Lena Reibelt

Tel.: +49 (0)5121/883-40440

E-Mail: reibelt(at)uni-hildesheim(dot)de

Room: E 019

Profession and study

Since 11/2012

PhD Student in the Junior Research Group “AMBio MADAGASCAR - Strategies for the conservation of biodiversity in Madagascar using the example of Lake Alaotra”, RG Ecology and Environmental Education, Department Biology, University of Hildesheim

Since 2017

Member of the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group - Madagascar Section

2016/2017

Research Fellowship 'Open Science', funded by Wikimedia and the Stifterverband

2015

Session Chair „Existing resources for environmental education – what has been developed and how does it work“ during the workshop “Exchange on environmental education in Madagascar”, 24th – 27th November, Parc Ivoloina, Madagascar

2015

Instructor during the seminar “International environmental education” in the realms of the DAAD exchange program „Quality Network Biodiversity“, 19th – 26th February, University of Antananarivo, Madagascar

2014/2015

Guest editor in the peer-reviewed journal “Madagascar Conservation & Development”, Volume 10 Issue S1: Special Issue on Community-based Biodiversity Conservation in Madagascar.

2014

Member of the organization committee of the GfÖ „Integrating ecological knowledge into nature conservation and ecosystem management“, 08th – 12th September, Hildesheim, Germany

2013

Member of the organization committee of the Open Landscapes „Ecology, Management and Nature Conservation”, 29th September – 03th October, Hildesheim, Germany

03/2012-10/2012

Internship and following engagement at „Waldscout“, a cooperation project between Jugendburg Hessenstein, NAJU Hessen and the National Park Kellerwald-Edersee for environmental and wilderness education

10/2004-07/2011

Master Study (German Diploma) of Biology at the University of Kaiserslautern. Thesis title: „Traits and life forms of epiphytic bryophytes in French Guiana“

Research interests

International environmental education

Education for sustainable development

Nature conservation (in developing countries)

Participatory research

Conference contributions

Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T, Rendigs, A. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2017. Prägende Erlebnisse und Vorbilder madagassischer Naturschützer und Umweltpädagogen. SIIVE, Bayreuth (Talk)

Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T., Waeber, P.O. Rendigs, A., Rakotoarimanana, S. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2014. Environmental Education: Clashing value systems at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar. GfÖ, Hildesheim (Talk)

Reibelt, L.M., Waeber, P.O., Wilmé, L., Garcia, C., Dray, A., Rendigs, A., Richter, T. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2014. From teaching knowledge to gaming for understanding: using a management role playing game as learning tool. ISAGA gaming conference, Dornbirn, Austria (Poster).

Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T., Rendigs, A., Waeber, P.O., & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2013. Are the future resource users aware of their environment? Environmental education in its infancy at Lake Alaotra. 1st Open Landscapes Conference, Madagascar Workshop, Hildesheim (Talk)

Mantilla-Contreras, J., Ratsimbazafy, J., Rendigs, A., Richter, T., Lammers, P.L., Rakotoarisoa, T.F., Reibelt, L.M. & Waeber, P.O. 2012. A change-framework for the management and conservation of Hapalemur alaotrensis. International Prosimian Congress, Ranomafana, Madagaskar (Talk)

Reibelt, L.M., Richter, T., Rendigs, A., Waeber, P.O., & Mantilla-Contreras, J. 2012. Environmental Education as a tool for conservation of Hapalemur alaotrensis. International Prosimian Congress, Ranomafana, Madagaskar (Talk)