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Black silhouettes of people in front of coloured fireworks

Photo: Claire Asu

Female person pulling handcart with measuring instruments over running track of a sports field

In May this year, Claire Gallacher, a member of the DLGS cohort 2021, had the opportunity to visit Arizona State University and participate in the International Congress of Biometeorology.

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Participants from behind, musicians in front

Recently DLGS had the opportunity to organise an alumni event against the backdrop of a talk by Jose Mercado, DLGS alumni and Senior expert, sustainable construction at Germany Energy Agency (DENA) about non academic career pathways.

Source: R. Shehayeb

Person standing in front of a poster

Raghid Shehayeb, of cohort 2021 presented a poster on his doctoral work at the European Geosciences Union conference in Vienna.

Photo: S. Nath

training and research centre in Rajasthan

In February, Subhashree Nath of DLGS 2021 cohort, had the opportunity to attend a comprehensive four-day training workshop organized by the Center for Science and Environment (CSE) in Delhi. The workshop, titled "Climate Resilience Cities: An Integrated Planning and Design Approach," provided essential insights into various drivers of heat gains in different urban morphologies, as well as potential heat sources and sinks.

Photo: T. Santos

View of the management plan from above

Tieza Santos of the DLGS 2020 cohort concluded her field visit in Thailand in December as part of her Ph.D. dissertation.

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Jiyoon Song in front of a bookshelf

Congratulations to Jiyoon Song (DLGS Scholarship holder 2019-2022) for successfully defending her PhD dissertation at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, TU Dresden.

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5 people in a line at stage

In the list of PhD defense at DLGS, another addition was made last week, where Fahim Nawaz successfully defended his dissertation at the Faculty of Business and Economics, TUD.

Photo: Fred Nkubito

house in rwanda

Pleased to announce that Fred Nkubito successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled: "Low-income tenants’ housing accessibility and affordable housing provision barriers. The case of Kigali, Rwanda." at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, TUD.

Source: S. Ranjha


In October, DLGS was proud to host a short meet-up between DLGS alumni and the current candidates in Dresden. The highlight of the event was the presentation on "areer pathways post PhD" given by Lita Akmentina, who was a scholarship holder at DLGS between 2012 and 2015, and is currently a Post-doctoral researcher at Riga Technical University, Latvia.