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Winter School in Ecological Modelling

by Felix

From March 5-15, Niklas and Felix participated in the UFZ Winter School in Ecological Modelling. After attending a three-day programming course in C++ in Leipzig, we moved to the small town of Kohren-Sahlis, about 50 km south of Leipzig...

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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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Summer School on Modelling Decision Making

by David

From 5 July to 10 July 2015, our Department of Ecological Modelling (namely Karin Frank, Jürgen Groeneveld and the POLISES group) will be the main local coordinator for an International Summer School. It is titled ‘How to model human decision making in social-ecological agent-based models’ and will take place in...

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Kick-off Meeting in Bonn

by Birgit Müller

In January, shortly after our group was complete, we travelled to Bonn where all the Junior Research Groups funded along with our own got to meet and socialise. In a former theological seminary converted into part retirement home and part fancy hotel, 19 projects from all over Germany and from...

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