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Research opportunities for international biotechnologists

Research opportunities for international biotechnologists

Proteins are the focus of the research pursued by Dr Verónica Dumit. An Argentinian researcher, she heads her own working group at the University of Freiburg. In our interview, she told us what fascinates her about her scientific work, and why she conducts her research in Germany. More Research opportunities for international biotechnologists

Doctoral scholarships from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Doctoral scholarships from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom supports international doctoral students in all disciplines. The next closing date for applications is 30 April 2017. More Doctoral scholarships from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Number of the Month: 700 books in the ice

Number of the Month: 700 books in the ice

Perhaps you’re thinking that’s rather a lot to read? But someone who spends all day working in the Antarctic looks forward to settling down with a good book in the evening. And that is precisely what researchers at Neumayer Station III find in their “library in the ice”. More Number of the Month: 700 books in the ice

The sharing economy

The sharing economy

Cars, music, flats, sofas: the number of things we are sharing is increasing all the time. What began as a trend in the IT industry has now evolved to become a new sector in its own right, the “sharing economy”. In this edition we present a number of exciting research projects in this area. You can also read why an Argentinian biotechnologist sees Germany as a particularly good place to conduct her research, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month. Newsletter: February 2017 The sharing economy

Doctoral scholarships from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Doctoral scholarships from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

The German Academic Scholarship Foundation awards doctoral scholarships. Applications can be submitted at any time. More Doctoral scholarships from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation