GCE-Geschichte: Erster Jahrgang (2006)

Manuel Steinbauer, seit 2019 Professor für Sportökologie an der Universität Bayreuth, gehörte zu den Studierenden des allerersten GCE-Jahrgangs 2006. Der GCE-Blog konnte ein Interview mit dem GCE-Alumni führen, wobei es auch um die Anfänge des Masterstudiengangs „Global Change Ecology“ (GCE) ging. Manuel Steinbauer erzählte begeistert von der keinen Gruppe des ersten Jahrgangs, der damals noch […]

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Application deadline for winter term 2020/2021: 15 June 2020

The application deadline for the winter term 2020/2021 is approaching: GCE looks forward to receive applications by 15 June 2020.You can find more information about the application requirements and process here.If you cannot find your question in our FAQs, please feel free to contact the GCE coordination. We are looking forward to your application and […]

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Knowing vs. Changing

What changes behavior is much deeper than knowledge. Behavior change can be a complex equation of esteem, culture, support, prioritization and, particularly, access: choice is a prerequisite to change, and a lot of people don’t have access to an equivalent alternative, or REAL choice, in their lives (e.g. where they shop, what they eat, the clothes they wear, how they heat their homes).

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Covid & the Environment

Turns out the human response to Covid-19 has had a measurable effect on the environment and presents novel opportunities for research. But what about reporting that is not research backed? And will affects such as reduced pollution last? Here is a brief overview of recent updates.

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„Klimawald“ – Climate tolerant forests

The consequences of climate change can no longer be overlooked in some of Germany’s forests. To address this, three students from the international master’s program “Global Change Ecology” (GCE) in the Elite Network of Bavaria initiated the “Klimawald” project. Together with around 250 helpers, they planted seedlings of climate-tolerant tree species in a forest area […]

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„Klimawald“ – Klimatolerante Wälder

Die Folgen des Klimawandels sind in einigen Wäldern Deutschlands nicht mehr zu übersehen. Um dem etwas entgegenzusetzen, initiierten drei Studierende des internationalen Masterstudiengangs „Global Change Ecology“ (GCE) im Elitenetzwerk Bayern das Projekt „Klimawald“. Zusammen mit etwa 250 HelferInnen pflanzten sie Setzlinge klimatoleranter Baumarten auf einer Waldfläche in Bayreuth ein. Das Interesse an dem Projekt ist […]

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From GCE student to professor

With the lecture “Understanding biodiversity dynamics – from human dominated systems to the fossil record”, Prof. Dr. Manuel Steinbauer presented his previous research work and discussed the focus of his new professorship “Sport Ecology” at the Bayreuth Center for Ecology and Environmental Research (BayCEER). The former student of the “Global Change Ecology” (GCE) master’s program […]

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Vom GCE-Studierenden zum Professor

Mit dem Vortrag „Understanding biodiversity dynamics – from human dominated systems to the fossil record” stellte Prof. Dr. Manuel Steinbauer im Bayreuther Zentrum für Ökologie und Umweltforschung (BayCEER) seine bisherigen Forschungsarbeiten vor und erörterte die Schwerpunkte seiner neuen Professur „Sportökologie“. Der ehemalige Studierende des Masterstudienganges „Global Change Ecology“ (GCE) im Elitenetzwerk Bayern wird somit zukünftig […]

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From Carbon Offset Week to COVID-19: The story of Klimawald

German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Dr. Gerd Müller, in the German Action Plan titled “The world needs forests”, described forests as the lungs of the earth. Ironically, today coronavirus is attacking the lungs of a human body. If we compare the corona crisis to climate change, hypothetically, we find that just […]

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