Elisa Deiss-Helbig is a new Research Fellow from the 17th call for applications for fellowships. She has started her fellowship on 1 October and is affiliated with the Department of Politics and Public Administration.
We congratulate Violeta Ivanova Rohling (Postdoctoral Fellow / Physics) who has received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for her project „Deep learning methods with symmetry priors for problems in quantum computing“.
Congratulations to Abena Yalley (Postdoctoral Fellow / Literature & Politics and Public Administration): She has received a grant from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation to implement the project "Body Politics: Gender, Healthcare and Obstetric Violence in Nigeria".
In the Assembly of Members on 4 July, the fellows reelected Noelia Martinez Doallo (Postdoctoral Fellow / Dept. of Law), and elected Svetlana Boycheva Woltering (Research Fellow / Dept. of Biology) as well as Philipp di Dio (Research Fellow / Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics) to serve as new members in the Executive Committee.
We congratulate Gisela Kopp (Research Fellow / Biology) – also member of the Center for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour and the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior at the University of Konstanz - who was elected as the new chair of Die Junge Akademie.
Tobias Sutter is one of our new Research Fellows from the 16th call for applications for fellowships. He has started his fellowship in June and is affiliated with the Department of Computer and Information Science.
On 9 May, the University of Konstanz, as a member of three European University Networks – ERUA, Yerun, EUniWell -, has celebrated Europe Day together with its international partners. Highlight of the event was a live online-session with the Ukrainian president Wolodymyr Selenskyj as very special guest.
Today, Die Junge Akademie’s childrens book “Young Scientists” has been published by Hanser-Verlag. In the publication, biologist Gisela Kopp - member of the Zukunftskolleg, Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour (CASCB) and Max-Planck-Institute (MPI) at the University of Konstanz - reveals how she researches animals even without meeting them in person.
In the latest Constructive Advanced Thinking (CAT) call - deadline for applications was 15 October 2022 -, 12 applications were submitted, out of which the following four innovative, young ideas have now been selected:
We congratulate María Cruz Berrocal (Associated Fellow / History and Sociology) who has accepted a permanent research position at the Incipit (Instituto de Ciencias del Patrimonio) of the CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Research Fellow Gisela Kopp (Dept. of Biology / Affiliate member of the CASCB), has received a guest professorship in the Department of Anthropology at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.
For the third time, the Hector Fellow Academy has presented the Hector Research Career Development (RCD) Award. At the end of January, the jury of experts selected three young scientists whose research careers the Hector Fellow Academy now supports. Among them is Research Fellow Anna Stöckl from the Department of Biology.
We congratulate Valeria Vegh Weis (Research Fellow / Law) who was accepted as a member of the working group "Human Rights and International Relations" coordinated by Prof. Dr. Achilles Skordas from the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law.
We look forward to a new year full of exciting opportunities for our Zukunftskolleg community. As a start: For 2023 we have selected our first ZUKOnnect and Herz Alumni Ambassadors. Congratulations Mahsa, Josiah and Priyanshu!