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PIER Graduate Week 2019

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

This year's PIER Graduate Week takes place from 23- 26 September 2019 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 ...

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Physics and Mathematics of Calabi-Yau Manifolds

PAULI LECTURES 2019 by Prof. Hirosi Ooguri (Caltech, IPMU Tokyo) The concept of Calabi-Yau manifolds plays an essential role in string theory. We will first review the definition and some of the important properties of these manifolds and their use in string compactification to generate semi-realistic models of elemental particles in four dimensions. We will then ...

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Guest lecture with Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter

Nobel laureate Saul Perlmutter gave an inspiring talk. Photo: Marta Mayer/DESY

On 24 June 2019, more than 200 people crowded into the auditorium of the Center for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB) to listen to Saul Perlmutter, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. In his talk on “Science, Reality, and Credibility - The Necessity of Critical Thinking”, Prof. Perlmutter ...

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Get to know PIER!

Our info film provides a brief overview of the PIER activities and program offers.

PIER offers an overview of all research-related events taking place on Bahrenfeld Campus.

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Research Funding



With the PIER Idea Fund, Universität Hamburg and DESY promote the development of future joint research projects.

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Innovation



PIER offers a variety of event formats and activities in order to foster an innovation-friendly culture on the Hamburg Bahrenfeld campus.

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Education



PIER Helmholtz Graduate School (PHGS) offers a wide variety of services for PhD students on the Hamburg Bahrenfeld campus.

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