Press Archives 2011

read on Unis, Studis, CDs, Pkws, and Buddenbrooks: Plural formation adding the suffix -s is truly German and dates back to the 17th/18th century
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Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation funds a new program for 30 outstanding doctoral students from all over the world
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read on JGU implements measures for staff and organizational development to further optimize teaching and learning processes at subject level
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read on Renowned materials scientist comes to Germany at the invitation of researchers at Mainz University and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology / Focus on superconductors
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read on Physicists at Mainz University significantly improve the calculation method for scattering experiments in particle physics
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read on The road to Homo sapiens and "Out of Africa" represent the focus of the lecture series to be given by the internationally renowned paleoanthropologist in the summer semester 2012
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read on Acclaim for cutting-edge research in organ fibrosis conducted at the Mainz University Medical Center
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read on British Studies / American Studies division at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz excels in terms of international orientation, publications, and doctorates
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PARTICIPATION and EXPERTISE guidelines form the basis for a common understanding of leadership, staff development measures, and sustainable anchoring of the new leadership culture in all areas of Mainz University
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read on "Paths to the Future: Endowing Knowledge" / Foundations present various forms of social commitment
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read on Claudia Felser remains at Mainz University as Director of the "Materials Science in Mainz" Graduate School of Excellence and Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry
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read on Claudia Felser and Matthias Neubert awarded a total of EUR 4.5 million by the European Union
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read on Mainz chemist receives ERC Advanced Grant for developing materials research based on Heusler compounds
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read on Extremely precise predictions can help LHC scientists in their search for the parameters of a new theory of nature
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read on JGU Media Convergence Research Unit publishes a pioneer study on reading devices vs. paper
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read on JGU President Georg Krausch visits Seoul and Beijing: Consultations on innovative measures to strengthen and support exchange in research and teaching with top-class Asian universities
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read on TOTAL E-QUALITY Deutschland e.V. honors JGU's exemplary and successful measures to promote equality
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read on Statistical data published by the German Chemical Society proves the attractiveness of chemistry studies in Mainz
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Scientists from the United States, Norway, and Germany create a unique data set for the reconstruction of the phylogeny of molluscs
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read on Mainz method of electron microscopy in international demand / Structural analysis of zeolite published in Science
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read on Mainz University Medical Center investigates new treatment option and its mechanism of action
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has submitted full proposals for a graduate school, three clusters of excellence, and its institutional strategy to promote top-level university research
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read on Academic Ranking of World Universities listed JGU's institutes of physics among 75 best worldwide
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New research group to investigate the interplay between various epigenetic factors and to identify new components that interpret the epigenetic landscape and drive cells into differentiation
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 read on JGU is awarded the European Quality Label for the third time for its outstanding implementation of the ERASMUS student mobility program
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Team led by Göstar Klingelhöfer cooperates with leading researcher of the Japanese space agency JAXA on solar system research projects
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read on JGU honors exceptional personal commitment based on a sense of social responsibility
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read on Showpiece for the performance capacity of young academics
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Variation in aggression is possibly part of the division of labor in ant colonies
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Professor Andreas Vött presents new results of geomorphological and geoarchaeological investigations on the sedimentary burial of Olympia
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read on Aim is to improve academic writing skills in university teacher training / Additional contributors to help build a text corpus welcome
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Dramatic increase in allergic diseases in industrial societies is linked to rapid disappearance of specific micro-organisms that populate the human body
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 read on New treatment approach shall soon be ready for use in Usher syndrome patients
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read on After six years, Dr. h.c. Klaus Adam hands over to his successor Peter Radermacher and takes over as Chairman of the Board of Trustees / Otto Boehringer becomes Honorary President of the Board of Trustees
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read on Linguistic research looks at names of German companies
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 read on Most important milestone in the direct measurement of the magnetic moment of the proton and its anti-particle has been achieved / Focusing the matter-antimatter symmetry
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Foundation of the Society for Scottish Studies in Europe to promote and foster the interest in Scottish culture, history and literature
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read on Mainz has the most powerful source of ultracold neutrons, opening up the possibility of conducting a key experiment to determine the life time of the neutron
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The aim is to bring the world’s indigenous people into the center of research interest
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Training center for students to help them acquire medical skills wins poster prize for its outstanding publicity concept

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read on Stuart Parkin of IBM Research - Almaden in San José has become a fellow of the Gutenberg Research Center and will be mentoring Mainz postgraduates
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read on  Top international researchers Stuart Parkin and Detlef Schuppan nominated as GRC fellows
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read on The Swiss art historian Professor Dr. Gottfried Boehm lectures on the language of images
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read on Top US researcher Robert J. Cava of Princeton University receives the Gutenberg Lecture Award worth €10,000 from the MAINZ Graduate School for his research on superconductivity
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read on The Mainz "Journal of Unsolved Questions" has been named "University Pearl of the Month" for April 2011 by the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany
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read on No evidence for the existence of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs)
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read on System accreditation confirms success of university quality assurance system integrating university governance and development, evaluation, and accreditation
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read on Online database will give access to archive materials from almost all sub-Saharan countries in Africa
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JGU enters the final round of the Excellence Initiative with its definite proposals for a graduate school, three clusters of excellence, and its future concept "The Gutenberg Spirit: Moving Minds - Crossing Boundaries"
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A beacon for science and a showpiece for Rhineland-Palatinate
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Mainz-based medical project involved in simulated "Mars500" mission / Researchers release positive intermediate results
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read on Nuclear chemists at Mainz University are investigating the interaction between radioactive elements such as plutonium and clay stones
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read on Model example of innovative and effective implementation of education for sustainable development
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read on Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz are looking for microorganisms that will optimize the fermentation of biomass in biogas plants
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 read on The phylum Annelida has just gained a new member / Peanut worm is no longer recognized as separate group
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read on Starting capital of EUR 300,000 for establishing a display and experimental area as a forum for creativity in the humanities
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read on Sponsorship project of the Friends for the anniversary year: €250,000 for the creation of a School of Vision as a forum of humanistic creativity
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Gutenberg Teaching Council aims at the development of contributions to course structures and conditions of studying at Mainz University / EUR 3.7 million available
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Doctoral students of the Graduate School of Excellence "Materials Science in Mainz" publish JUnQ - The Journal of Unsolved Questions
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Specialists at JGU develop tests to detect gene doping and individual exercise concepts for therapeutic purposes as well as for popular sports and for high-performance athletes  ... 
XENON100 experiment on the WIMP particle looks for WIMPs
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read on Complete record of the Central European climate of the last 2,500 years reconstructed for the first time
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Awarding of first scholarships to particularly gifted and capable students for the 2011 summer semester
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Genes from the 18th century help patients today / Publication in the renowned New England Journal of Medicine
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