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October 2022 – Newsletter "Research in Germany"

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What’s more? Successful research with an excellent research structure in Germany: this year, the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine goes to Svante Pääbo, the director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. He is honoured for his pioneering work in the field of palaeogenetics. Moreover, the ZEIT GERMANY Study & Research magazine 2022 is out and absolutely worth a look if you are searching for an overall guide to researching and living in Germany. And for those more interested in practical research insights into labs and institutions, we have a hashtag on offer that will take you on a tour through the German green energy sector. Come along!

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Science news

Nobel Prize 2022 for Svante Pääbo

Successful research with an excellent research structure in Germany: This year, the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine goes to Svante Pääbo, the director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. He is honoured for his pioneering work in the field of palaeogenetics, of which he is considered the founder. One of his most important scientific successes was the decoding of the Neanderthal genome.
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Research careers

ZEIT GERMANY 2022 – Study & Research magazine published

Take a look at the latest guide to studying, researching, working and living in the country where the spirit of Humboldt can still be found: ZEIT GERMANY is the annual magazine for international students and young scientists around the globe who want to study or research in Germany. Enjoy reading it online or get a print copy, which is available internationally via the network of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) or the Goethe-Institut, among others.
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Science news

Follow the #GermanRDTour on Twitter…

…to gain exclusive insights into the German green energy sector. From 7 to 11 November, EnergInno Brazil is traveling with its Brazilian experts in biogas and green hydrogen to visit institutions, labs and companies. You will discover the latest!
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Stats & numbers

Universityguru.com: all university rankings in one place

Not sure yet which German university is the right one for you? Maybe this database can help you find your perfect match: www.universityguru.com presents the results of all major university rankings summarised by country and university. Discover how many German universities are among the global leaders in their field!
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Making research visible: Latest Thinking research videos

More and more researchers are successfully presenting their research to a wider audience through video publications. Discover our video series where international researchers currently working in Germany share both their scientific findings and their personal thoughts on life in the country.
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Current calls

Doctoral scholarships from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

The next application deadline is 31 October 2022.

Max Planck Schools

Applications can be submitted until mid-December. Please find the specific application deadline of each school on their respective websites.

International PhD Program at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

The next closing date for applications is 15 December 2022.

International Climate Protection Fellowship

Applications for a research stay at a host institution in Germany can be submitted until 1 February 2023.

Emmy Noether Programme

Applications can be submitted at any time.

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Upcoming events

"Research in Germany" at the Idealist Grad School Fair New York

24 October 2022, New York, USA

"Research in Germany" information session: Insights into German research

6 November 2022, online

"Research in Germany" at Neuroscience 2022

12–16 November 2022, San Diego, USA

"Research in Germany" at the Materials Research Society's Fall Meeting

27 November–2 December 2022, Boston, USA

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