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16.05.2024
The summer of 2023 in large parts of the Northern Hemisphere was the hottest for more than 2,000 years

GRC fellow Jan Esper has produced evidence that global warming may be more extreme than has been assumed to date ...

16.04.2024
Electrochemistry paves the way

Former GRC Director Siegfried Waldvogel and JGU colleagues develop sustainable synthesis method ...

16.04.2024
Mainz University honors Johannes Kabatek with the 2024 Gutenberg Research Award

Most prestigious research prize of JGU is awarded to Romance Studies scholar from the University of Zurich ...

21.03.2024
"Kinneret II: Results of the Excavations at Tell el-ʽOrēme, 1994–2008"

Publication of the Old Testament scholar and archaeologist Wolfgang Zwickel sponsored by a GRC fellowship Zielgerade ...

19.03.2024
From the Mediterranean into the Atlantic: The Gibraltar Arc is migrating to the west

After a period of quiescence, the subduction zone under the Strait of Gibraltar will continue to invade the Atlantic Ocean – new geodynamic model by GRC Fellow Boris Kaus ...

13.03.2024
Good prospects for altermagnets in spin-based electronics

Altermagnetic CrSb with promising characteristics for electronic applications – former GRC fellow Jairo Sinova part of the research team ...

05.03.2024
New Center for Synthetic Genomics

Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung finances establishment of joint facility in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, and Mainz with former GRC fellow Edward Lemke as part of the management committee ...

30.01.2024
Festive opening of the Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences

New interdisciplinary research platform to bring together excellent researchers from the life sciences and the natural sciences / Former GRC fellow Peter Baumann is founding director ...

26.01.2024
Former GRC fellow Bruce Dingwell elected as Foreign Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

High honor for the Director of the Department for Earth and Environmental Sciences at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München ...

18.01.2024
Diet as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis

Former GRC fellow Detlef Schuppan proves worsening of MS symptoms due to ATI proteins from wheat ...

08.01.2024
NeuroDevFunc joint project: Discovering how fruit flies process visual motion generated by self-movement

GRC fellow Marion Silies receives financing from ANR and DFG for Franco-German cooperation ...

13.12.2023
Matthias Neubert named Erwin Schrödinger Visiting Scientist 2024

Former GRC director awarded for outstanding contributions to the field of theoretical elementary particle physics with a visiting professorship in Vienna ...

11.12.2023
Searching for axions with the ATLAS detector

Measurements by former GRC fellow Matthias Schott provide valuable information on novel particles that could explain the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon / Based on theoretical model by former GRC director Matthias Neubert ...

05.12.2023
GRC fellow Dorothee Dormann receives an ERC Consolidator Grant to support her research into neurodegenerative diseases

EU funding for research on aggregations of the protein TDP-43 in the brain ...

05.12.2023
Hunting of straight-tusked elephants was widespread among Neanderthals 125,000 years ago

Gutenberg Research Award winner Wil Roebroeks and former GRC fellow Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser show that Neanderthals stored vast amounts of meat and fat or temporarily aggregated in larger groups to consume these ...

01.12.2023
Siegfried Waldvogel is the new Director at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion

Former GRC Director will establish the Department of Electrosynthesis in Mülheim an der Ruhr ...

29.11.2023
Early humans hunted beavers, 400,000 years ago

Gutenberg Research Award winner Wil Roebroeks and former GRC fellow Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser show that early humans had a more varied diet than previously known ...

22.11.2023
GRC member Petra Beli discovers a new stress response pathway for repairing RNA-protein crosslinks caused by toxic aldehydes

New mechanism for the degradation of aldehyde-induced RNA-protein crosslinks ...

08.11.2023
German Research Foundation renews funding for Research Training Group "Gene Regulation in Evolution" at JGU

GenEvo research focuses on the role of gene regulation against the background of evolution and the change of gene regulatory mechanisms over time – GRC members Peter Baumann, Petra Beli and Marion Silies participate ...

05.09.2023
Made in Germany and big in Japan: Pixel Vertex detector installed in Belle II experiment

GRC member Concettina Sfienti involved in design and construction ...

