The 5th annual HHL Energy Conference, entitled "Decentralized Energy – Finding Solutions to a Global Challenge", will take place at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management on May 11 and 12, 2015.
A total of 80 students from six different countries and 34 different programs from 25 top-level national and international universities will exchange views on...23.04.2015 | Read more
Nobel Laureates across the world and across disciplines this week are gathering in Hong Kong to elevate the debate on climate change to a new level and to feed into the world climate summit in Paris later this year. For the first time, the Nobel Laureates are meeting in Asia for the symposium, “4C: Changing Climate, Changing Cities”. Cities are key to addressing the challenge of climate change which, if unabated, might result in a 4°C rise in mean temperature by the end of this century.
Participants of the symposium include Nobel Prize winners Yuan T. Lee (Chemistry, 1986) from Taiwan, Brian Schmidt (Physics, 2011) from Australia, and James A....23.04.2015 | Read more
Accelerate@HHL Conference 2015 for students, founders and other interested parties will examine new forms of financial technologies ("FinTech") and the future of the banking sector / 250 participants from over 20 nations, 25 speakers and 20 sponsors. Further information: http://www.accelerate-entrepreneurship.com
250 participants from more than 20 nations will discuss new business models in the field of financial technology ("FinTech") and the future of the financial...13.04.2015 | Read more
The World Conference on Regenerative Medicine 2015 will take place from October 21-23, 2015 in Leipzig, Germany. Online registration is now open at: www.wcrm-leipzig.com. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations can be submitted until 10 June on the conference website. The conference offers a presentation and discussion platform to different disciplines of regenerative medicine.
In October, 2015 Leipzig again will be the central meeting place for international scientists and clinicians to talk about recent developments in Regenerative...25.03.2015 | Read more
From 10 to 12 June 2015, around 50 presidents of leading universities from around the world will come together for the first time for the 2015 Hamburg Transnational University Leaders Council. At the invitation of the German Rectors' Conference, the Körber Foundation and Universität Hamburg, the university leaders will spend two days in the KörberForum discussing a global understanding of the university. The public opening speech will be held by German Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at Universität Hamburg.
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Die Rolle der Bioinformatik in den Lebenswissenschaften
Vom 23. bis 25. März 2015 findet das 10. CeBiTec Symposium mit dem Titel „Bioinformatik für die Biotechnologie und die Biomedizin“ am Zentrum für...17.03.2015 | Read more
The schedule of press conferences at the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), which includes presentations on ESA's Rosetta Mission and on Iceland's Bárðarbunga volcanic eruption, is now available.
The meeting, taking place on 12–17 April in Vienna, attracts over 12,000 scientists and provides an opportunity for journalists to hear about the latest...11.03.2015 | Read more
UNU-FLORES, TU Dresden and IOER organize a three-day conference on global change, Sustainable Development Goals and the Nexus Approach at the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden.
The Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources of the University of the United Nations (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität...10.03.2015 | Read more
70 laureates and 672 young scientists from 88 countries will participate in the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. The young participants, all of whom are excellent students, PhD candidates, and post-docs aged up to 35, have their research focus in the fields of medicine, physics, or chemistry. They had successfully passed a multi-step international selection process, the results of which have now been published. Conceived as an interdisciplinary forum, the meeting will be held from 28 June to 3 July. Its cause is to foster exchange and networking, and to provide inspiration. The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have taken place in the Southern German town of Lindau annually ever since 1951.
Among the 70 participating laureates are three of last year’s award-winning researchers: Germany’s Stefan Hell as well as the US-Americans Eric Betzig and...04.03.2015 | Read more
• July 7-12 in Cologne / Hürth, Germany
• X-ray and industrial CT technology updates
• Customer case study presentations
• System and software tutorials and practical workshops
• Visit of GE production plant in Hürth
• Meet experts and network with other users
• Registration link: 11th X-ray Forum Cologne
GE Inspection Technologies offers for the eleventh time a X-Ray forum from July 7-9, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. This customer is intended to serve the...04.03.2015 | Read more
KAIST researchers published an article on the development of a novel technique to precisely track the 3-D positions of optically-trapped particles having complicated geometry in high speed in the April 2015 issue of Optica.
Daejeon, Republic of Korea, April 23, 2015--Optical tweezers have been used as an invaluable tool for exerting micro-scale force on microscopic particles and...
A very small and rare species of shark is swimming its way through scientific literature. But don't worry, the chances of this inches-long vertebrate biting...
Ever since computers have been small enough to be fixtures on desks and laps, their central processing has functioned something like an atomic Etch A Sketch, with electromagnetic fields pushing data bits into place to encode data.
Unfortunately, the same drawbacks and perils of the mechanical sketch board have been just as pervasive in computing: making a change often requires starting...
How is lightning initiated in thunderclouds? This is difficult to answer - how do you measure electric fields inside large, dangerously charged clouds? It was discovered, more or less by coincidence, that cosmic rays provide suitable probes to measure electric fields within thunderclouds. This surprising finding is published in Physical Review Letters on April 24th. The measurements were performed with the LOFAR radio telescope located in the Netherlands.
How is lightning initiated in thunderclouds? This is difficult to answer - how do you measure electric fields inside large, dangerously charged clouds? It was...
Max Planck researcher Buhalqem Mamtimin determines how much nitrogen oxide is released into the atmosphere from agriculturally used oases.
In order to make statements about current and future air pollution, scientists use models which simulate the Earth’s atmosphere. A lot of information such as...
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