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Category: Institute of Geography, Research

FAU researchers examine spatial development in Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland Will progress come to a region if roads are simply wide enough? Dr. Frieder Voll has studied common political conceptions on accessibility and spatial development in the Alpine region. The researcher from the I...

Category: Institute of Geography

FAU cultural geographer receives award for dissertation Dr. Shadia Husseini de Araújo from the Institute of Cultural Geography at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) was awarded with the dissertation prize for German-speaking research on the Middle East at the “German Middle Eas...

Category: Institute of Geography, Research

An oak in the Botanic Gardens of FAU brings together science, technology and nature A 150-year-old oak tree in Erlangen has been given a “voice”. It has been equipped with cutting-edge measuring equipment to report on its existence – whilst supplying data for the “Bäume in Klimawandel” [Trees under...