A great tradition – the PhD hat

A great tradition – the PhD hat

m

July 17, 2023

Since the beginning a tradition was established that fellow PhD students created a hat for the PhD student that defended that day – with the covid pause it now got reinitialized. The hat depicts the PhD Research topics as well as a lot of social stories among the PhD students plus items related to the candidates hobbies or activities e.g. in this specific case a train for the numerous (public transport) trips around Europe.
It is handed over after the successful defense to the candidate and usually kept for a few years by the candidates. Just search for some dusty hats in their book shelves….
Who the candidate is who had to wear it will be shown in a next post ….

you may also like:

Presentations at the EARSeL conference in Manchester

Presentations at the EARSeL conference in Manchester

Presentations at the EARSeL conference in Manchester   Dr. Marta Sapena and Dr. John Friesen represented the Earth Observation Center (EOC) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and our Earth Observation Research Cluster (EORC) this week at the EARSeL conference...

Our PhD candidate Ines Standfuss teaches at AniMove

Our PhD candidate Ines Standfuss teaches at AniMove

Our PhD candidate Ines Standfuss is teaching remote sensing for animal movement analysis this year at MPI at Lake Constanze. The AniMove science school has been founded more than ten years ago together with MPI and other organisations such as Smithsonian joined in the...

television and radio coverage about urban measurements

television and radio coverage about urban measurements

Our urban research got covered by TV and radio where we had the chance to explain the relevance of urban monitoring via remote sensing methods as well as in-situ devices (in cooperation with Prof. Marco Schmidt) especially for adaptation and mitigation potential of...

“Super Test Site Würzburg” – from the idea to realization

“Super Test Site Würzburg” – from the idea to realization

The "Super Test Site Würzburg" originated as an idea at the "Geolingual Studies Workshop", which our Geolingual Studies team (Prof. Biewer, Prof. Taubenböck) organized last year - we had reported on it: https://remote-sensing.org/geolingual-studies-workshop-day-1-2/ ;...

Two new Msc graduates Caroline and Helena

Two new Msc graduates Caroline and Helena

We are very happy to congratulate Caroline Goehner and Helena Wehner for successfully defending their thesis on alpine research and ibis environment analysis.  Great to see their journey through the eagle program, their technical advances, gaining hands-on...

Science and teaching at UFS

Science and teaching at UFS

The research and teaching activities of our University at the research station Schneefernerhaus on Zugspitze are increasing steadily and becoming more diverse. Ongoing and planned courses and science projects range from topics in informatics, astronomy to medicine and...