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October 2020 – Newsletter "Research in Germany"

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Read about how a closed coal mine in Germany is revived through research and art, find out how dance and literary studies are connected and discover innovative research projects at the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology. What is more, Germany has been highly successful at ERC’s 2020 starting grant application round and last but not least you’ll find current calls and upcoming events at the end of the newsletter.

 
 

Zeche Zollverein

Living in Germany

Zollverein Coal Mine – an industrial complex as a work of art

The last miners descended into the coal mine in Germany’s Ruhr region – known as the "Ruhrpott" – more than 25 years ago. Today this historical industrial complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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People

From the stage into research

Lindsey Drury was a choreographer – and is now a historian. Since 2019, she has been exploring the links between dance and literature at the cluster of excellence "Temporal Communities: Doing Literature in the Global Perspective" at Freie Universität Berlin.
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Research policy

European Research Council - High success rate at ERC 2020 starting grant application round

German institutions have been very successful at securing European Research Council starting grants. Young outstanding scholars from 25 countries competed for a grant each worth up to EUR 1.5 million. A total of 436 ERC grants worth EUR 677 million were awarded, out of which 88 researchers will conduct their work in Germany. The UK ranks second (62 grants), the Netherlands third (42 grants) and France with 38 grants comes fourth.
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Portrait_Bernhard Ellinger

Spotlight Bioeconomy

Bridging the gap between research and application

The biologist Dr Bernhard Ellinger works at the interface between research and application. Read in our portrait what fascinates him about his work, and how his research is helping to save natural resources.
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Current calls


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HEALTH DATA TO X - Call for innovations in Digital Diagnostics and Smart Sensors

Applications can be submitted until November 15, 2020.


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Doctoral scholarships from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

Applications can be submitted at any time.


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Heisenberg Programm of the German Research Foundation

Applications can be submitted at any time.


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Upcoming events


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Research in Germany Mailing List

Sign up for our mailing list to receive updates about all Research in Germany events in your homecountry.


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"Research in Germany" at the Careers Live Virtual Event

15th October 2020, virtual


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STEM Virtual Fair for researchers

24th November 2020, virtual


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CARe Online Talks

September - November, 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

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