Research topics

1. Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

The IMDO research expertise includes ecosystems research & management; connectivity & population ecology; global change biology; evolutionary ecology; aquatic & wetland ecology; integrated water resources management; ecosystem services research.
 
Ecosystem Management Research Group
 
Research Group of Plant & Vegetation Ecology
 
Evolutionary Ecology Research Group
 
Systemic Physiological & Ecotoxicological Research Group
 

2. Ecotoxicology

 The IMDO research expertise includes research on how organisms respond to environmental change at multiple levels of organization (from the molecular to the organismal to the population level).
 
Systemic Physiological & Ecotoxicological Research Group
 

3. Water

The IMDO expertise includes research on human impacts on aquatic and wetland ecosystems, and on management approaches for habitats and species (nature conservation) as well as for the functioning of larger systems (ecosystem management). The research focus is on ecosystem services and integrated water resources management.
 
Ecosystem Management Research Group
 
 

4. Environment & Society dynamics

The IMDO expertise includes research on the impacts of pollutants on human health, on health & inequality, epidemiology, perception of environmental risks, social impact assessment, participatory mechanisms in support of decision-making.
 
Biomedical Sciences
Environment & Sociology
 
Epidemiology & Social Medicine
 
Pneumology
 

5. Sustainable Energy

The IMDO expertise includes research on policy and economics of climate change and energy, energy systems modelling, and bio-energy (biomass production, life cycle assessment, greenhouse gas balance).
 
Environment, Technology & Technology Management
 
Plant & Vegetation Ecology
 

6. Sustainable Chemistry

The IMDO expertise includes research on pollution detection, air purification, green chemistry, sustainable catalysis (plasma catalysis), eco-toxicology and risk assessment.
 
Research Group on Sustainable Energy & Air Purification
 
Systemic Physiological & Ecotoxicological Research Group
 
Organic Synthesis Department & Organica
 

7. Ecological Economics

The IMDO expertise includes research on the economics of energy and climate change; integrated assessment; economics of natural resources management; inter-generational equity.
 
Department of Economics
 
Engineering Management
 

8. Environmental Policy & Law

The IMDO expertise includes research on European environmental policy and on environmental law.
 
Institutions and Multi-Level Politics
 

9. Environment & Development

The IMDO expertise includes research on adaptive governance, local institutions & environment, payment for ecosystem services, conditional finance for development, international climate policy and natural resources management in the global South.
 
Institute of Development Policy & Management
 
Department of Economics
 
Environment, Technology & Technology Management
 

10. Education for Sustainable Development

The IMDO expertise includes research on environmental values and worldviews, environmental education, sustainability in higher education.
 
EduBron Research Group
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Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

The IMDO research expertise includes ecosystems research & management; connectivity & population ecology; global change biology; evolutionary ecology; aquatic & wetland ecology; integrated water resources management; ecosystem services research.

Ecosystem Management Research Group  
Research Group of Plant & Vegetation Ecology 
Evolutionary Ecology Research Group 
Systemic Physiological & Ecotoxicological Research Group 

Ecological Economics

The IMDO expertise includes research on the economics of energy and climate change; integrated assessment; economics of natural resources management; inter-generational equity.

Department of Economics 
Engineering Management 

Ecotoxicology

The IMDO research expertise includes research on how organisms respond to environmental change at multiple levels of organization (from the molecular to the organismal to the population level).

Systemic Physiological & Ecotoxicological Research Group 

Education for Sustainable Development

The IMDO expertise includes research on environmental values and worldviews, environmental education, sustainability in higher education.

 EduBron Research Group

Environmental Policy & Law

The IMDO expertise includes research on European environmental policy and on environmental law.

Institutions and Multi-Level Politics 

Environment & Development

The IMDO expertise includes research on adaptive governance, local institutions & environment, payment for ecosystem services, conditional finance for development, international climate policy and natural resources management in the global South.

Institute of Development Policy & Management
Department of Economics
Environment, Technology & Technology Management

Environment & Society dynamics

The IMDO expertise includes research on the impacts of pollutants on human health, on health & inequality, epidemiology, perception of environmental risks, social impact assessment, participatory mechanisms in support of decision-making.

Biomedical Sciences
Environment & Sociology  
Epidemiology & Social Medicine
Pneumology

Sustainable Chemistry

The IMDO expertise includes research on pollution detection, air purification, green chemistry, sustainable catalysis (plasma catalysis), eco-toxicology and risk assessment.

 Research Group on Sustainable Energy & Air Purification
 Systemic Physiological & Ecotoxicological Research Group
 Organic Synthesis Department & Organica

Sustainable energy

The IMDO expertise includes research on policy and economics of climate change and energy, energy systems modelling, and bio-energy (biomass production, life cycle assessment, greenhouse gas balance).

Environment, Technology & Technology Management 
Plant & Vegetation Ecology 

Water

The IMDO expertise includes research on human impacts on aquatic and wetland ecosystems, and on management approaches for habitats and species (nature conservation) as well as for the functioning of larger systems (ecosystem management). The research focus is on ecosystem services and integrated water resources management.    

Ecosystem Management Research Group