W2-Professorship for Tanja Rinker

We congratulate Tanja Rinker (Associated Fellow / Dept. of Linguistics) who has accepted a W2-Professorship for “German as a Foreign Language / Didactics of German as a Second Language” at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany.

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Three EC Members reelected

The Assembly of Members reelected Carolin Antos Kuby (Dept. of Philosophy), Udith Dematagoda (Dept. of Literature), and Oleksandra Kukharenko (Dept. of Chemistry) to serve as members in the Executive Committee.

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From head to toe

The human body continues to develop throughout its lifetime. This process can be simulated in a fun way at the Zukunftskolleg.

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New Position for Nina Schneider

Nina Schneider (Alumna /Dept. of History and Sociology) has accepted a position at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research in Duisburg. There she works on the project “Child Labour Opponents in Global Perspective, 1888-1940”.

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Thomas Böttcher combats infectious bacteria

Chemists Thomas Böttcher and Michaela Prothiwa inhibit the biosynthesis of a bacterial signal and, as a result, block the infectious properties of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the most common germ found in health care facilities.

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Zukunftskolleg Goes Europe: Six Successfull Years with Marie Curie

After six years, the Marie Curie COFUND Zukunftskolleg Incoming Fellowship Programme (henceforth ZIF-MC), funded by the EU with € 6.24 million, has ended. At the launch of the programme in 2012, the aim of the Zukunftskolleg and its ZIF-MC Programme was to be established as a permanently leading centre for the training and promotion of top-level early career researchers in Europe. As the various indicators show, the Zukunftskolleg succeeded in its ambitious goal.

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First Two Research Visits Awarded

Jolle Jolles (Postdoctoral Fellow/Dept. of Biology) and Yonatan Gez (Martin Buber Society/Dept. of History and Sociology) are the first winners of a research visit at the Zukunftskolleg.

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Lecturer Position for Leila Whitley

Leila Whitley (Postdoctoral Fellow/Dept. of Literature) has accepted a position as Lecturer in Critical Gender Studies at the University of California, San Diego, starting in winter term 2018/19.

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