The presented list of press releases in English is only a selection of our German press texts. For the time being, these translated press releases focus primarily on science and research at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
10.09.2014: German Research Foundation sponsors digital edition of the Augsburg Master Builders' ledgers
|Helen May-Simera wins prestigious research award from the Humboldt Foundation for her research work on cilia and related disorders|
05.09.2014: Carl Zeiss Foundation provides EUR 750,000 in funding to Competence Center for HPC in the Natural Sciences at Mainz University
Planned center for High Performance Computing (HPC) at the Institute of Computer Science will bring together various research projects and will provide an improved level of HPC services...
29.08.2014: Theologian and historian Isaac Kalimi awarded fellowship by the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study
|Fellow of the Gutenberg Research College of Mainz University invited to northern Europe's leading research institute|
28.08.2014: International team of scientists realizes a tunable spin-charge converter made of gallium-arsenide
|Researchers including physicist Jairo Sinova from Mainz University open up new approach in searching and engineering spintronic materials / Publication in Nature Materials|
28.08.2014: Detection of pp-neutrinos provides first direct measurement of solar power at its production
|Researchers from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz contribute to experimental effort / Publication in Nature|
28.07.2014: Using media as a stress reducer after a tough day at work can lead to feelings of guilt and failure
Researchers from Mainz and Amsterdam look at the paradox relationship of media use and stress recovery...
28.07.2014: Gutenberg College for Young Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz gets down to work
|University to invest EUR 1 million annually to promote long-term improvement of working conditions and support services for young researchers and academics|
21.07.2014: Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz teams up with V&R unipress to establish "Mainz University Press"
Attractive publication platform for Mainz academics...
|Scientific study undertaken by the Mainz University Medical Center shows correlation between education and nearsightedness|
Even individuals under the age of 50 years can suffer early forms of AMD...
09.07.2014: L-dopa medication could be helpful in the treatment of phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder
03.07.2014: How knots can swap positions on a DNA strand
|Molybdenum oxide particles can assume the function of the endogenous enzyme sulfite oxidase / Basis for new therapeutic application|
27.06.2014: Junior group leaders in the life sciences establish JUGGLE platform for scientific exchange and networking
|Network provides for the exchange of information and news on the use of joint research resources, career development, and research support offered by public funding agencies|
12.06.2014: Active particles may enhance phase separation
|Physicists succeeded in the first direct high-precision measurement of a fundamental property of the proton / Results will contribute to a better understanding of the matter/antimatter asymmetry|
02.06.2014: Irène Joliot-Curie Program of the PRISMA Cluster of Excellence promotes female physicists at all stages of their careers
|Support for woman in all phases of their academic careers at the cluster and in its general research environment|
|Discovery of possible basis for treating circadian clock disorders and associated metabolic problems|
28.05.2014: German Research Foundation approves new collaborative research center for the development of novel methods in soft matter simulations
Mainz University coordinates new CRC/Transregio "Multiscale Simulation Methods for Soft-Matter Systems" with the Technical University of Darmstadt and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research...
28.05.2014: International research group documents unique songbird diversity of the Eastern Himalayas
|Recognition of outstanding research achievements and invitation to strengthen ties with Mainz University|
27.05.2014: Gutenberg Research College welcomes new fellows and bestows the Gutenberg Research Award 2014
26.05.2014: Mainz and Freiburg immunologists discover immune system precursor cells that fight infection
Evidence presented of the existence of a previously unknown form of lymphocyte that protects against intracellular infection...
|Researchers from Mainz University identify novel mechanisms of logarithmic finite-size corrections relevant to the determination of interfacial tension|
12.05.2014: Mainz Economics Professor Isabel Schnabel to become member of the German Council of Economic Experts
|Two Fellows of the Gutenberg Research College of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz receive Germany's best-endowed research award|
15.04.2014: Sibling cooperation in earwig families provides clues to the early evolution of social behavior
|Funding to be provided for national program on "Chemical Biology of Native Nucleic Acid Modifications" coordinated by Mainz University|
|Internationally renowned philosopher plans to further extend links between analytical philosophy and neuroscientific research|
14.04.2014: British-American experimental physicist Stuart Parkin is being awarded the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize
|Fellow of the Gutenberg Research College receives innovation award worth EUR 1 million for his contributions to interdisciplinary materials research|
11.04.2014: EUR 8.7 million for new MOGON II high-performance computer at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Mainz University is a world leader in the field of simulation-driven sciences...
10.04.2014: Alpha particle x-ray spectrometer developed in Mainz to be used on comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko
|Instrument for measuring chemical composition of the surface of the comet will soon be subjected to initial testing|
08.04.2014: Domain walls in nanowires cleverly set in motion
|Important prerequisite for the development of nano-components for data storage and sensor technology / Publication in Nature Communications|
|Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Institute of Molecular Biology collaborate in three-year research project funded by the Ministry of Science|
02.04.2014: Leading computational biologist joins the Institute of Molecular Biology to investigate the role of genes and proteins in disease
|Miguel Andrade uses computational methods for studying gene and protein function with an emphasis on molecules related to human disease|
17.03.2014: Immunologists of the Mainz University Medical Center present improved mass spectrometric method for proteomic analyses
Breakthrough discovery offers new perspectives for research on the immune and nervous system / Publication in Nature Methods...
|Ancient DNA from archaeological skeletons shows that Europeans had darker skin, hair, and eye pigmentation 5,000 years ago|
03.03.2014: Relativity shakes a magnet
|Researchers from Mainz University demonstrate a new principle for magnetic recording / Publication in Nature Nanotechnology|
|Core research areas will receive a total of EUR 8.5 million annually through the Rhineland-Palatinate Research Initiative|
11.02.2014: Language vitality barometer toolkit for detecting endangered languages now freely available online
|Tools and database of the EU project ELDIA now generally accessible / Wake-up call to policymakers to help save endangered languages|
29.01.2014: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research will fund new interdisciplinary research group looking at the subject of brain doping
Joint project concerned with the complex transfer and exchange processes between researchers, physicians, journalists, and the general public...
|ERC Synergy Grant of nearly EUR 10 million awarded to research group involving Mainz theoretical physicist Jairo Sinova|
|Survey among triathletes finds correlation between consumption of drugs enhancing physical and mental performance|
08.01.2014: German Research Foundation approves research unit to study extreme experiences in human life
|New research unit examines extreme experiences in human life using biomedical explanations and worldly experience|
07.01.2014: German Research Foundation provides funding for international research network addressing media use and psychological well-being
03.01.2014: Mainz University begins offering special courses providing an introduction to academic work methods for foreign students