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II. Quarter 2018

Leibniz Lecture in Canada by Leif Kobbelt on Geometry Processing on Different Levels of Abstraction

(25.05.18) In his inspiring lecture in Canada Leibniz Prize winner Professor Leif Kobbelt of RWTH Aachen explained how Geometry Processing can serve as an enabler for a larger number of diverse applications in areas such as CAD/CAM, architecture, engineering, as well as medicine and entertainment.

“Research in Germany” to promote career paths and research opportunities in Germany at ASM Microbe 2018, the general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology

(14.05.18) Over 8,000 attendees will participate in this year’s general meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM Microbe 2018), making it the largest international meeting in the field of microbiology. The DFG will participate in the conference, which is being held from June 7-11 in Atlanta, GA.


I. Quarter 2018

Experts on Research Funding in Germany visit New York

(03/20/18) Before joining the European Career Fair (ECF) in Boston, Dr. Anna Böhme (DFG) and Dr. Isolde von Bülow (LMU Munich) visited the German House in New York. In a round table discussion with representatives of German universities, the DAAD, GAIN and the German Centre for Research and Innovation (GCRI) provided an update on the current developments in German research and funding opportunities for qualifying researchers.

Research in Germany at the European Career Fair 2018

(03/19/18) The European Career Fair (ECF), organized by the European Club at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been an annual highlight in international research marketing for years. Being a career fair, it was the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) that invited German universities, research organizations, as well as long time partners Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation, German Research Foundation (DFG) and the GAIN-network to take part in the joint “Research in Germany”-presentation at this year’s ECF on February 24th.


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