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Professor Axel Ullrich honored with Israeli Wolf Prize

Professor Axel Ullrich is the winner of the Wolf Prize in Medicine 2010, which is endowed with 100000 dollar. Ullrich, director of the Department Molecular Biology at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried near Munich, receives the...

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Private Support Organisation at Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven

The Institute established the organisation "Friends of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research" in 2009. All those interested can obtain information and support research financially and morally in the future.

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New Interdisciplinary and Multinational Programme on Application Software towards Exascale Computing for Global Scale Issues

The Heads of the Research Councils of the G8 states (G8-HORCs) have established a multilateral funding programme to create a new framework for conducting international research. The initiative aims at supporting excellent research on topics of global...

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German Research Vessel Polarstern in New Zealand for the first time

On 26 January 2010 the research vessel Polarstern docked in Wellington, New Zealand for the first time. This marked the end of the two-month leg of an expedition with a marine geological focus that started in Punta Arenas, Chile. Representatives of...

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Max Planck Society steps up cooperation with India

The new Max Planck Center will broaden the scale of cooperation with India in the field of computer sciences. "The goal is to create a center of excellence which not only engages in top-level research but also opens up career opportunities for young...

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Joint Call of New INDIGO’s Networking Pilot Programme

The FP7 funded ERA-Net “Initiative for the Development and Integration of Indian and European Research” (New INDIGO) aims at strengthening the multilateral S&T cooperation between Europe and India as well as at harmonising the existing bilateral...

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Annette Schavan, Federal Minister of Education and Research, names top five clusters

Federal Minister of Education and Research Annette Schavan today announced the winners in the second round of the Excellence Cluster Competition. The five winners will receive funds totaling €200 million over a five-year period from the Federal...

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ERA-Chemistry announces 2010 “Open Initiative”

ERA-Chemistry is pleased to announce the 2010 “Open Initiative” to fund transnational collaborative projects in the broad field of curiosity-driven chemical research.

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German universities and research institutions at the 14th European Career Fair

More than 30 German universities, research institutions and funding agencies will come together as a “German Cluster” to introduce themselves and their activities at the upcoming European Career Fair in Boston. The European Career Fair, one of the...

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