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BERND RENDEL PRIZE 2019DFG Recognises Early Career Achievements in Geoscience

(06.06.19) This year Dini Adyasari, a doctoral researcher at the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) in Bremen, and Michael Grund, a doctoral researcher in geophysics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), have been selected to receive the Bernd Rendel Prize for promising early career research in geoscience. Interner Linkmore

Scientific PrizesHeinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes 2019

(29.05.19) Yesterday in Berlin, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz-Awards 2019 to ten researchers – three women and seven men. The prize is the most important award for early career researchers in Germany. Interner Linkmore

Eugen and Ilse Seibold PrizePromoting Academic and Cultural Exchange Between Japan and Germany

(28.05.19) Political and administrative scientist Prof. Dr. Kōichirō Agata and legal scholar Prof. Dr. Harald Baum have been selected to receive the Eugen and Ilse Seibold Prize by the DFG. They are being recognised for their many years of successful dedication to academic and cultural exchange between Germany and Japan. Interner Linkmore

€164 million for first funding period14 New Collaborative Research Centres

(23.05.19) The DFG is establishing 14 new Collaborative Research Centres (CRCs). This was decided by the responsible Grants Committee in Bonn. In the initial funding period, the new groups will receive a total of approximately €164 million, including a 22% programme allowance for indirect project costs. In addition, 27 CRCs were extended for an additional funding period. Interner Linkmore


Agreement on Research PactsDFG Welcomes Decisions by the GWK

The DFG welcomes the decisions made by the Joint Science Conference on the future funding of the German academic research system. The continuation of the Pact for Research and Innovation is particularly important to the DFG. Interner Linkmore

National Research Data InfrastructureSuccessful Kick-off for Networking

On 13 and 14 May 2019, the DFG hosted the first conference on the national research data infrastructure (NFDI). At the end of the two-day event in Bonn, all attendees described it as extremely positive. Interner Linkmore

Europa-PreisDFG Recognises "Jugend forscht" Competition Winners

The DFG has presented its Europa-Preis to selected winners of the national “Jugend forscht” competition. Five young researchers received the award, in addition to their national wins in various categories of the competition. 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