Theresa Landwehr receives GAIA Masters Student Paper Award

The international journal GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society invites Masters students to participate in the GAIA Masters Student Paper Award. Masters students are encouraged to submit their results from research-based courses or Masters theses in the field of transdisciplinary environmental and sustainability science. Every year, one article will be selected by a jury as the winner of the GAIA Masters Student Paper Award. The Award is endowed by Selbach Environmental Foundation and DIALOGIK.

Theresa Landwehr receives the award for her entry »Climate change perceptions in Bavaria: Revealing the influence of socio-demographic and environmental factors«.

Theresa Landwehr completed a dual-subject Bachelor in Sociology and Geography at the University of Osnabrück, Germany. Subsequently she completed an international and interdisciplinary Master's degree in Global Change Ecology with additional studies in Environmental Law at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Currently, she is a research assistant at the Chair of Ecological Services at the University of Bayreuth (Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Science).

Regarding Theresa Landwehr's paper, the Award jury appreciated the high relevance for sustainability research, the important research topics, the interdisciplinary approach, as well as the impressive results and data analysis.