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Funding for OWL–Alberta virtual university cooperation

Published on 15. September 2020
Next step in the strategic partnership with Canada

Due to the pandemic, digital teaching at German universities has developed rapidly in recent months. Bielefeld University can now make particular use of this upswing for its partnership with higher education institutions in the Canadian region of Alberta, thereby pushing ahead withinternational virtual academic cooperation. The ‘We CAN Virtu-OWL’ project between Eastern Westphalian universities and partner universities in the Alberta region (Canada), which has been approved by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and is led by Bielefeld University, is being funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with 210,000 euros.
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Two top European grants for young researchers at Bielefeld University

Published on 3. September 2020

ERC Starting Grants for Professor Dr Martina Hofmanová and Dr Toni Goßmann

After being awarded the ERC Starting Grant, they now belong to Europe's best young scientists: the mathematician Prof Dr Martina Hofmanová and the biologist Dr Toni Goßmann. Photo: Bielefeld University/S. Jonek
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded ERC Starting Grants to two researchers from Bielefeld University. They will each receive 1.5 million euros for top-level research in their disciplines. In her project, Professor Dr Martina Hofmanová from the Faculty of Mathematics is investigating fluid flows and studying how they are influenced by randomness. Dr Toni Goßmann from the Faculty of Biology is working on epigenetic programming—that is, he is investigating flexible changes in the genomes that control, for example, which genes are activated in body cells. As recipients of this research funding, Hofmanová and Goßmann now belong to Europe's best young scientists. [Weiterlesen]
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