News from Edge - Neuroscience Art

Edge is a newly registered association (eingetragener Verein) and invites all those interested to join Edge as members; you will be added to the organisational channel and invited to meetings.

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Decision in the German Excellence Strategy

Major award for Berlin: The Berlin University Alliance has won funding as a group in the Universities of Excellence funding line of the German federal and state governments’ Excellence Strategy. The German Council of Science and Humanities announced the decision on July 19, 2019, in Bonn. The four Berlin partners – Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin – submitted a joint proposal entitled Crossing Boundaries toward an Integrated Research Environment and in a highly competitive process were able to convince the reviewers of its feasibility.

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Future ECN PhD Fellow, Genevieve Yvon-Durocher wins prize for best thesis defence

We are pleased to announce that Genevieve Yvon-Durocher, Neurasmus and MedNeuro MSc student won the prize for the best thesis defence during this year's annual meeting of the Neurasmus MSc program. The thesis was done in the lab of David Owald (ECN and NeuroCure) focusing on the role of slow wave delta oscillations in sleep homeostasis in Drosophila melanogaster.

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Throwback: Long Night of the Sciences & Soapbox Science 2019

With the Langen Nacht der Wissenschaften (Long Night of the Sciences) and Soapbox Science we can look back to great events happening in the last two weeks.

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Frank Heppner is new member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina welcomes new Academy members on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 at 5.30 PM.

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Soapbox Science promoting the role of women in science

Upcoming Saturday June 22, the next Soapbox Science Berlin event will take place at Alexanderplatz
In this novel public outreach platform that promotes women scientists and transforms public spaces into arenas for learning and scientific debate, twelve female researchers will step onto their soapboxes to give talks to the public.

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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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