Welcome to the Department of Geography and Geology

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Research at the Department of Geography and Geology focuses on the natural and social sciences, and is divided in in three working groups. 

The Social and Economic Geography working group deals with issues of geographically imbalanced development. This includes social inequality and unequal economic developments at all geographic scales from local to global.

The Physical Geography working groups investigate physical and biological processes that govern landscape dynamics in the context of human-environment interactions. Research fields span from geomorphological processes, to landscape ecology and the management of city ecosystems.

The  Geology working group has three fields of research. It explores the structure and evolution of mountain ranges and the associated sedimentary basins, examines the dynamics of the near-surface processes in an application-oriented perspective, and analyzes archaeological artifacts in the context of Archaeometry and Cultural Heritage Computing.

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  • Eight student teachers from the University of Salzburg have received a certificate for the completion of the basic module of the study supplement "Bewegtes Lernen".
    As of Winter Semester 2016/17, Dominik van Aaken is awarded a professorship at the Department of Social and Economic Sciences at the Law Faculty of the University of Salzburg. His lectures deal with "business management theory with a focus on strategic management and organization".
    Welcome to a philosophical journey in the sense of the ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine - open the soul and activate your healing powers.
    HS 101 of the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Universitätsplatz 1, Salzburg, EG) - Subject: Von Abwehr bis Wiederkehr - Religionswissenschaftliche Anmerkungen zu Religion heute When: 25 October, 2016, 11:00.
    Somewhat exhausted, but extremely satisfied; Assoc.-Prof. Stephen Wickham and the two students Anita Sinner and Philipp Wenta have returned from their expedition aboard FS Meteor.
    Since the demand for linguistic support for asylum seekers continues to be high, the Sprachenzentrum, in co-operation with the ÖDaF and the Department of German Studies, is again offering a workshop series for volunteers in the Winter Semester.
    Presented to the public in the Auditorium of the Grünen Hörsaal on 17 October, the opening ceremony of the new Doctorate School PLUS course "Biomolecules: structure, function and regulation" was filled to capacity.
    Last week marked the start of the lecture series "Politics, History & Culture: Austria in the 20th and 21st Centuries" organized by the Department of History. The lectures take place on Thursdays from 17:00 to 19:00 in HS 381, GESWI, Rudolfskai 42. All who are interested are welcome! Next Date: 27 October with Stan Nadel.
    Workshop in Kunstquartier / Science & Art (Atelier, 1st floor, Bergstrasse 12a, Start time: 11.00h) www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst/aktuelles
    The lecture series "Total Immersion - Spiritual Travel" by the Department of Sociology and Cultural Studies, in cooperation with the Master’s Program, Religious Studies, begins at the start of the Winter Semester. Lecture dates are on Wednesdays from 13:15 to 14:45, GESWI, Rudolfskai 42, HS 387. All interested persons are welcome!
    Memorial event on the occasion of the November pogrom in the Universitätsbibliothek.
    The IFFB Sport- & Bewegungswissenschaft / USI and the Uni 55-PLUS of the University of Salzburg have organized a series of lectures on "The Body in Postmoderne - Between Disembodiment and Body Awareness" in WS 2016/17. Lecture dates are Wednesdays from 16:15 to 17:45, at the Max-Gandolph-Library. Next lecture: 16 November, "From asceticism to orgasm constraint" with H.J. Sander, and "Kaiserwanne - body treatments in postmoderne", with K. Hahn.
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