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Welcome to HIGRADE!

The "Helmholtz Interdisciplinary GRADuate School for Environmental Research (HIGRADE)" provides a coherent framework for qualifying new generations of internationally competitive doctoral researchers in the field of environmental science. Our aim is to prepare doctoral researchers at the UFZ for careers in a range of environmental fields, i.e. for taking over leading positions in research, management and policy, technology development, or consulting and education.


Graduate School HIGRADE: Profile of the day

profile_photo_Jaya Upadhyay
Jaya Upadhyay (India)
Species Interaction Ecology
Research topic:

Forest communities across natural and anthropogenic gradients in Eastern Himalayas. My research focuses on understanding - how natural and human factors (e.g. forest types, elevation) in Neora Valley National Park influence diversity and composition of woody plants, birds and soil biota and the values of other ecosystem services.

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