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We call for applications to postdoctoral positions within the Heidelberg Mannheim Health and Life Science Alliance “Innovation Campus” for Inter-institutional project.
The Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI), Prof. A. Meyer-Lindenberg, the GIScience Research Group at Heidelberg University (Prof. A. Zipf), the 3DGeo Group (Prof. B. Höfle); and the Department of Biodiversity and Plant Systematics (Prof. [...]

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Last week, the Global Health Academy 2021 took place in an online format with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemics. The conference was conveyed by the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH) and aimed at practitioners, researchers and PhD students in the public health domain.
Dr. Sven Lautenbach with support by Steffen Knoblauch and Marcel Reinmuth [...]

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Next week Tuesday and Wednesday, 2.-3. November the Global Health Academy will take place. An online forum for an open exchange, debate and training on Global Health challenges.
The Forum is hosted by the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health together with the Heidelberg Graduate School of Global Health. In close collaboration with the Institute of Global [...]

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Aktuelle Meldung der Universität Heidelberg zum Projekt HEAL:
https://www.uni-heidelberg.de/de/newsroom/wenn-es-in-der-stadt-zu-heiss-wird
BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG STIFTUNG FÖRDERT HEIDELBERGER PROJEKT ZU ROUTINGDIENST MIT HITZEVERMEIDENDEN WEGSTRECKEN

Wo in der Stadt Heidelberg ist es besonders heiß und wie wirken sich lokale Hitzebelastungen auf gefährdete Personengruppen aus? Mit dieser Frage befasst sich ein Forschungsprojekt, durchgeführt von der Abteilung Geoinformatik und dem TdLab Geographie am Geographischen Institut der Universität [...]

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Many pressing problems of our time - climate change, aging societies, questions of modern medicine - cannot be solved by one discipline alone. It is becoming ever more urgent for scholars to collaborate across disciplines – natural sciences, life sciences, and social sciences, law, and humanities. The Marsilius Kolleg at Heidelberg University is an institutional [...]

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The project HEAL (HeiGIT, GIScience, TdLab Geographie) is funded by the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung as part of the research program “Innovation for adaptation to climate change“. HEAL aims at an extension of the openrouteservice to allow the generation of heat avoiding routes, using Heidelberg as a test case. The project aims specifically at vulnerable groups such [...]

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The “11th International Conference on GIScience” 2021 started!  Our full paper related to MeinGrün project and openrouteservice will be presented this Tuesday 13:30 CET in Session 3 “Mobility”:
13:30-13:45: Christina Ludwig, Sven Lautenbach, Eva-Marie Schömann and Alexander Zipf. Comparison of simulated fast and green routes for cyclists and pedestrians.
Routes with a high share of greenery are [...]

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A new training program, “Research Training on Harnessing Data Science for Global Health Priorities in Africa” has been granted by the US National Institute of Health (NIH) and will build upon existing data science research capacity at the partnering institutions to enhance innovative new data science research capacity related to health priorities in Africa.
Harvard University [...]

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After Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia we have now published all countries of Central and South America on the Open Healthcare Access Map.
The web application is available here: https://apps.heigit.org/healthcare_access/.
Please note that this is still a prototype and feedback on improvements and desired functionalities is very welcome. You can reach us at this email [...]

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It’s been a little longer than a month since we published the Open Healthcare Access Map. Last week we rolled out all countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. Today all countries of South and Southeast Asia follow.
The web application is available here: https://apps.heigit.org/healthcare_access/.
To get a clearer understanding of healthcare infrastructure data in OpenStreetMap, please consult this blogpost [...]

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