Adam, Nora

Nora Adam

Partnerships & Liaison Officer | Focal Point for Biodiversity in the context of the Resource Nexus

Dr. rer. nat. Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany (2017)
Diploma, Forestry Sciences, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Germany (2010)
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As a natural scientist, Nora Adam worked in multiple international and interdisciplinary research institutions focusing on ecology, forestry, and biodiversity research.

Motivated by the status of biological diversity on Earth, Nora’s work has largely focused on the consequences of genetic and chemical diversity for the productivity, resistance, and stability at population and community levels. As Partnerships and Liaison Officer at UNU-FLORES, Nora aims at mobilising funds as well as building and maintaining effective collaborations with strategic partners to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. With her technical expertise, she also contributes to shaping the research agenda of the Institute to promote the Nexus Approach towards the management of environmental resources.


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

Research Interests

  • Biodiversity
  • Ecosystem functions
  • Plant sciences