Category: Student Research

Student Research: Food Waste

by Sibylle Zavala (with Ramona Mayr and Thomas Müller), Environmental Studies Certificate Program students Our final project, and that of our fellow students, was pioneering work. As a biologist, an interculturalist, and an environmental planner, we formed a rather interdisciplinary group. We wondered what we could… Continue Reading “Student Research: Food Waste”

Student Research: Development of the Alpine Landscape in Film

By Katharina Bochter and Stefanie Schlosser, LMU and Environmental Studies Certificate Program Students Imagine 10,000 years ago. The entire area north of the Alps, the Alpine upland, was a vast desert. The glaciers of the last ice age were just melting, and there was nothing but… Continue Reading “Student Research: Development of the Alpine Landscape in Film”

Student Project: Krautgarten

by Adrian Franco, LMU and Environmental Studies Certificate Program Student Which spaces at our university provide the right kind of ground for gardening? How does urban farming work, and is it realistically achievable? How can we develop an understanding of the plants we eat by… Continue Reading “Student Project: Krautgarten”

Call for Participants: User Perspectives in Library Planning

by Adrian Franco, LMU and Environmental Studies Certificate Program Student After a request made to Munich’s library directorate for information on the institution’s planned strategies for future challenges—especially management opinion on how such efforts could be harmonized with communication devices—I was kindly invited to bring fellow… Continue Reading “Call for Participants: User Perspectives in Library Planning”

Student Project: The Birth of Geoengineering

by Martin Meiske Congratulations to RCC doctoral program member Martin Meiske, who received the prize for the best poster at the 2015 ESEH conference in Versailles. In his poster he presented his dissertation project on “The Birth of Geoengineering: Large-scale Engineering Projects in the Early… Continue Reading “Student Project: The Birth of Geoengineering”