Newsletter: May 2016

Our brain is a marvel – but still a great mystery. Numerous researchers are keen to unravel the complex processes in the brain. In this edition we present a number of exciting ideas and projects in this field. You can also read why a young mechanical engineer from Tunisia is so enthusiastic about doing her PhD in Germany, learn about current funding programmes, discover our number of the month and find out how salt gets into the sea.

IN FOCUS: Inside our brain – the latest from brain research

CAREER & FUNDING

Current Calls

Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Through its Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation supports promising young researchers from abroad. Applications can be submitted until 31 July 2016.

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Emmy Noether Programme

Through its Emmy Noether Programme, the German Research Foundation (DFG) supports outstanding young researchers in all subject areas wishing to pursue a university teaching career. There are no fixed deadlines for applications. 

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