Tag: Heidelberg Center for the Environment

  • Start of HCE’s series of talks on “Changing Climate”

    The Heidelberg Center for the Environment‘s public series of talks “Heidelberger Brücke” is starting today! This semester’s topic is “Changing Climate”. Today, Prof. Dr. Birgit Schneider, University of Potsdam, Department of Arts and Media, speaks in German about the role of images in communication of climate change: “Klimabilder. Die Rolle der Bilder für die Kommunikation des […]

  • Systematic review of current efforts to quantify the impacts of climate change on undernutrition

    Malnutrition is a challenge to the health and productivity of populations and is viewed as one of the five largest adverse health impacts of climate change. Nonetheless, systematic evidence quantifying these impacts is currently limited. Our aim was to assess the scientific evidence base for the impact of climate change on childhood undernutrition (particularly stunting) […]

  • Colloquium Series Summer 2015 of Heidelberg Center for the Environment

    As a funding member of the Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) at Heidelberg University the GIScience Research Group wants to make you aware and invite you also to the open lecture series “Heidelberg Bridge” of the HCE in addition to our GIScience colloquium series. The HCE “Heidelberg Bridge” programme offers topics from different areas […]

  • Invitation to Lecture on Climate Change by IPCC member Prof. T. Stocker

    As a member of the Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) we want to make you aware of a public lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Stocker (Berne) on March 24: Within the scope of this year’s Spring Meeting at Heidelberg University, the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) presents an evening lecture given by Prof. Dr. Thomas […]

  • Methods to measure potential spatial access to delivery care in low- and middle-income countries

    A case study in rural Ghana Access to skilled attendance at childbirth is crucial to reduce maternal and newborn mortality. Several different measures of geographic access are used concurrently in public health research, with the assumption that sophisticated methods are generally better. Most of the evidence for this assumption comes from methodological comparisons in high-income […]