Proper design of your figures is an important step towards successful science communication. In this blogpost, I want to provide you with the basics of colors and how to correctly use colors for plotting your results.Continue reading
Creating and exporting figures in R can be tedious for beginners or intermediates. Therefore, I created a ggplot2 template for figures that follows the formatting requirements of the Science Magazine.Continue reading
In June 2021, Elena Adams successfully defended her Ph.D. on pesticide effects on German amphibians and consequences for their risk assessment in the European Union.Continue reading
Environmental risk assessment only goes as far as data availability allows it. In this post, ecotoxicology student Larissa Herrmann shares her research project in the MAGIC working group at Uni Koblenz-Landau. She gained insight into programming in Python and R with the goal to make ecotoxicological data readily available for meta-analyses and risk assessments. Ultimately, a tool is developed that is applicable to a broad spectrum of pesticide registration reports.Continue reading
For the “Applied Module at External Organizations” (AMEO), Ecotox students complete an eight-week internship at an external university, governmental or industrial research institute. In this post, Manuel Ayala-Velázquez reports on his internship at the Université Pierre et Marie-Curie (UPMC), now Sorbonne Université.Continue reading
STAIR has lots to offer! We will introduce the project aiming at preparing international master students for the German job market and introduce LinkedIn in a session at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau campus, on 31 October 2018.
DAAD USA is hosting a webinar about international Environmental Science BSc and MSc programs taught in English at the Hochschule Trier and the University of Koblenz-Landau on May 7, 1 – 1:30 pm EDT.
Learn all about the German job application process in the STAIR session “How to apply for jobs in Germany?” at University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau campus on 14 March 2018.
RWTH Aachen University is hosting the first Annual Young Water Researchers’ Symposium for PhD and advanced master’s students on November 24th, 2017. The one-day meeting aims at connecting young researchers and professionals in the area of water-related research.
The Applied Module at External Organizations (AMEO) is an 8-week internship taking place during the 2nd semester of the MSc Ecotoxicology program. Teresa and Harshada completed their AMEO at Mesocosm GmbH, a company that is specialized in higher-tier and non-standard tests. In this post, they report on their experience in conducting a macrophyte ring test.