PIER Graduate Week 2018

PhD students discussing the PIER Graduate Week's programme. Photograph: Marta Mayer/DESY

This year's PIER Graduate Week takes place from 8 - 11 October 2018 in the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science. The graduate week's main objective is to introduce PhD students to the neighbouring PIER research fields of Particle & Astroparticle Physics, Nanoscience, Photon Science, Infection & Structural Biology. Both national and international experts offer stimulating ...


PIER Innovation Lunch Talk: Hidden Assumptions and Typical Pitfalls When Founding in Tech

Photograph: Marta Mayer / DESY

What does “sales” mean in reality? Where should I set my priorities: sell what I have or develop the next product? And what typical errors can I avoid when founding in tech? These and other questions were answered by Florian Pithan, co-founder and marketing manager of the DESY spin-off X-Spectrum GmbH during the June edition of the PIER Innovation Lunch Talks. Date: 25 ...


dynaMENT: Mentoring programme kick-off

Kick-off dynaMENT: Panel discussion with Christina Bömer, Dr. Pardis Niknejadi and Prof. Beate Heinemann. Photograph: Michel Dingler

The criteria that are necessary to succeed in science are given and have to be fulfilled. The path to success, however, is a broad playing field in which professional mentoring can be extremely valuable. The kick-off event on 18 June for the third round of the program dynaMENT “Mentoring for Women in Natural Sciences” clearly demonstrated, how fruitful a ...


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.


PIER Dates

20 Aug. 2018 13:30
Speaker: Max Jakob Rose
Location: Gebäude 1b, Seminarraum 4a,
24 Aug. 2018 10:00
Location: bldg. 9
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