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21.-23.01.2021
Conference "Sacred Architecture, Rite and Music between Byzantium and the West (6th-15th Ct.)"

Interdisciplinary online conference by GRC fellow Klaus Pietschmann in cooperation with Leibniz ScienceCampus – Byzantium between Orient and Occident (flyer for download) ...

23.12.2020
GRC fellow Andreas Walther receives ERC Consolidator Grant for the development of intelligent materials

EU funding for research into materials with both artificial and lifelike properties ...

10.12.2020
Faster and more efficient information transfer

Team of scientists with GRC member Jairo Sinova uses antiferromagnetic rust to carry information over long distances ...

10.12.2020
"Mainz becomes European jazz hub"

Article in the "neue musikzeitung" about the Jazz Campus Mainz and GRC fellow Sebastian Sternal (in German) ...

09.12.2020
Collaborative Research Center "Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms in Neural Homeostasis" is extended

Former GRC fellow Amparo Acker-Palmer acts as spokesperson for coordinated program of institutions in Frankfurt am Main, Mainz and Jerusalem ...

09.12.2020
DFG approves further funding for completion of the "Critical Friedrich Schlegel Edition" under the direction of former GRC fellow Ulrich Breuer

Private and professional correspondence of Friedrich and Dorothea von Schlegel gives insight into different periods of the couple's life in the pan-European context (press release in German) ...

28.-29.11.2020
Round Table "Knock, Tap, Rap"

Call for Papers for round table by GRC fellow Peter Kiefer, deadline October 19 ...

24.11.2020
Corona crisis: people in old age miss contacts and are more often depressed

New study from former GRC fellow Cornelia Schweppe shows that the elderly are not only in need of protection, but also provide important support in families (press release in German) ...

18.11.2020
Livestream of the Mainz School of Music with Sternal, Gelhausen and Whigham

Pianist and GRC fellow Sebastian Sternal, trombonist Jiggs Whigham and singer Alexander Gelhausen open jazz series of the Mainz School of Music and present the new "Jazz Campus Mainz" (web page in German) ...

09.11.2020
Lignin instead of vanadium

GRC director Siegfried Waldvogel works on sustainable alternatives to metal materials in large power storage systems ...

09.11.2020
Antiferromagnets are suitable for dissipationless nanoelectronics, contrary to current theories

Team of scientists with GRC member Jairo Sinova discovers the Hall effect in an antiferromagnet, which – according to current theories – is impossible ...

21.09.2020
Critical edition of the sources for the most important document of Roman Catholic anti-modernism released

GRC fellow Claus Arnold has opened up the encyclical Pascendi Dominici gregis for further research ...

09.09.2020
Paving the way for environmentally friendly electrochemistry

Carl Zeiss Foundation grants some EUR 2 million in funding to the ECHELON project led by GRC director Siegfried Waldvogel ...

25.08.2020
Mineral dust ingested with food leaves characteristic wear on herbivore teeth

Research results presented by GRC member Thomas Tütken allow for more accurate conclusions on the nutrition and habitats of extinct herbivores ...

24.08.2020
Large molecules need more help to travel through a nuclear pore into the cell nucleus

By using model systems based on virus capsids GRC fellow Edward Lemke shows how large biomolecules are able to penetrate a cell nucleus / The larger the molecule, the more nuclear localization signals are needed ...

24.08.2020
Storing information in antiferromagnetic materials

GRC member Jairo Sinova was able to show that information can be stored in antiferromagnetic materials and to measure the efficiency of the writing operation ...

22.07.2020
New 'super light source' should allow fascinating insights into atoms

International team of scientists with GRC fellow Victor Flambaum proposes plans for high-intensity gamma radiation source at CERN ...

21.07.2020
New survey by former GRC fellow Cornelia Schweppe uncovers further aggravation of home care for older persons during the COVID-19 pandemic

The care situation of older persons who receive care at home has deteriorated significantly during the COVID-19 crisis ...

26.06.2020
Belle II: World record in the accelerator ring

SuperKEKB accelerator ring achieved the highest luminosity ever measured – GRC member Concettina Sfienti part of the international team of researchers ...

25.06.2020
So far unknown causes for thyroid cancer discovered

Research team under directions of former GRC fellow Krishnaraj Rajalingam identifies several proteins as possible targets for drugs (press release in German) ...

15.06.2020
Face masks considerably contribute to reducing the spread of coronavirus infections

Former GRC fellow Klaus Wälde compares the growth of infection rates in Jena with those of similar cities where wearing of face masks was not made compulsory until later ...

04.06.2020
German Research Foundation promotes outstanding research by GRC member Jairo Sinova by approving a new collaborative research center in materials sciences

DFG sponsors CRC/Transregio 288 on Elastic Tuning and Response of Electronic Quantum Phases of Matter ...

03.06.2020
GRC director Siegfried Waldvogel develops a sustainable method for extracting vanillin from wood processing waste

Electrolytic depolymerization of lignin in caustic soda could replace the existing environmentally harmful process for producing the most widely used flavoring and aroma agent in the world ...

14.04.2020
Students often do not question online information

CORA study by former GRC fellow Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia examines students' ability to critically assess information from the Internet and from social media ...

09.04.2020
ERC Advanced Grant for Edward Lemke

GRC fellow receives prestigious EU research funding for work on membraneless organelles that construct synthetic proteins in cells ...

09.04.2020
Belle II yields first results in search of the Z' boson

GRC member Concettina Sfienti and colleagues present initial results of the Belle II experiment and their work dealing with a new particle in the context of Dark Matter ...

08.04.2020
Polymer Physics Prize to Kurt Binder

Former GRC fellow honored by American Physical Society for outstanding contributions to statistical physics of polymers and for demonstrating the role of polymers as key systems to study central concepts of modern condensed matter physics (web page in German) ...

12.-13.03.2020
"Retirement migration to the global South: Current insights and future perspectives"

International symposium organized by former GRC fellow Cornelia Schweppe ...

12.03.2020
Brief entrance test can predict academic success within the first year of study in Economics

Chances of study success in Economics could be determined at the beginning of studies / Results of the WiWiSET project by former GRC fellow Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia ...

19.02.2020
Zinc isotopes in dental enamel: GRC member Thomas Tütken tests new method for reconstructing the diet of fossil vertebrates

Ratio of zinc-66 to zinc-64 isotopes sheds light on the nutrition of prehistoric mammals ...

11.02.2020
The necropolis of Asyut as an important element of Egypt's cultural memory

German-Egyptian research project by former GRC fellow Ursula Verhoeven-van Elsbergen has reestablished Asyut's importance in the history of Egypt over the past 16 years ...

05.02.2020
Fruit flies respond to rapid changes in the visual environment thanks to luminance-sensitive lamina neurons

GRC fellow Marion Silies has discovered a mechanism employed by the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster that broadens our understanding of visual perception ...

26.01.2020
ESy-Labs wins CHEManager Innovation Pitch 2019

Expert jury honors startup co-founded by GRC director Siegfried Waldvogel (web page in German) ...

02.01.2020
Canada's highest civilian honor for Donald Dingwell

GRC fellow becomes Officer of the Order of Canada for his contributions to the study of volcanology, and for his leadership in promoting science and research in the formation of international public policy ...