German Environmental Award for Prof. Kögel-Knabner
Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner was awarded the most lucrative environmental award of europe for ther excellent research. Kögel-Knabner's findings regarding carbon sequestration allowed for a monitoring of the changes in the soil environment, early detection of such and gave the chance to act preventive.
Prof. Kögel-Knabner has served as the chair of Soil Science TUM since 1995 and has a part in the fundamental education of our students in the agricultural and horticultural sciences.
Photography: Astrid Eckert, München
Agricultural symposium of Hans Eisenmann-Forum
The 10th agricultural symposium on Thursday, 26th of September 2019 will discuss the topic Biodiversity as "Biodiversität in der Agrarlandschaft: messen - fördern - gestalten".
The goal of the symposium is to discuss the importance and value of biodiversity, the causes for loss of biodiversity and the impact of various practices and actions. Also new approaches regarding diversity will be rewied.
The meeting is open to all interested parties and free of charge. Number of participants is limited due to the size of the venue. Please register via email: hans-eisenmann-forum[at]tum.de
Panel Agro-forestry systems
The 7th meeting on agro-forestry systems "Blick aufs Ganze! Innovative Landnutzung mit vielfältigen Funktionen in der Kulturlandschaft" will take place on the 10th and 11th of October 2019 in Freising-Weihenstephan. Farmers, advisors, students and scientist will discuss the diversity of agro-forestry systems regarding ecological, economical and legislative aspects as well as matters of landscaping and production.
More information regarding the programm and registration can be found here: https://en.xing-events.com/Forum-Agroforst.html.
Public Lecture series of the HEF-Akademie
On Thursday, 25th July 2019 at 5 pm,
Prof. Dr. J. Wolfgang Wägele (Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander König, Bonn) gives a lecture in the context of a public lecture series of the HEF-Academy:
„Chancen für ein automatisiertes Biodiversitätsmonitoring: Das AMMOD Projekt“.
Venue: Hörsaal 17 (Liesel-Beckmann-Str. 1, 85354 Freising)
Everyone interested is welcome to join (no registration necessary).
Job fair for agricultural and horticultural sciences on Wednesday 22th of May 2019
The Job Fair for Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences of the Faculty of WZW and the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf (HSWT) will be on Wednesday, 22th May 2019, beginning at 9:45 a.m. About 50 companies and industries will present themselves in the foyer of the ZHG.
Take advantage of this job fair as an excellent opportunity to get firsthand information from potential employers about graduate jobs and also about internships, topics for Bachelor / Master Thesis or general information about different occupational areas.
At the same time, there are five discussion forums, which will look at the current job situation in different fields.
In the evening of Tuesday, 21th May 2019, starting at 18:00, Dr. Jochen Riebensahm, Agri-associates will hold a lecture entitled „Meinem Marktwert auf der Spur! Was für ein Einstiegsgehalt kann ich als Absolvent fordern“. The event will take place in seminar room 2, ZHG, Maximus-von-Imhof-Forum 6. Everyone who is interested is welcome.
Fit für den Klimawandel
Unter der Koordination unseres Lehrstuhls für Pflanzenzüchtung forscht der Projektverbund „BayKlimaFit“ an Strategien zur Anpassung von Kulturpflanzen an den Klimawandel.
Finanziert vom Bayerischen Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz erarbeiten exzellente ForscherInnen und Arbeitsgruppen aus ganz Bayern, welche Mechanismen die Anpassung von Pflanzen an den Klimawandel und an die sich daraus ergebenden neuen Umweltbedingungen erlauben.
Prof. Dr. Vera Bitsch appointed honorary doctor by Swedish University of Agricultural Science
On October 6, 2018 Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Vera Bitsch, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU).
Prof. Bitsch conducts research in the fields of agricultural economics and agribusiness management. In her research, she prefers working with qualitative approaches and she also contributes to the development of qualitative methods as well as teaching qualitative approaches in the PhD program Agricultural Economics on the national level in Germany. Prof. Bitsch was awarded the honorary doctorate for her outstanding contributions to agricultural economics in the fields of employer-employee relationships and social sustainability in horticulture, landscaping and agricultural value chains. During the ceremony, Prof. Bitsch received the traditional insignia of the honorary doctorate: a handmade hat, symbol for freedom and power, an engraved golden ring, symbol of faithfulness to science, and a certificate with the SLU wax seal.
The SLU is one of the five leading agricultural universities in the world. The research and teaching at SLU focuses not only on productivity but also on environmental effects generated by plant and animal production, as well as ethical aspects of animal husbandry.
The video on the ceremony can be found here.
The video on the lecture “Wicked Sustainability – Muddling through Transitions in Agri-food Systems” of Prof. Bitsch can be found here.
Film über das Studium Agrar- und Gartenbauwissenschaften
Ein Studium für die Zukunft: Mit einem selbst produzierten Imagefilm stellt unsere Fachschaft das Studium der Agrar- und Gartenbauwissenschaften am Wissenschaftszentrum vor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SZdh2u2mT0