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You can find general information on RIFS events here.

How to become a RIFS Fellow

Webinar with Q&A

The Research Institute for Sustainability (RIFS) conducts research with the aim of investigating, identifying, and advancing development pathways for transformation processes towards sustainability. Its research approach is transdisciplinary, transformative, and co-creative.

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How to become a RIFS Fellow

Webinar with Q&A

The Research Institute for Sustainability (RIFS) conducts research with the aim of investigating, identifying, and advancing development pathways for transformation processes towards sustainability. Its research approach is transdisciplinary, transformative, and co-creative.

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Workshop

Polycrisis in the Anthropocene

On May 27-28, 2024, the Cascade Institute, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), the Research Institute for Sustainability - Helmholtz Centre Potsdam (RIFS), and the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk will co-host scientists from around the world to work together to better understand the growing interconnections between the world’s problems.

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Online-Diskussion

HOPE HOME - НАДІЯ: Earth, Wood, Natural Fibers. Circular Construction with Natural Building Materials

Lehmerden, Hölzer und andere Naturfasern gehen in der zeitgenössischen Architektur neuartige Verbindungen ein. Die Anwendungsfelder und ästhetischen Potenziale, besonders im Zusammenhang mit baulichen Reparationen im Bestand in der Ukraine erörtern u. a. Prof. Eike Roswag-Klinge, Leiter des Natural Building Lab an der TU Berlin, Sofiia Halat, Architektin und Expertin für Biomimikry an der Kyiv National University for Construction and Architecture, und Eugene Kuzmenko, Gründer des Bauunternehmens Geodesic.Life.

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Call for Abstracts

Methods in Risk Research

We are delighted to announce the call for abstracts for the upcoming "Methods in Risk Research" Conference, to be held on October 7 and 8, 2024, organized by the Research Institute for Sustainability - Helmholtz Centre Potsdam in partnership with the German Speaking (DACHL) Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe.

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Online-Diskussion

HOPE HOME - НАДІЯ: The underestimated potentials of Sheep's Wool

Schafwolle hat ungeahnte Potenziale, als nicht nur nachwachsendes, sondern auch schwer brennbares, isolierendes und heilendes Material. Aspekte der Verfügbarkeit des Materials in Europa, seiner Einsatzfähigkeit bei Bauen im Bestand und beim Wiederaufbau im ukrainischen Distrikt Mikolayiv im Besonderen diskutieren u. a. Folke Köbberling, Professorin für architekturbezogene Kunst an der TU Braunschweig, Andreas Flock, professioneller Brandschützer, und Helen Ivanova, stellvertretende Leiterin der Abteilung für sozioökonomische Entwicklung des Distrikts Mikolayiv.

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