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BERND RENDEL PRIZE 2021 Early Achievements in the Geosciences

(26.08.21) Simon Rosanka, a doctoral student at the University of Cologne and Forschungszentrum Jülich, and Jan Schönig, a doctoral student at the University of Göttingen, will receive the DFG’s Bernd Rendel Prize 2021 for promising and original early-career research in the geosciences. The prize money of €2,000 is intended to enable the prizewinners to pursue academic activities such as attending international congresses and conferences. Interner Linkmore

GAIN21 Largest Networking Event for Academic Careers in Germany

(23.08.21) At its 21st annual conference and Talent Fair the German Academic International Network (GAIN) brings together early career academics from Germany as well as international researchers with high-ranking German representatives from academia, politics and business from 25 to 27 August. Around 1,000 attendees are expected to take part in the virtual networking event. Interner Linkmore

Academic position paper Prevention of Coronavirus Infection through Aerosols

(27.07.21) An academic position paper has now been published that provides a summary of findings on the spread of SARS-CoV-2 viruses through aerosols. It aims to help contribute to a reliable information base that is broadly coordinated among specialists as well as offering concrete advice on how to guard against infection. Interner Linkmore


International Cooperation OpportunitiesStanding Open Proposal Submission Procedures

The DFG supports international cooperation in order to facilitate transnational research activities. Based on this strategy, DFG also maintains cooperation agreements with some countries that enable continuous proposal submission within so-called Standing Open Procedures (SOP). Interner Linkmore

Virtual Annual General Meeting 2021DFG Research Centre Funded for Another Three Years

After two funding periods, the German Centre for iDiv will be funded for another three years. The three applicant universities of Leipzig, Jena and Halle-Wittenberg will therefore receive approxi-
mately €34 million from October 2021 onwards, plus a programme allowance of 22 percent. Interner Linkmore

Virtual Annual General Meeting 2021DFG to Fund 13 New Research Units

The new Research Units will receive total funding of approximately €47.4 million, including a 22-percent programme allowance for indirect project-related costs. It also decided that funding for nine Research Units was to be extended for a second period.
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Ongoing Calls for Proposals

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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