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PIER TALK: Ralph Eichler

Ralph Eichler born in Guildford (England) is a Swiss physicist. He is the former president of the ETH Zurich from 2007 until 2014.

Ralph Eichler speaks about the "Contribution of Universities and Research Institutions to the Innovation of a Country" The innovation potential of a country depends among others on the performance of the education system. The direct impact comes through excellent educated students who later take key positions in society and business. Universities should not only educate ...

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First mentoring programme for women in natural sciences

Left to right: Marie Lutz (CUI) and Sylvie Faverot-Spengler (DESY) will be supported during the pilot phase by Friederike Eickhoff from the Expertinnen-Beratungsnetz/Mentoring of Universität Hamburg. Photograph: Marta Mayer, DESY

The course of an academic career is set early. On 14 April 2015 a new mentoring programme especially for women has started on Campus Bahrenfeld. The aim is to reach women in natural sciences who see their career prospects in this field – so to hold female scientists within science. „Mentoring for Women in Natural Sciences” is the name of the joint programme of the ...

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Travel report on participation in HERCULES in France

The participants of HERCULES in France. Photo: Private

Thanks to a PIER travel grant, Maria Scholz participated in a research course in France. Here is her report: Thanks to the support of PIER I participated in a relatively popular research course in the field of synchrotron radiation and neutron source experiments named HERCULES (Higher European Research Course for Users of Large Experimental Systems) from March 1st till ...

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PIER Helmholtz Graduate School

Travel grants, language and soft skill courses, career training, helpdesk and more services for PhD Students of Universität Hamburg and DESY.

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Research



PIER concentrates on four pioneering research fields and two areas of expertise that form interdisciplinary networks between the research fields.

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Network



Beside Universität Hamburg and DESY, PIER cooperates with various research organisations on Bahrenfeld Campus and beyond.

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