Professor Blossfeld, are educational qualifications worth less these days?
The number of students in Germany has risen by nearly a million to around 2.8 million in the last ten years alone. What are the consequences for graduates of this inflation in terms of academic qualifications? The sociologist Hans-Peter Blossfeld provides some answers.More
Advanced Grants from the European Research Council
The European Research Council supports outstanding research projects pursued by young researchers of any nationality. Applications for the Advanced Grants can be submitted until 29 August 2019.More
Climate change is now having noticeable effects, and there is increasing awareness that we cannot simply continue as before. Green technology research plays a key role in worldwide efforts to stop the global warming process. You can also read in this edition how a computer scientist is developing data analysis tools, find out about the value of education today, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.Newsletter: June 2019