News of 2014

Archive
12.12.2014
Neurons listen to glia cells
Go to press release GRC member Jacqueline Trotter and her research collaborators uncover a novel mechanism of altered information processing between neurons  ... 
28.11.2014
Damaris Nübling receives Konrad-Duden-Preis 2014
Go to press release (in German) GRC Deputy Director is awarded for her contributions to German linguistics (press release in German)  ... 
30.10.2014
GRC fellow Ursula Verhoeven-van Elsbergen receives approval for long-term project through the 2015 German Academies' Program to study ancient Egyptian cursive scripts
Inventory of hieratic and cursive hieroglyphic characters will be systematically and digitally recorded for the first time  ... 
30.10.2014
Krishnaraj Rajalingam selected to be a fellow of the Gutenberg Research College
Go to press release Eminent molecular cell biologist will establish a research team at the Research Center for Immunotherapy of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz  ... 
27.10.2014
GRC fellowship to social pedagogue Cornelia Schweppe
Go to press release (in German) Pioneer in the research on transnational social support will further develop the emerging research area “transnational ageing” (press release in German)  ... 
21.10.2014
Gutenberg Research College grants fellowship to Silvia Hansen-Schirra
Go to press release (in German) First GRC fellow from Germersheim will extend empirical translation research at JGU (press release in German)  ... 
02.10.2014
BAROCK VOKAL and VILLA MUSICA become partners in the support of excellent young artists
Go to press release (in German) GRC fellow Claudia Eder initiated the continuing education program BAROCK VOKAL and will continue its successful work in cooperation with one of Germany's biggest classical concert institutions (press release in German)  ... 
28.08.2014
International team of scientists realizes a tunable spin-charge converter made of gallium-arsenide
Go to press release Researchers including GRC fellow Jairo Sinova open up new approach in searching and engineering spintronic materials / Publication in Nature Materials  ... 
15.08.2014
Theologian and historian Isaac Kalimi awarded fellowship by the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study
Go to press release GRC fellow invited to northern Europe's leading research institute  ... 
17.07.2014
Matthias Neubert appointed as new member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz
Go to press release (in German) GRC director has been elected as full member of the academy (press release in German)  ... 
26.06.2014
Guest lecture "The Question of Job" by Peter Machinist, Harvard University
Invitation of GRC fellow Isaac Kalimi to the guest lecture on the biblical book of Job (for download)  ... 
12.06.2014
Active particles may enhance phase separation
Go to press release Model system of GRC fellow Kurt Binder used to illustrate phase transition of a mixture of active and passive particles  ... 
27.05.2014
Ernst Fehr and Michèle Lamont receive Gutenberg Research Award 2014
Go to press release Recognition of outstanding research achievements and invitation to strengthen ties with Mainz University  ... 
27.05.2014
Gutenberg Research College welcomes new fellows and bestows the Gutenberg Research Award 2014
Go to press release Awards given to economist Ernst Fehr and cultural sociologist Michèle Lamont  ... 
15.05.2014
Improved computer simulations enable better calculation of interfacial tension
Go to press release Work group of GRC fellow Kurt Binder identifies novel mechanisms of logarithmic finite-size corrections relevant to the determination of interfacial tension  ... 
08.05.2014
Jairo Sinova and Stuart Parkin are awarded Alexander von Humboldt Professorships
Go to press release Two fellows of the Gutenberg Research College receive Germany's best-endowed research award  ... 
02.05.2014
150,000 Euro for basic research
Go to press release (in German) Dr. Gerhard and Martha Röttger Foundation funds research project of Sven Horke, member of the GRC Executive Committee (press release in German)  ... 
30.04.2014
Mainz Economics Professor Isabel Schnabel to become member of the German Council of Economic Experts
Go to press release University President Georg Krausch congratulates member of the GRC Executive Committee on the appointment to the national expert committee  ... 
09.04.2014
GRC fellow Stuart Parkin is being awarded the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize worth EUR 1 million
Go to press release External Member of the Graduate School of Excellence "Materials Science in Mainz" (MAINZ) receives award for his contributions to interdisciplinary materials research  ... 
03.04.2014
Center for Thrombosis and Hemostasis at the University Medical Center Mainz signs cooperation agreement with the University Hospital Maastricht
Go to press release (in German) GRC fellow Hugo ten Cate as chair holder and expert on thrombosis involved at University Hospital Maastricht / Exchange of researchers, joint research projects, transfer of research results, and exchange of junior researchers envisaged (press release in German)  ... 
02.04.2014
Thomas Metzinger appointed as fellow of the Gutenberg Research College
Go to press release Internationally renowned philosopher plans to further extend links between analytical philosophy and neuroscientific research  ... 
02.04.2014
"Sennacherib at the Gates of Jerusalem"
New publication by GRC fellow Isaac Kalimi investigates history, historiography, and narratives of the third crusade of the Assyrian King Sanherib (705 to 682 B.C.) – web page in German  ... 
04.03.2014
Relativity shakes a magnet
Go to press release Research group of GRC fellow Jairo Sinova demonstrates a new principle for magnetic recording / Publication in Nature Nanotechnology  ... 
24.02.2014
Internationally renowned physicist Jairo Sinova becomes GRC fellow
Go to press release (in German) Plans for a new interdisciplinary center for research on spin phenomena (press release in German)  ... 
21.02.2014
Mainz University pinpoints its top-level research areas
Go to press release GRC Executive Committee involved in further strengthening the research profile of JGU supported by the Rhineland-Palatinate Research Initiative  ... 
28.01.2014
"The threat from the living and the dead. Violence and averting violence in Ancient Egypt"
Public lecture by GRC fellow Ursula Verhoeven-van Elsbergen at "University in the City Hall"  ...