The Helmholtz Juniors of 2015 at the Alfred-Wegener-Institut

Helmholtz Juniors Annual Meeting 2015 in Bremerhaven

This year’s annual meeting of the Helmholtz Juniors took place at the Alfred-Wegener-Institut (AWI) from the 14th to the 16th of January. New Helmholtz Juniors were introduced. We re-formed our working groups, elected new speakers and had interesting discussions and a nice time. On Wednesday ... [Read more]
BESSY VSR-Videos

How to visualize an electron storage ring

Dance your RIS*: The electron storage ring BESSY II at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin produces synchrotron radiation, that scientists use to answer all kinds of scientific questions. Now BESSY gets an update and will turn into BESSY VSR. A very nicely done video explains what will change. For ... [Read more]
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Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015: Bring it on!

The New Year 2015 is already a couple of days old. Let’s have a look back on the work of Helmholtz-Juniors (HeJu) in 2014 and take a look ahead to what’s to expect for 2015. Yuan (see authors) compiled our current HeJu-Newsletter2014 which gives you an overview about the work of 2014 and ... [Read more]
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Videopodcast: Paper of the Month August 2014

Every month the HZI bestowes the Paper of the Month award for an outstanding publication to a postdoc or phd student at the Centre. In August 2014 Christian Mayer from the research Group Infection Immunology received the award for his publication “Artificial immune cells against intracellular ... [Read more]
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Videopodcast Paper of the Month July 2014

Every month the HZI bestowes the Paper of the Month award for an outstanding publication to a postdoc or phd student at the Centre. In July 2014 Kendra Bussey from the junior research group Viral Immune Modulation received the award for her publication “The gammaherpesviruses KSHV and MHV68 ... [Read more]
Piled Higher and Deeper

Life after PhD

When using internet search engines on the phrase “Life after PhD” you find (besides the oh so well-known and loved PhD comics by Jorge Cham) many blogs and personal webpages all dealing with life after PhD – but mostly focusing on the world outside of academia. You find pages like “From ... [Read more]