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10.12.2019
GRC fellow Matthias Schott receives ERC Consolidator Grant for innovative approach to search for axions

Data from CERN's Large Hadron Collider could help track down the long-sought axion ...

04.12.2019
Research Project SUCCESS investigates different ways of integrating refugees in higher education in 66 countries

Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, former GRC fellow, heads new research project on "Success and Opportunities for Refugees in Higher Education" (press release in German) ...

04.12.2019
GRC FACES OF EXCELLENCE: Peter Kiefer and the world of sounds

Video on Youtube about GRC fellow Peter Kiefer ...

29.11.2019
New opportunities for immunotherapy against cancer

GRC member Wolfram Ruf finds a new targeting factor to promote antitumor immunity (press release in German) ...

31.10.2019
GRC Director Siegfried Waldvogel receives Manuel M. Baizer Award

International recognition for electrochemical research at Mainz University as the basis for sustainable technical innovations ...

25.10.2019
Physicists make one step toward using insulating antiferromagnetic materials in future computers

Group of GRC member Jairo Sinova observes reading and writing of digital information with antiferromagnetic materials ...

15.10.2019
Siegfried Waldvogel elected as new director of the Gutenberg Research College

JGU's expert body for the promotion of cutting-edge research has elected the chemist Siegfried Waldvogel as director and the American literature and culture scholar Mita Banerjee as deputy director (press release in German) ...

15.10.2019
Opening of the exhibition "Aysut's Fourteen" at Schule des Sehens

Former GRC fellow Ursula Verhoeven-van Elsbergen presents results of 14 archaeological field campaigns in an Egyptian burial mound (web page in German) ...

14.10.2019
From Haft Tappeh to the world wide web

GRC members Doris Prechel and Frank Maas are digitizing 3,500-year old cuneiform texts ...

27.09.2019-16.02.2020
"Deadlines" at Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken

Exhibition by GRC fellow Parastou Forouhar (invitation for download, in German) ...

25.09.2019
Opening of "Exile"

GRC fellow Parastou Forouhar exhibits at hinterland galerie, Vienna ...

04.09.2019
Cothenius Medal for Klaus Müllen

Leopoldina honours GRC fellow for his scientific lifework (web page in German) ...

19.-25.08.2019
GUSAC – Gutenberg Sound Art Academy 2019

International sound art summer school in Mainz by GRC fellow Peter Kiefer, with Bernhard Leitner (Vienna) and Miya Masaoka (New York) ...

24.07.2019
GRC fellow Peter Baumann elected as new EMBO member

Mainz molecular biologist joins European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) ...

02.07.2019
Karl Ziegler Prize 2019 for Klaus Müllen

GRC fellow recieves highly distinguished award in the field of chemistry (web page in German) ...

26.06.2019
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz enhances its research profile

Research Initiative of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate will fund leading-edge research areas to ensure national and international competitiveness – GRC executive committee advised university management board on the selection ...

25.06.2019
Research into the sustainable use of lignin as a basis for chemicals receives further funding

GRC member Siegfried Waldvogel coordinates an EU project with an industrial consortium to convert waste materials into sustainable chemicals (press release in German) ...

21.05.2019
GRC member Jairo Sinova publishes new findings on the locomotion of spins

Spins in polymers do not only move with electrons, but above all via vibrations of the polymer chains (press release in German) ...

21.06.2019
Dental microwear provides clues to dietary habits of lepidosauria

GRC member Thomas Tütken discovers that microscopic images enable differentiation between carnivores and herbivores / Possibly an important step towards the discovery of the first herbivorous terrestrial vertebrates ...

05.-28.06.2019
Exhibition "Bringing the Past to Light"

Interdisciplinary exhibition by GRC members Frank Maas (nuclear physics) and Doris Prechel (cuneiform science) at the Helmholtz-Institut Mainz. Vernissage on June 4, 2019, at 6 pm (flyer for download) ...

27.05.2019
The effects of the Internet on learning in higher education

Interdisciplinary research project headed by GRC fellow Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia receives support from the Rhine-Main Universities Initiative Funding for Research ...

21.05.2019
Four new members in the Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz

GRC fellow Peter Kiefer becomes a full member of the Class of Literature and Music (web page in German) ...

07.05.2019
Driving chemical reactions with light

Chemical nature of surface molecules influences plasmon responses of metal nanoparticles – publication by former GRC fellow Carsten Sönnichsen ...

06.05.2019
Mainz University welcomes leading researchers and bestows the 2019 Gutenberg Research Award

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Annual celebration of the Gutenberg Research College / Public lectures by Corine Defrance in Mainz ...

01.04.2019
2019 Gutenberg Research Award for Corine Defrance

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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz honors outstanding French historian ...

27.03.2019
GRC-Class for Fine Arts established

At the Mainz Academy of Fine Arts, GRC fellow Parastou Forouhar will launch a new class in the 2019 summer term (web page in German) ...

06.03.2019
Old age care crisis in Germany: Are migrant care workers a suitable solution for state and families?

Completion of a three-year research Project by GRC fellow Cornelia Schweppe comparing long-term care of the elderly in Germany and the Netherlands / International conference on the long-term care crisis ...

06.03.2019
GRC fellow Victor Flambaum analyzes the rotational dynamics of galaxies and the influence of the mass of the photon

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Could the effect of photon mass on the gaseous components in galaxies be as strong as that of dark matter? ...

20.02.2019
Highest endowed German research award brings world-class biologist to Mainz University

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Article on GRC fellow Peter Baumann in the JGU MAGAZINE ...

25.01.2019
"We need to get out of our comfort zone"

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Article on former GRC fellow Jairo Sinova in the JGU MAGAZINE ...

24.01.2019
Understanding the Hebrew Bible – from the great narratives to literary-stylistic metatheses

Three new books by GRC fellow Isaac Kalimi are devoted to representations and interpretations of the Hebrew Bible (press release in German) ...

11.01.2019
Plant phytolith and water content influence rate of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates

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Research project by GRC member Thomas Tütken makes it possible to reconstruct the feeding behavior and habitats of extinct vertebrates ...