Newsletter 2017

February 2017: The sharing economy

February 2017: 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. More February 2017: The sharing economy

January 2017: Happiness research

January 2017: Happiness research

What would make me happy – or even happier? This is a question that many people ask themselves, especially when a new year is just beginning. Researchers in Germany are also exploring possible answers to this question. In this edition we present a number of exciting projects and their results. You can also read about how a bioengineer in Karlsruhe intends to improve cancer treatment, learn about current funding programmes, discover our number of the month and find out whether birds can sleep on the wing. More January 2017: Happiness research