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18 July 2024

RuWell to Lead Organization of IAMO’s Annual Scientific Conference, the IAMO Forum

We at RuWell are thrilled to announce that we shall take the lead in organizing IAMO’s prestigious annual scientific conference, the IAMO Forum, scheduled for June 18-20, 2025. Next year’s event, organised under the theme, “Rural Roots and Routes:…

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10 July 2024

Brian Beadle, Antje Jantsch and Johnson Kansiime on modelling well-being using Bayesian Multidimensional Item Response Theory

The ISQOLS Annual conference has always been a valuable platform for us at RuWell to share our research ideas and work in progress and get much-valued feedback; this year’s event in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, was no exception. Our colleague Johnson…

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10 July 2024

Arbnora Shala presents a scientific poster during the 22nd ISQOLS Conference, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Our colleague Arbnora Shala had the pleasure to present her research poster titled "Exploring Immobility Patterns of Rural Populations: Empirical Evidence from South East Europe" during the recently concluded ISQOLS Annual Conference that took place…

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09 July 2024

Johnson on Measuring Well-being during ISQOLS 2024 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

During the 22ndInternational Society of Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) that took place in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, our PhD student, Johnson Kansiime, was honoured to present part of his ongoing doctoral work titled “Revitalizing Rural…

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17 May 2024

IAMO Doctoral Researcher wins DAAD Conference Travel Grant

Our doctoral researcher from the Department of Agricultural Policy was awarded a prestigious travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This grant will support his participation in the International Society of Quality-of-Life…

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17 April 2024

Antje participated in the Leibniz Mentoring Program

Antje successfully completed the Leibniz Mentoring Program 2022/23 this year. The Leibniz Mentoring program has brought women in science together for the past ten years. In celebration of this milestone, Antje and her mentor, Prof. Dr. Amelie…

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12 March 2024

RuWell team participates in the 2024 BeWell meeting

Our colleagues, Arbnora Shala, Johnson Kansiime and our project leader Dr. Antje Jantsch yet again had the pleasure to participate in this year’s Berlin Network of Research on Wellbeing (BeWell) meeting that took place in Magdeburg. Engaging…

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01 November 2023

The role of ‘place attachment’ in people’s immobility decisions and well-being – insights from fieldwork in Moldova and Romania

In October 2023, Daniela and Antje completed a one-month research stay in Moldova and Romania as part of the RuWell project. To prepare for the upcoming quantitative surveys in Moldova and Romania, they conducted semi-structured interviews with…

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13 October 2023

Daniela and Antje share ethnographic insights on place attachment and rural livelihoods in the Republic of Moldova at an International Scientific-Practical Conference in Chisinau

The Republic of Moldova has been drastically affected by depopulation, especially in rural areas. Nevertheless, in regions with a winegrowing tradition and emerging rural tourism, a large part of the active labor force is motivated to stay and not…

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19 September 2023

“A remarkable learning opportunity with immense potential”, Johnson Kansiime on his inaugural poster presentation

Johnson Kansiime, our doctoral student, had a great experience as he conducted his first-ever poster presentation. This was during the International Society of Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) 2023 Annual Conference, which took place in Rotterdam,…

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