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International study reveals the effects of COVID-19 on the experience of public transport

A team of European researchers working on a project about public transport as public space have recently completed a study on the perception and use…

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Sebastian Lentz re-elected as Leibniz Vice-President

At its General Assembly on 26 November in Berlin, the Leibniz Association re-elected the Director of the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography to…

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Changing mobility cultures

A new research project at the IfL deals with mobility reforms and conflicts. It is headed by the mobility researcher and Eastern Europe expert…

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Citizen-Science project of the IfL awarded as an official project of the "UN Decade on Biodiversity"

The project "Experiencing biodiversity. How natural science benefits from interactive web maps" by the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography,…

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Central German Leibniz ScienceCampus enters second round

By signing a new cooperation agreement, the research institutions involved in the Leibniz ScienceCampus "Eastern Europe – Global Area" (EEGA) have…

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Green light for spatial science Leibniz research network

In future, leading research institutions will pool their expertise in spatial science in the Leibniz research network "Spatial Knowledge for Society…

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Kathrin Hörschelmann transfers from Leipzig to Bonn

After seven years of research work at the IfL, Kathrin Hörschelmann takes over the professorship of geography with a focus on cultural geography at…

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IfL study shows: Saxony-Anhalt needs immigrants

Immigrants from Germany and abroad can contribute to the economic stabilisation of rural areas in Saxony-Anhalt. However, their number is not…

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Software for the analysis and visualisation of migration data enters second test phase

0n 18 June 2020, municipal representatives, scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography (IfL) and the German Institute of Urban…

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Joint project on globalisation processes in Eastern Europe to be continued

The Leibniz Science Campus "Eastern Europe - Global Area" (EEGA), initiated by the IfL and the University of Leipzig, will be funded for another four…

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