Profile of HIGRADE participants

profile_photo_Swamini Khurana
Name: Swamini Khurana (India)

Department Environmental Microbiology

Flag India
Research topic

Biogeochemical Dynamics in the Earth's Critical Zone


At UFZ since

January 2018

How did you learn about the UFZ?

A former colleague shared the advertisement of a PhD position to an interesting project.

Why did you come to the UFZ?

My interests are varied and UFZ is a unique institute that provides me the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary, applied research.

What do you like about the city you live in?

It is a small city, easy to get around and people are warm.

How do you like it at the UFZ / in HIGRADE?

I like the open and approachable culture. I learn a lot from my colleagues and their experiences with their research.

Hobbies

Reading: Learning about the culture, geography, history, and politics of the different parts of the world.