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Administration - 20.04.2018
Provenance Research: New Media Station and Online Portal with Recent Research Findings on Rudolf Mosse Collection
Joint Press Invitation by Freie Universität Berlin and Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz: May 2, 2018, Alte Nationalgalerie No 072/2018 from Apr 20, 2018 The Mosse Art Research Initiative (MARI) was launched one year ago. The aim of MARI is to reconstruct the extensive art collection of the German Jewish publisher Rudolf Mosse (1843-1920) and to investigate where the works that were taken by the National Socialists are currently located.

Life Sciences - Administration - 26.01.2018
Regeneration starts with a wound: Researchers demonstrate with flatworms and zebrafish that any injury can initiate regeneration of whole tissues
Regeneration starts with a wound: Researchers demonstrate with flatworms and zebrafish that any injury can initiate regeneration of whole tissues
Some animals are naturally capable of something that remains merely an aspiration for humans - restoring lost body parts. In order to understand the mechanisms behind regenerative programs, researchers are studying such animals and have observed two types of healing processes. Some wounds, for example a scratch in the skin, resolve by wound healing.

Administration - Law - 15.01.2018
New quality certification for cloud service providers
New quality certification for cloud service providers
Research news The volume of digital data produced and stored by companies is growing. Cloud technology offers a convenient solution: IT service providers offer storage space or software which enables data to be saved remotely. But how can companies be sure that their data is protected against unauthorized access or deletion? Researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have studied this issue and developed a model which allows service providers to be checked and certified reliably.

Administration - 12.07.2017
Freie Universität Berlin Successful in Nominating Two Threatened Researchers for Fellowships
Support from Philipp Schwartz Initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation ‘ 195/2017 from Jul 12, 2017 Freie Universität was successful in its application for fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for two researchers who are politically at risk in their home countries.

Physics - Administration - 07.03.2017
Selim Jochim Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Selim Jochim Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Heidelberg researcher Selim Jochim has received a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant for excellent young researchers from the European Research Council (ERC). The funds will be used to support a research project in the field of quantum physics. The project's aim is to assemble many-body systems from familiar components and thus simulate the properties of complex quantum systems.

Chemistry - Administration - 12.05.2016
Hay fever's hidden supporting substances
Hay fever’s hidden supporting substances
Research news Up to now, research into pollen allergies has largely focused on allergens - those components of pollen that trigger hypersensitivity reactions. When it comes into with the nasal mucous membrane, however, pollen releases a host of other substances in addition to allergens. In a pilot study, a team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München investigated for the first time the effects of these substances on allergy sufferers.

Life Sciences - Administration - 26.02.2016
Highly Endowed Grant from European Research Council for Heidelberg Biologist
Highly Endowed Grant from European Research Council for Heidelberg Biologist
Heidelberg biologist Dr. Sylvia Erhardt is receiving a highly endowed grant from the European Research Council (ERC), an ERC Consolidator Grant for excellent young researchers.

Administration - Health - 19.01.2016
Almost ¤2 million in funding for Münster virologist
Dr. Mario Schelhaas from Münster University has seen off the competition to receive a grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The grant, worth up to two million euros, is particularly prestigious. Mario Schelhaas is a virologist and biochemist at the Institute of Molecular Virology and the Institute of Medical Biochemistry.

Economics / Business - Administration - 11.12.2015
Organized Creativity and Tradition and Innovation in Texts of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period
German Research Foundation Approved Funding for Establishment of Two New Research Groups at Freie Universität Berlin The German Research Foundation (DFG) approved funding for 15 new Research Units nationwide, and two of them will be at Freie Universität Berlin.

Administration - Chemistry - 10.12.2015
Funding for Successful Collaborative Research Center at Freie Universität Berlin Extended Again
German Research Foundation Grants CRC 765 "Multivalency as Chemical Organization and Action Principle: New Architectures, Functions and Applications" Additional Funding through 2019 / New Partner: Robert Koch Institute The German Research Foundation (DFG) has extended the funding for a Collaborative Research Center (CRC) based at Freie Universität Berlin, "Multivalency as Chemical Organization and Action Principle: New Architectures, Functions and Applications.

Social Sciences - Administration - 23.07.2015
Dr. Patricia Kanngießer Receives Freigeist Fellowship from the Volkswagen Foundation
Five-year Funding for Research on Social Norms Psychologist Dr. Patricia Kanngießer has been granted funding amounting to 561,500 euros from the Volkswagen Foundation for her research on social norms. An international panel of experts chose her project, "Navigating the social world - A cross-cultural and developmental perspective on social norms," in which she examines the influence of the cultural environment on social norms.

Physics - Administration - 08.07.2015
Millions in Funding for Particle Physics in Heidelberg
Particle physicists at Heidelberg University have been awarded funding for their research at the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva. Over the next three years, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will provide more than nine million euros for work on the ATLAS, ALICE, and LHCb experiments at the LHC.

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