The annual project meeting of the DEMIS team took place in Oldenburg on February 12. The focus was primarily on aspects of project management and the scheduling of upcoming research stays in Mozambique, Tanzania and Germany. The participation on the BUIS-Tage 2018 was also coordinated.
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.
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.
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.
Within the scope of the DEMIS project, the University of Ghana and the University of Oldenburg are presenting the Sustainability Dialogue: International Conference on Sustainability and Environmental Management.
The conference will take place February 15-16, 2017 and will be hosted by University of Ghana, Legon. The Call for Abstracts is open until December 21, 2016.
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:
Photos taken at September 2, 2016:
Some of the photos taken during the team building event:
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.