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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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Running @ the speed of thought

Getting ready for this year's B2RUN challenge at Volkspark Altona: The PIER running team. Photograph: Private

On 2 July 2015, the PIER running team of 20 young scientists from DESY and Universität Hamburg participated for the third time in the company running event "B2RUN". 6,500 runners from approximately 300 companies in and around Hamburg had left their offices and laboratories and went straight to the six kilometre running course in Altona Volkspark to outpace their competitors ...

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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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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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