Research stay of DEMIS participants

In the frame of the DEMIS project Ramadhani Sinde (NM-AIST,Tanzania), Ézar Esau Nharreluga (Universidade Pedagógica, Mozambique),  Hortência Macombo Massinga (Universidade Pedagógica, Mozambique) and Judith Leo (NM-AIST,Tanzania), 4 research students visits the Carl von Osietzky Oldenburg University in Oldenburg, Germany.

The 4 students will complete a 20 days stay in which they will focus and improve their PhD and research topics, will present their topics and critical research areas to colleagues at the host institution and will experience the opportunity of working in a German scientific environment.

Sustainabililty Dialogue 2017

After our project meeting and doctoral colloquium, the DEMIS team attended the Sustainability Dialogue 2017 conference in order to present their work to the scientific community. We had many fruitful discussions. Our special thanks go to Dr. Dan Nukpezah the very well organized event.
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Project Meeting & 2. Doctoral Workshop

The DEMIS team will meet from February 13-17, 2017 at the University of Ghana. The team will discuss and evaluate different project related activities, like upcoming exchange stays of the doctoral students, as well as research and financial issues. All doctoral students will give a status presentation of their ongoing research.
Some team members submitted a paper to the International Conference on Sustainability and Environmental Management (Sustainability Dialogue) and will present and discuss their work.

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New Doctoral Students

In December 2016 Eugenio and Luis were awarded a full scholarship within another project. Congratulations from the DEMIS team!

Some days later five new doctoral students joined our team. They are:

  • Judith Keebisilo Leo Herman
  • Ruthbetha Beatus Kateule
  • Hortência Joana Macombo Massinga
  • Ezar Esaú Nharreluga
  • Abdelkerim Rezgui

Please check their individual pages for detailed information.

Project Meeting & 1. Doctoral Workshop

From 1st to 3rd of September 2016 the DEMIS team met in Oldenburg for their annual workshop and doctoral colloquium. During the first day, project management issues were discussed and current research was presented to the African guests. A guided tour at CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA, a guided city tour and the dinner completed the first meeting day. The second day was structured in sessions, were each potential supervisor and doctoral student gave a presentation about his research. For the last day a team building event was organized – an excursion to the world heritage Wadden Sea.

Photos taken at September 1, 2016:

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Photos taken at September 2, 2016:

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Some of the photos taken during the team building event:

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Call for Applications is online

The DEMIS project team is proud to offer 9 positions for doctoral students to become a member of the recently established PhD network named Doctoral Education in EMIS. The call for applications is available for download.

UPDATE: The available spots for applicants from Subsahara are awarded.