2021/12/22 Dresden, Germany
On 3 December 2021, the doctoral candidates of the joint doctoral programmes of UNU-FLORES and Technische Universtität Dresden (TU Dresden) presented their research and progress on their work at the annual Doctoral Symposium. Dr Lulu Zhang moderated the virtual event, with an introduction by Prof. Christina Dornak on the Joint PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil, and Waste and the Joint Junior Research Programme.
The event poses an opportunity for senior scientists to gain insight on the research of the students and for the students to receive feedback on their progress. The presentations of the doctoral candidates covered a range of topics contributing to advancing the Resource Nexus.
|Christian Schneider||Barriers to the Adaptation and Implementation of Innovations Related to Environmental Resources (water-soil-waste-energy) in Sub-Saharan Africa – The Case of Germany|
|Ramoudane Orou Sannou||The Social Dimension of Sustainability in Agricultural Systems|
|Luisa Ferolla||Working Title: Managing a Just Transition to E-Mobility: A Resource Nexus Approach to End-of-Life Vehicles in the Global South|
|Tobias Hatzfeld||Sustainability Assessment for the Resource Nexus – Concepts for Disruptive Innovation: The Case of Construction Materials|
|Isabela de Paula Salgado||Analysis and Evaluation of the Sustainability and Resilience of Novel Mineral-Bonded Composites|
|Shanali Fernando||Working Title: Integrating Soil-Forest-Water Nexus in Payments for Watershed Ecosystem Services: Conception and Application|
|Kamol Gomez||Sustainability of Wastewater Management: A Socio-Ecological System (SES) Approach for Textile Industry in Bangladesh|
|Isabella Georgiou||Water Reuse through Nexus Perspective: Assessing the Sustainability and Opportunities of Urban Systems under Public-Private Partnership|
|Andrea Müller||Decision Support Framework for Water Reuse in Water-Scarce Regions Involving Risk and Sustainability Assessments|
The discussions addressed issues not only related to the management of natural resources, such as soil, water, waste, energy, and materials, but also to socioeconomic prosperity, technological transfer, and cross-sectoral collaboration.