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Three Helmholtz PhD Prizes for Jülich in 2014
19 September 2014. Three early-career scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich, among them two women scientists, were awarded 2014 Helmholtz PhD Prizes at the annual general assembly of the Helmholtz Association yesterday. Together with three other early-career scientists, Dr. Heidi Ursula Heinrichs (IEK-STE), Dr. Anja Klotzsche (IBG-3), and Dr. Torsten Sehl (IBG-1) were selected from a total of 17 candidates nominated by the Helmholtz centres for achievements related to their PhDs.
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Support for Young Talent

Jülich encourages young people’s interest in scientific topics from an early age, hoping to attract excellent young scientists of the future. To this end, Forschungszentrum Jülich offers a range of opportunities and perspectives at all stages of education. more about juelich_horizons: Support for Young Talent …

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Modelling the Human Brain

To understand the human brain using simulation – that’s the vision of the Human Brain Project (HBP). In order to make it a reality, researchers from 23 countries are working together to build a unique infrastructure that will allow them to establish and further develop a brain research and information technology network. Jülich scientists will contribute their expertise primarily in the areas of structure and function of the brain, as well as supercomputing and simulation. more: Modelling the Human Brain …


Cooperations and Alliances

Just as global trade flows have become an established phenomenon in the past decades, modern research also takes place in global networks. Forschungszentrum Jülich is a powerful hub in the international research network. More: Cooperations and Alliances …


Prof. Jean-Pierre Changeux

8th Jülich Lecture: Ethical issues raised by the progress of neuroscience

This lecture deals with basic philosophical and ethical questions in view of the rapid development of the neurosciences. For example, what opportunities do imaging and simulation techniques open up for reading thoughts, thus invading an individual's privacy? Prof. Changeux is professor of molecular neurobiology at the Collège de France and the Institut Pasteur. Watch the video (1' 29'') Multimedia: 8th Jülich Lecture: Ethical issues raised by the progress of neuroscience …