28.08.2023
Producing carboxylic acids employing an environmentally friendly technique

GRC Director Siegfried Waldvogel has developed an innovative method to cleave and oxidize double- and triple-bonds in hydrocarbons ...

25.05.2023
Defect control in soft matter

New Collaborative Research Centre with participation of GRC fellow Andreas Walther and GRC member Friederike Schmid approved ...

25.05.2023
DFG approves second funding period for Collaborative Research Centre "Other Aesthetics"

Archaeologist and GRC fellow Johannes Lipps participates in Collaborative Research Centre at the University of Tübingen ...

22.05.2023
Karl Ziegler Prize for Tanja Weil

GRC member receives one of the most highly endowed German awards in the field of chemistry ...

19.05.2023
The skin as a protective barrier and sensor of the immune system: Supraregional Collaborative Research Centre enters the third round

EUR 12 million in funding for the development of new therapeutic approaches for chronic inflammatory skin diseases – GRC members Stephan Grabbe and Tobias Bopp involved (press release in German) ...

17.05.2023
New DFG Research Unit CORE headed by former GRC fellow Olga Zlatkin Troitschanskaia investigates use of digital media by students

Research group "Critical Online Reasoning in Higher Education (CORE)" explores learning behavior and information landscape of students – former GRC fellows Mita Banerjee and Walter Bisang also involved ...

17.05.2023
Former GRC fellow Donald Dingwell receveives honorary degree by Simon Fraser University

Canadian university honors volcanologist for his research on the physiochemical properties of molten systems, and their influence on magmatic and volcanic processes ...

15.05.2023
"The Book of Esther between Judaism and Christianity"

Former GRC fellow Isaac Kalimi publishes new book ...

08.05.2023
DFG approves new Research Training Group on the biology of R-loops at JGU

Mainz Research Training Group "R-loop Regulation in Robustness and Resilience" (4R) with GRC members Peter Baumann, Petra Beli, and Dorothee Dormann dedicates itself to highly topical field of research ...

02.05.2023
Former GRC fellow Jairo Sinova discovers new Hall effect

Electrons can be transferred without loss – even in recently discovered unconventional magnets that have no magnetic moment (press release in German) ...

24.04.2023
New electron scattering experiment to excite a helium nucleus raises substantial questions about current understanding of nuclear forces

GRC member Concettina Sfienti publishes new results: Theoretical predictions and new experimental data on 4He measured with great accuracy diverge significantly from each other ...

09.04.2023
How wiggly spaghetti guard the genome

GRC fellow Edward Lemke shows how dynamic network of proteins in the pores of the nuclear envelope blocks dangerous invaders ...

09.04.2023
Plate tectonic processes in the Pacific and Atlantic during the Cretaceous period have shaped the Caribbean region to this day

Computer models by GRC fellow Boris Kaus simulate plate tectonic processes since the beginning of the Cretaceous period around 140 million years ago and provide an explanation for the special features of the Caribbean region ...

03.04.2023
Paola Arlotta receives 2023 Gutenberg Research Award

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to bestow its most prestigious research prize on Harvard stem cell biologist ...

30.03.2023
Second ERC Advanced Grant for former GRC Director Matthias Neubert

Novel theoretical predictions to advance the search for new physics at the LHC / Funding worth EUR 2.5 million ...

23.03.2023
Improved ATLAS result weighs in on W boson

GRC fellow Matthias Schott and colleagues show that an improved ATLAS measurement of the W boson mass is in line with the Standard Model of particle physics ...

02.03.2023
Sustainable process for producing vanillin from lignin makes further progress

GRC Director Siegfried Waldvogel successfully uses "green" oxidant to break down kraft lignin ...

05.02.2023
"Video Theories. A Transdisciplinary Reader": Book presentation at transmediale in Berlin

Former GRC fellow Dieter Daniels presents results of his fellowship ...

01.02.2023
Neanderthals hunted elephants: Earliest evidence found of humans killing elephants for food

Analysis of finds from the Neumark-Nord site by GRC fellow Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser provides first indisputable proof of active hunting of elephants by early humans and changes our perception of Neanderthal lifeways / Winner of the Gutenberg Research Award Wil Roebroeks involved ...