Two highly funded grants from the European Research Council

ERC Starting Grants for behavioral biologist and neuroscientist of Freie Universität Berlin

The behavioral biologist PD Dr. Mirjam Knörnschild and neuroscientist Dr. med. Radoslav Cichy of Freie Universität Berlin won a European Reasearch Council Starting Grant (ERC).

The ERC funding is worth up to 1.5 million euro over a maximum of five years. With the ERC Starting Grant format, the European Research Council promotes pioneering projects by researchers at an early stage of their scientific careers.

Mirjam Knörnschild's lab will study the influence of culture of speciation.

Radoslaw Cichy addresses the question of how brain activity allows visual object recognition.


Dr. Radoslaw Martin Cichy
, Emmy-Noether-Group „Neurodynamics of Visual Cognition, Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft und Psychologie, Freie Universität Berlin, E-Mail:

PD Dr. Mirjam Knörnschild, AG Verhaltensbiologie, Freie Universität Berlin,


Further Information:
ERC Starting Grants
Neurodynamics of Visual Cognition Lab
Knörnschild Lab


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