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INTERFACES Kick-Off Meeting

Thu, 01. June 2023

New Project INTERFACES launched – Supporting Pathways to Sustainable Land Management in Africa

INTERFACES is an accompanying project, which supports the science transfer of four regional research projects on sustainable land use in West and East Africa. Part of the project is to incorporate research results into university teaching at African institutions and to conduct implementation research on sustainable land use in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Wed, 17. May 2023

Finding answers to major societal challenges - First meeting of the IZNE Advisory Board

On 30 March 2023, the Advisory Board of the International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE) of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences (H-BRS) met for the first time.

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Tue, 11. April 2023

Call for Ph.D. Scholarship Applications in Social Policy Studies - Deadline: 30 April 2023

Our cooperation partner Centre for Social Policy Studies (CSPS) at the University of Ghana, in collaboration with WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use), the International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany) and the Norwich Institute for Sustainable Development announce a call for a Ph.D. Scholarship in Social Policy Studies (with a focus on Frameworks and Incentive Systems for Sustainable Land Management).

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Closing Event EnerSHelF in Ghana

Wed, 22. March 2023

EnerSHelF closing event in Ghana and first publications

The EnerSHelF project ends after four years of cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on improving and disseminating marketable PV-based energy solutions for health facilities in Ghana. In the first week of March 2023, the project team met in Ghana for the closing workshop and visited the field sites. The closing event was successful in disseminating the research results to relevant stakeholders.

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Tue, 14. March 2023

IT fundraiser for children and education in the world - avoid electronic waste

The International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE), together with the non-profit aid project, is organising a fundraiser for IT donations for children and education around the world, as well as a lecture as part of the Sustainability and Diversity Day at the Sankt Augustin campus.

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InPlanet Start-Up, CO2 Bindung durch Gesteinsmehl

Wed, 15. February 2023

Binding carbon with rock powder: Former PHD student leads research in an innovative company

Saving CO2 and making agriculture more sustainable. This is what the young company "InPlanet" wants to achieve and is focusing in particular on tropical areas in Brazil.

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Virtual Roundtable and Knowledge Sharing Session on Research Practice Collaborations

Thu, 24. November 2022

Research-Practice Collaborations: Roundtable discussed different perspectives on 10th of november

The cooperation between researchers and practitioners during different stages of the research process has the potential to benefit both society and research supporting processes of ‘transformation’. In her recent commentary in the journal, the European Journal of Development Research (EJDR), Katja Bender from the International Center for Sustainable Development at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences reflects on Research-Practice Collaborations (RPCs) from a political economy perspective.

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Wed, 24. August 2022

In the Service of Sustainable Development - IZNE Conference

On 24th August, the International Centre for Sustainable Development (IZNE) held a meeting at Haus Schlesien in Königswinter. In the future, the IZNE would like to increase internal cooperation.

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EHEC 2022

Thu, 09. June 2022

European Hydrogen Energy Conference 2022 in Madrid

At the European Hydrogen Energy Conference (EHEC) 2022, participants from industry, politics and science exchanged views on the development of a hydrogen economy.

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Thu, 21. October 2021

New paper on the improvement of soil health

The Paper "Remineralizing soils? The agricultural usage of silicate rock powders: A review." presents a new way to fertilise soil to counteract the food insecurity threatened by nutrient-poor soil.

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Thu, 15. July 2021

IZNE is a member of the international WAITRO network

The International Centre for Sustainable Development is now a member of the World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations (WAITRO) network.

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Wed, 31. March 2021

Call for applications: travel grant in Sardinia project

Apply now to join the International Symposium held in the town of Sassari between the 4th and 7th October 2021. Deadline: 30.04.2021

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Thu, 26. November 2020

EnerSHelF: Automatic weather station installed

At the end of September, researchers and technicians installed an automatic weather station to collect meteorological data in the health facilities of the three project sites.

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