Newsletter 2015

December 2015: The Value of Biodiversity

December 2015: The Value of Biodiversity

Biological diversity is extremely important if humans, animals and plants are to survive. In this edition we present researchers in Germany who are focusing on this issue and working on fascinating projects. You can also find information about research in German companies, learn about current funding programmes and discover an interesting answer to the question of where the coldest place in the universe can be found. More December 2015: The Value of Biodiversity

November 2015: The Secret of Growing Old

November 2015: The Secret of Growing Old

In this edition we present some fascinating people and projects whose job it is to explore the ageing process. Read also why researchers embarked on a pub crawl around Hamburg, learn about current funding programmes and discover the unexpected power of sludge. More November 2015: The Secret of Growing Old

October 2015: Cyber security

October 2015: Cyber security

In this edition we present some fascinating people and projects which are making it impossible to spy through the digital keyhole – and are thereby increasing Internet security. You can also find information about structured PhD programmes in Germany, learn about current funding programmes and discover an interesting answer to the question of why a Darmstadt student of electrical engineering should want to live on Mars. More October 2015: Cyber security

September 2015: Space research

September 2015: Space research

In this issue, we present exciting projects all about space research. Also, Nobel Prize winner Professor Stefan Hell explains how his revolutionary idea makes the tiniest of objects visible and tells us what he particularly likes about Germany as a place to do research. And we provide information on current funding programmes as well as giving an exciting answer to the question of what the world sounds like. More September 2015: Space research

August 2015: Mobility in the City of the Future

August 2015: Mobility in the City of the Future

In this edition we present some exciting mobility projects for the city of the future. Read also what junior researcher Dr Hany Dweck has to say about the benefits of fruit flies, learn about current funding programmes and discover two things we guarantee you did not know about dogs. More August 2015: Mobility in the City of the Future

July 2015: Bacterial Research

July 2015: Bacterial Research

In this month's issue we focus on bacterial research. Read also what Georg Forster fellow Dr Hamid Taheri Shahraiyni has to say about the air in Berlin, learn about current funding programmes, and discover the answer to a question that preoccupies many people: how can we find happiness? More July 2015: Bacterial Research

June 2015: Big Data

June 2015: Big Data

In this month's issue of our newsletter we explore Big Data – the “art” of analysing and interlinking the huge amounts of data that are generated every day. Read also what Sofja Kovalevskaja Award winner Dr Katja Dörschner-Boyaci has to say about the relationship between design and psychology, learn about current funding programmes, and get exciting insights into flirting frogs. More June 2015: Big Data

May 2015: City of the Future

May 2015: City of the Future

In this edition we present to you the idea behind the Science Year - City of the Future. Read also what Leibniz prize winner Professor Henry N. Chapman has to say about tiny particles and big opportunities, learn about current funding programmes, and discover the answer to a fascinating scientific question. More May 2015: City of the Future