March 10, 2020

7 Essential Tips for Working From Home

Many institues, universities, or companies are now switchting to work-from-home policies. That means lots of us are dealing with an unusual challenge: working from home for the first time, full-time.  Read more...
March 6, 2020

Junior Research Groups in Germany

The Returning Scientists Programme will open the door for you to set up and lead an independent junior research team at a university in NRW.  You will receive a personal financial commitment of up to 1.25 million euros for a period of five years and enter into negotiations with universities of your choice.  Read more...
Feb. 27, 2020

Ten Simple Rules to becoming a principal investigator

The biggest choke point in an academic career is going from postdoc to principal investigator (PI): moving from doing someone else’s research to getting other people to do yours. How can researchers get there?  Read more...
Jan. 29, 2020

The Institute for Advanced Sustainability (IASS ) calls for application for the Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship

Deadline 24 February 2020: The IASS addresses highly talented young early to mid-career professionals from Germany or abroad, who have worked for at least ten years on sustainability issues and have the potential to serve as change agents towards sustainable development.  Read more...
Jan. 28, 2020

"Research Universities Are a Wasted Resource". A comment by Amber Miller

"We need to show the world what an incredible resource we can offer for solving today's complex problems", claims Amber Miller about the power of reserachers. Her comment describes how the image of universities has changed and what knowledge of academia can bring to the public.  Read more...
Jan. 23, 2020

Secrets to writing a winning grant

Scientists reveal how to avoid application pitfalls to submit successful proposals. The "Nature Career Future" article gives advice on what to keep in mind when applying for a grant.  Read more...
Jan. 22, 2020

climapAfrica: Climate Research for Alumni and Postdocs in Africa

Application Deadline: 16 February 2020. The goal is to foster application- oriented research results by enhancing knowledge exchange between postdoctoral fellows in Africa and experienced alumni of German funding initiatives.  Read more...
Jan. 16, 2020

Call for applications: Managing Global Governance (MGG) Academy 2020

Apply until 1 March 2020 for the (MGG) Academy, which brings together participants from rising powers of the South and from Europe to participate in a dialogue and advanced training programme.  Read more...
Jan. 14, 2020

Free workshop "Communicate Your Research" in Berlin. Apply now!

Twitter, blogs, Facebook, Ted Talks – science communication has become an integral part of academic life. Torsten's and Anna-Sophie's workshop will help researchers to communicate research effectively beyond the academic community.  Read more...
Dec. 10, 2019

Open call: "KlarText" Award for Science Communication

Answering the question "What did you actually do in your dissertation?", STEM scientists can submit papers in German about their doctoral thesis.  Read more...
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