News of 2016

Archive
15.12.2016
Measurement of W boson confirms standard model of particle physics
Go to press release (in German)

GRC fellow Matthias Schott and other scientists of the ATLAS Experiment succeed with the most accurate single measurement of the mass of the W boson (press release in German)  ... 

23.11.2016
German Research Foundation extends funding for basic research in the neurosciences at JGU

Collaborative Research Center 1080 on "Molecular and cellular mechanisms of neuronal homeostasis" to be financed for a further four years – GRC fellow Amparo Acker-Palmer will be future coordinator  ... 

21.11.2016
Eva Ellen Wagner appointed as new Representative for the GRC Network
The GRC Executive Committee elected Eva Ellen Wagner as new Representative for the GRC Network. Wagner will coordinate and supervise its activities  ... 
18.11.2016
"Translate for Justice" has received the Hermann Kesten Incentive Award by the German PEN Center
Go to press release (in German) Platform for voluntary translators from all over the world was founded by GRC member Dilek Dizdar and her colleague Başak Ergil from Istanbul (press release in German)  ... 
09.11.2016
Physicists at Mainz University construct prototype for new component of the ATLAS detector
Go to press release GRC fellow Matthias Schott and his working group constructed a prototype detector for the Small Wheel of the ATLAS muon spectrometer / Results of initial tests on the ATLAS detector are highly promising  ... 
25.10.2016
Thomas Hieke elected as new director of the Gutenberg Research College
Go to press release (in German) Expert panel of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has started fourth term of office with new members / Susann Schweiger will be Deputy Director (press release in German)  ... 
07.10.2016
GRC member Franz Rothlauf appointed as chief information officer of JGU
Go to press release (in German) CIO will be coordinating the use of information and communication technology systems at JGU (press release in German)  ... 
01.09.2016
Klaus Müllen receives Hermann Staudinger Award 2016
Go to press release German Chemical Society honors GRC fellow for his research on the synthesis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and 2D macromolecules for electronic components (press release of the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research)  ... 
21.07.2016
Former GRC fellow Detlef Schuppan appointed as a consultant of the Shanghai Institute of Liver Diseases
Go to press release (in German) New perspectives for international liver cancer research at the University Medical Center Mainz (press release in German)  ... 
21.07.2016
Demonstration of room-temperature spin-orbit torque in NiMnSb
Go to press release GRC fellow Jairo Sinova has analyzed Heusler alloy NiMnSb that could prove valuable as a new material for digital information processing and storage  ... 
15.07.2016
Stefan Müller-Stach elected as Vice President for Research of Johannes Gutenberg University
Go to press release (in German) Member of the GRC Executive Committee will succeed Wolfgang Hofmeister in April 2017 (press release in German)  ... 
13.07.2016
Walter Bisang elected as member of Academia Europaea
Linguist and former GRC fellows becomes member of the class of humanities (press release in German)  ... 
15.06.2016
German Research Foundation approves international research project on the transnationalization of long-term care
GRC fellow Cornelia Schweppe will compare care arrangements for elderly people in Germany and the Netherlands  ... 
14.06.2016
Victor Flambaum becomes new GRC Fellow at Mainz University
Theoretical physicist from the University of New South Wales will strengthen the field of nuclear and particle physics in Mainz  ... 
01.06.2016
Philipp Schwartz Initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation supports threatened foreign researchers
GRC member Dilek Dizdar and JGU host Philipp Schwartz fellow at Germersheim (press release in German)  ... 
27.05.2016
Mainz University Medical Center successful with proposals for Collaborative Research Centers on resilience and multiple sclerosis
Contributions by GRC fellows Jonathan Kipnis, Krishnaraj Rajalingam and Jochen Roeper (press release in German)  ... 
03.05.2016
Gutenberg Research Award 2016 goes to cell death researcher Vishva Dixit
Go to press release Laureate Vishva Dixit is considered a pioneer in fundamental biomedical research  ... 
03.05.2016
GRC welcomes Klaus Müllen as a new fellow and presents the Gutenberg Research Award 2016 to Vishva Dixit
Go to press release Gutenberg Research College focuses on the promotion of individual excellence  ... 
13.04.2016
Inauguration of the Center for Translation & Cognition (TRA&CO) at Germersheim
Go to press release (in German) GRC fellow Silvia Hansen-Schirra has established one of the world's first neuro labs for translational research at JGU (press release in German)  ... 
05.04.2016
Measuring optoelectronic properties: graphene nanoribbons proved to be ideal for photodetectors and telecommunications devices
A team of international scientists with GRC fellow Klaus Müllen have demonstrated the capability of graphene nanoribbons to absorb and emit light  ... 
23.03.2016
Hippo signalling pathway maintains quiescence in Drosophila neural stem cells
Go to press release (in German) GRC member Christian Berger and his working group found out how quiescence is maintained in neuronal stem cells of drosophila (press release in German)  ... 
23.03.2016
Scientists around former GRC fellow Detlef Schuppan explore causes of wheat sensitivity
DFG funded cooperation project of the universities of Mainz and Hohenheim searches for more compatible wheat varieties (press release in German)  ... 
14.03.2016
Jochen Roeper elected as speaker of the Rhine-Main Neuroscience Network
Since January 2016 GRC fellow Jochen Roeper is new speaker of the neuroscientific research network rmn²  ... 
04.03.2016
First code of conduct for the use of virtual reality established
GRC fellow Thomas Metzinger summarizes problems and offers recommendations for the future of VR  ... 
02.03.2016
CeBIT 2016: JGU presents projects about eyetracking in applied linguistics and translation studies
Go to press release (in German) GRC fellow Siliva Hansen-Schirra and her team present three projects at the Rhineland-Palatinate Pavilion for Research and Technology (press release in German)  ... 
02.03.2016
Victor Flambaum becomes GRC fellow
Go to web page Renowned theoretical physicist to establish research group at the Helmholtz-Institute Mainz HIM (web page of the HIM)  ... 
17.02.2016
Stealth effect of nanocarriers for drug delivery vehicles conferred more efficiently
Go to press release GRC member Katharina Landfester and colleagues at the MPI for Polymer Research (MPI-P) and the University Medical Center Mainz decipher stealth effect of nanocarriers evading clearance by the immune System  ... 
27.01.2016
Klaus Müllen becomes new fellow of the Gutenberg Research College
In recognition of his scientific achievements, Klaus Müllen, emeritus director at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, has been appointed as a GRC Fellow  ... 
12.01.2016
Katharina Landfester elected as member of the Board of the German Chemical Society
Member of GRC executive committee will be on the Board of Directors of the GDCh for the next four years  ...