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February 2021 – Newsletter "Research in Germany"

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As restrictions persist, let us take you on a virtual journey throughout Germany: travel back about 48 million years at world-famous fossil site Messel Pit or discover research projects as well as cultural treasures in different German cities of today. And in case you like what you find: we also present our updated guide „Research careers in Germany“ for international postdocs and experienced researchers and have put together some interesting current calls.

 
 

Grube Messel

Science news

A treasure trove of primeval finds

Messel Pit, a UNESCO World Heritage site, was formed by a unique concurrence of geological events. Millions of years old, fossils at the bottom of the former lake are giving researchers important insights into the flora and fauna of the time.

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Rusen Yasar-The politics of inequality

People

The politics of inequality

At the cluster of excellence of the same name in Konstanz, Turkish political scientist Ruşen Yaşar is investigating how an indigenous people in Scandinavia has been affected by the state’s minorities policy.
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Slideshow bioeconomy

Spotlight Bioeconomy

Bioeconomy – what does this actually mean?

Find out in our new video and see how Germany contributes to making the economy greener with the help of researchers at more than 300 bioeconomy research locations. Visit our website’s bioeconomy section and check out our weekly added content!
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Careers Broschüre

Research careers

Postdoc guide “Research careers in Germany”

Whether you have just completed your PhD or are an established researcher: take the next step on your career ladder in Germany! Our guide outlines career and funding opportunities Germany can offer you, and we have even more information in our website’s Jobs & careers section.
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Kulturpodcast

Living in Germany

Germany, what goes? An audio journey through Germany

Have you heard? The Alumniportal Deutschland is travelling through Germany! Join host Dana Newman in the new German-English podcast #GermanyWhatGoes. Travel virtually through six German cities and discover regional traditions, treasures and stories – enjoy!
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Current calls


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Third Call for Proposals for Transnational Access Projects at EASI-Genomics

The proposal submission deadline is 1 March 2021, 23:59 CET.


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DAAD Networking Tour in Artificial Intelligence (Postdoc-NeT-AI)

The application deadline is 8 March 2021.


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'Freigeist' Fellowships from the Volkswagen Foundation

Applications can be submitted from now until 1 April 2021.


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Doctoral scholarships from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

The next closing dates for applications are 1 April and 1 October 2021.


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Upcoming events


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"Research in Germany" Info-Sessions at the European Career Fair 2021

26 February 2021, virtual


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"Research in Germany" at the virtual APS March Meeting 2021

15–19 March 2021, virtual


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Get updates

Get updates about research career options and funding opportunities in Germany, the latest research news, interesting research projects and upcoming events.

 
 
Editors

German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD

Section K22 – International Research Marketing

Dr Georg Krawietz

Kennedyallee 50, 53175 Bonn

+49 (0)228-882-146

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Final editing and translation

FAZIT Communication GmbH

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Publisher

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Heinemannstraße 2, 53175 Bonn

+49 (0)228-9957-0

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