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I. Quarter 2020

Rector Prof. Andrei Rudskoi opens the forum

DFG Participates in Polytech Days in Berlin 2020

(28.02.20) In February 2020, following a major event in St. Petersburg, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) also celebrated its 120th anniversary in Germany. Polytech Days 2020, which saw the participation of many German research institutions and funding organisations such as the DFG, formed part of the German-Russian Year of University Cooperation and Research at the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin.

Opening of the German-Russian Science Forum in Moscow

DFG and its Partners Appear at Event in Moscow for Ongoing German-Russian Year

(09.01.20) In early December 2019, a bilateral Forum for University Research was held as part of the ongoing German-Russian Year of University Cooperation and Research 2018–2020. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) took part in panels and reported on the cooperation with its Russian partner organisations and on ongoing project funding, such as the Collaborative Research Centre/TRR 160 and the International Research Training Group RTG 1956.

Professor Onur Güntürkün delivers Leibniz Lecture at HSE Moscow

All About Ravens and Apes: DFG Leibniz Lecture with Onur Güntürkün in Moscow

(09.01.20) In early December, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) organised an evening event at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow with recipient of the Communicator Award and Leibniz Prize Prof. Dr. Onur Güntürkün. The biopsychologist from the Ruhr University of Bochum (RUB) attracted an audience of around 100 people from a number of research institutions in Moscow as well as representatives of German research organisations based there to the DFG Leibniz Lecture entitled “Cognition without a Cortex”.


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