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IfL studies mobility patterns in northern Saxony and the Erzgebirge district

In the coming months, a research team at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) will analyse the mobility behaviour and mobility needs of…

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Proportion of 30 km/h speed limit in German cities: IfL map shows regional differences

Even if they are a nuisance to some motorists: Speed 30 zones reduce noise levels, save stress and avoid serious accidents. In view of the newly…

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Sebastian Lentz re-elected for a third term as Vice-President

At its General Assembly on 24 November in Berlin, the Leibniz Association re-elected the Director of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography to…

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IfL researcher analyses militarisation trends in Poland

What are the consequences of the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014 and Putin's current aggression against Ukraine for the relationship between the…

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Time travel through a geographical century

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the IGU, the edited volume A Geographical Century conveys a complex picture of the history and current…

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Toolbox for the sustainable migrant integration in rural areas

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography has published a brochure with guidelines for the effective integration of non-EU migrants in rural…

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New Research Network for Conflict Research on Eastern Europe

Within a nationwide research network funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), six research institutes will join forces over…

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Making complex biodiversity data visually accessible

As part of the NFDI4Biodiversity project on the collaborative use of biodiversity and environmental data, a research team at the IfL is developing…

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Culture in small towns

More than a third of all cultural institutions in Germany are located in small towns, which thus provide an important part of the services of general…

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Ute Wardenga elected new President of the German Society for Geography

On 4 October, the delegates of the geographical associations and the representation of German-speaking geography students elected IfL researcher Ute…

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