ECN at the Long Night of the Sciences 2019

We’d like to invite you to one of the smartest nights of the year – the Long Night of the Sciences (LNDW).

On June 15th, from 5pm until midnight, over sixty scientific institutions across Berlin and Potsdam-Telegrafenberg are opening their doors to the public, offering more than 100 hands-on venues with the motto marvel at, touch and understand.

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Collaborative Research Center dedicated to the study of control in addiction

Approximately 10 million people in Germany are addicted to either alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs or illegal drugs. A small percentage manage to overcome their addiction without any outside help. How they manage to do so is being explored by the new transregional Collaborative Research Center (SFB/TRR) ‘Losing and Regaining Control in Addiction – Development, Mechanisms and Interventions’, which is being led by Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

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Honorary doctorate for Peter Hegemann

In the context of this year’s day of the biosciences, the University of Regensburg confers the honoris causa to Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann for his outstanding work on photoreceptors and their implications in Optogenetics.

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Open Innovation in Science Award of the Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin

Open Innovation and Open Science are increasingly recognized as the central pillars of future research and innovation systems. A better integration of Open Innovation and Open Science into research will become an important driving force to increase scientific novelty and impact, calling for the creation of novel playgrounds for Open Innovation in Science (OIS).

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Carmen Birchmeier is the new member of Leopoldina, the National Academy of Scieces

On Wednesday, May 22 the National Academy of Sciences introduces the new members in the field of life sciences.
Honouring her scientific achivements, Prof. Dr. Carmen Birchmeier is getting one of the highest scientific Awards granted by a german Institution.

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DFG to Fund Six New Research Units

Topics range from resilience in religion and spirituality to adaptive polymer gels and cytomegalovirus / Approximately €18 million for first funding period

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Berlin Brains in May

The "Berlin Brains" lecture series at URANIA is organized jointly by the Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure, and the Einstein Center for Neurosciences Berlin. This lecture series increases the visibility of the neurosciences in Berlin and highlights the funding invested in these areas. In 2019 female neuroscientists from Berlin will present their work.

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