March 4, 2021

Virtual Mathematics and Computer Science Film Festival

An open invitation is extended to anyone interested in immersing themselves in the world of mathematics and computer science. The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation will be hosting the Virtual Film Festival Mathematics – Computer Science, which kicks off on March 14, the International Day of Mathematics, and runs until March 29. Participation is free of charge.  Read more...
March 2, 2021

Join our first virtual Coffee Break!

AlumNode is starting a new event series for the community. On a regular basis you will have the chance to virtually discuss latest career hacks, informally get to know your peers better and actively network with them. On March 18, we will have two speakers from the community who will be talking about how to network in academia and in the industry.  Read more...
March 1, 2021

Welcome New AlumNode Members

We welcome a new group of members to AlumNode. As of March 1, alumni of the Klaus Tschira Stiftung will join the network - namely scientists, who are winners of the KlarText Award for Science Communication.  Read more...
Feb. 15, 2021

Check out the new "HLFF Spotlight: Alumni in Action" Series

In order to illuminate the projects, collaborations and career developments of the HLF alumni, the HLFF Spotlight series features select examples in brief interviews or video documentaries.  Read more...
Feb. 11, 2021

Let's celebrate Mathematics for a Better World on the International Day of Mathematics

Call for posters for the second edition of the International Day of Mathematics on March 14, 2021, when the world comes together to celebrate Mathematics for a Better World. Contribute and submit a poster that shows one way to help make the world a better place using Mathematics!  Read more...
Feb. 5, 2021

How the pandemic has transformed research methods and ethics

3 lessons from 33 rapid responses. In this post, Helen Kara and Su-ming Khoo, editors of three rapid response e-books on Researching in the Age of COVID19, outline how the pandemic has transformed the way academics conduct research.  Read more...
Jan. 26, 2021

Magazine on Study & Research in Germany by ZEIT GERMANY

The ZEIT GERMANY family of magazines is expanding. In two unique titles, each published annually, you’ll find everything you need to know about moving to Germany to study, research in a field of science, pursue a corporate career, or even start your own business.  Read more...
Jan. 21, 2021

AGYA Call for Membership Applications 2021

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) is pleased to announce its Call for Membership Applications 2021. AGYA promotes research cooperation among excellent early-career researchers (3-10 years after PhD) from all disciplines affiliated with a research institution in Germany or any Arab country.  Read more...
Jan. 3, 2021

Importance of Editing and Proofreading in Academic Writing

Writing is the most effective way of communicating your research ideas and results. The quality of the research paper decreases if it is filled with spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors. Enago, an information platform for scientists, presents helpful tips on editing with a new infographic.  Read more...
Dec. 18, 2020

Call for KlarText Prize 2021

KlarText Prize for Science Communication enters the next round! German speaking doctoral graduates, who completed their doctorate in 2019 or 2020, can apply for the KlarText Prize for Science Communication until February 28, 2021.  Read more...
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