control using Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti), which was part of our project “Establishment of a nature conservation-compatible concept for mosquito control”, funded by the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (DBU).

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Escaping German winter: A warm visit in Mexico & exciting research options

Mirco Bundschuh shares his experiences after coming back from an interesting visit at a field office of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) as well as the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV) in Yucatan, Mexico.

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Costa Rica: A tropical e(coto)xperience – Part 4

In this series of posts, Carsten Brühl reports about his current trip to Costa Rica. Part 4 is all about his visit of the Laguna de Madre Dios, where researchers sample water and fish to analyse for pesticide residues originating from upstream banana and pineapple plantations.

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