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RESEARCH AWARDS 2020 von Kaven Award

(07.09.20) Professor Dr. Alexandra Carpentier has been selected to receive this year’s von Kaven Award for her achievements at the interface between mathematics and computer science. The €10,000 DFG award will be presented on 14 September during the virtual annual conference of the German Mathematical Society (DMV) in Chemnitz. Interner Linkmore

Diversity Dimensions DFG Emphasises Importance of Sex, Gender and Diversity to Research Projects

(04.09.20) In a statement, the senate of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) stressed the importance of taking sex, gender and diversity into account in research projects. In doing so, it is adopting a leading role in the German research system. A new website provides information and examples for all scientific disciplines. Interner Linkmore

German Academic International Network Virtual GAIN20

(03.09.20) Early career researchers from Germany as well as international researchers met with high rank experts from science, politics and economy in Germany at 20th annual event and talent fair organized by the German Academic International Network (GAIN) on 28 and 29 August. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic GAIN took place as a virtual event for the first time.

GLOBAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (GRC) DFG President Katja Becker elected Vice Chair

Prof. Dr. Katja Becker

(24.07.20) As one of two vice chairs on the GRC Governing Board, DFG President Katja Becker is helping to shape the activities of the international organisation. Interner Linkmore


Coronavirus PandemicExtension of Measures for Fellowship Recipients

The DFG is extending its rapid-response measures for fellowship recipients by three months. An overview of all arrangements and options can be found in this section. Interner Linkmore

DAAD, DFG and HRKStronger Emphasis on Education and Research

The DAAD, DFG and HRK are calling for improvements to the new EU budget with regard to a stronger emphasis on education and research.
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Research Grants ProgrammeCOVID-19 Focus Funding

The DFG has developed COVID-19 Focus Funding, a new funding opportunity designed to enable scientists to address research questions requiring rapid answers. Interner Linkmore

FAQs on submitting proposals to funding programmes

The FAQs were compiled to assist prospective applicants in submitting proposals to the DFG. They provide information on various DFG funding programmes and serve to complement existing guidelines and instructions. Interner Linkmore