Hannah Weeks - PhD Candidate

Hannah Weeks
Photo: M. Dobler


University of Potsdam

Biodiversity Research/Systematic Botany

Maulbeerallee 1, R. 2.06

14469 Potsdam, Germany


phone: 0049 (0) 331 / 977- 1905

e-mail: weeks@uni-potsdam.de


2nd Affiliation:

Botanischer Garten der Universität Potsdam

Hannah Weeks
Photo: M. Dobler



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Research Interests


  • Biodiversity conservation in urban greenspace

  • Urban ecology and home gardening practices

  • Climate change resilience and urban architecture

  • Community science in biodiversity preservation

  • Motivations behind pro-nature gardening



Education and Experience


since 2022 PhD candidate at University of Potsdam under Prof. Linstädter

2020 – 2022 Graduate Research Assistant at AG Linstädter, University of Potsdam

2019 – 2020 Graduate Research Assistant at AG Linstädter, University of Cologne/University of Bonn)

2017 – 2022 MSc International Masters in Environmental Sciences at the University of Cologne (Biodiversity and design of front gardens: A case study in Cologne)

2015 Research Assistant at the Universidad del Desarrollo

2013 – 2014 Economics and Management Master’s Program at the Università della Svizzera italiana

2009 – 2013 BA in Environmental Studies, Minor in Economics at Franklin University Switzerland