Profile of HIGRADE participants

profile_photo_Oliver Machate
Name: Oliver Machate (Germany)

Department Effect-Directed Analysis

Flag Germany
Research topic

Pollution of High Mountain Lakes with organic pollutants and their impact on the composition of the prevailing zooplankton community.

At UFZ since

October 2017

How did you learn about the UFZ?

During my education and online, while I was searching for PhD positions.

Why did you come to the UFZ?

The offer of a graduate school, the availability of an interesting project and the recommendation from fellow scientists.

What do you like about the city you live in?

It is cheap, everything can be reached by bike and it offers a lot of leasure time activities.

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

I like it a lot, my colleagues are nice and there are many possibilities to improve my scientific skills.


All sports (running, swimming, surfing, climbing ..etc), traveling and in general exploring the world with all its different facets :)