International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW)

Dr. Uta Eser

Nature and Sustainable Development

As a biologist and environmental ethicist, Uta Eser is interested in the intersections between ecology, ethics and politics. She researches and teaches the environmental and scientific-ethical foundations of nature conservation, biodiversity policy and transformative research. Since August 2020, she has been conducting the project ÖKO-Valuation at the IZEW in cooperation with the University of Hohenheim, which focuses on the question of what role values and norms play in the transformation of the agricultural and food system.

Areas of Epertise

  • Environmental communication and environmental ethics
  • Ethics of biodiversity policy
  • Scientific policy advice
  • Sustainable development
  • Transformative Science