Networking Meeting 2022: Interview with Marta Ferreira-Gomes

The Leibniz PostDoc Network is organizing a Networking Meeting. This year’s topic will be “Media for Scientists”. We have asked Marta Ferreira-Gomes what postdocs can expect from this meeting and why she thinks media competence is important for a scientist’s career. Marta, thanks for being available for this interview. You are one of the spokespersonsContinue reading “Networking Meeting 2022: Interview with Marta Ferreira-Gomes”

Blog series #12: Multiple burdens: rheumatic diseases during a pandemic

Dr. Martin Schäfer is a postdoc at DRFZ – German Rheumatism Research Center and works in the field of epidemiology. In the twelfth part of our blog interview series, he describes factors associated with severe COVID courses specifically for patients who have rheumatic diseases. Name / Institute:Dr. Martin SchäferDRFZ – German Rheumatism Research Center, BerlinLeibnizContinue reading “Blog series #12: Multiple burdens: rheumatic diseases during a pandemic”

Tell about your research – the 2021 Science Communication Day of the Leibiz PostDoc Network

In 2013, the Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government famously said that “Science is not finished until it’s communicated”. Professor Sir Mark Walport A track in science communication is increasingly important at every stage of a researcher’s career, from PostDoc to professor, especially when it comes to job evaluations and appointments. Therefore, a fullContinue reading “Tell about your research – the 2021 Science Communication Day of the Leibiz PostDoc Network”

Blog series #11: International cooperation in the time of pandemic

Dr. Scarlett Sett is a postdoc at DMSZ – German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH and works in the area of science policy. In the eleventh part of our blog interview series, she gives us insight into her work at the interface between science and policy and what can be aligned there toContinue reading “Blog series #11: International cooperation in the time of pandemic”

Blog series #9: Stress resilience during the pandemic

Dr. Sarah Ayash is a postdoc at Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research – LIR and investigates stress resilience. In part nine of our blog interview series, she explains how we can positively influence our own resilience. Name / Institute:Dr. Sarah AyashLIR – Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research, MainzArea: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of ResilienceLeibniz SectionContinue reading “Blog series #9: Stress resilience during the pandemic”

Panel Discussion “Sustainable Research” held by the Working Group Sustainability

One of the major guiding goals of the Working Group Sustainability of the Leibniz PhD and PostDoc Networks is to create a sustainable community within and outside of the Leibniz Association. In order to start a discussion, the WG held a panel discussion entitled Sustainable Research – What can WE do and where do WEContinue reading “Panel Discussion “Sustainable Research” held by the Working Group Sustainability”

Blog series #6: Health and wellbeing of university students during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Heide Busse is a postdoc at Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiologie – BIPS and does research on complex public health interventions for health promotion. In a recent study, she looked at changes in health risk behaviors among university students. In the sixth part of our blog interview series, she explains what universitiesContinue reading “Blog series #6: Health and wellbeing of university students during the COVID-19 pandemic”

Blog series #4: Coping strategies of families during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Friederike Blume, Dr. Andrea Schmidt and Dr. Andreas Neubauer are postdocs at DIPF – Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education. For a project on the psychological adjustment to the COVID-19 pandemic (PACO) of families, they are working closely together. In part four of our interview series, they show how a collaborative approachContinue reading “Blog series #4: Coping strategies of families during the COVID-19 pandemic”

Blog series #2: The immune response in severe COVID-19 cases

Dr. Marta Ferreira-Gomes is a postdoc at DRFZ – German Rheumatism Research Center Berlin and does research on B cells. In her studies on severe courses of COVID-19 she encountered an unexpected feature of the immune response. Name / Institute:Dr. Marta Ferreira-GomesDRFZ – German Rheumatism Research Centre BerlinLeibniz Section C Research topic:Maintenance of memory BContinue reading “Blog series #2: The immune response in severe COVID-19 cases”

Blog series #1: The Digitalization of Working Worlds

Dr. Alice Melchior is a postdoc at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and does research on digitalization. In her research on the digitalization of working worlds, she finds connections to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first part of our blog interview, she explains constraints in which digitalization is embedded. Name / Institute:Dr.Continue reading “Blog series #1: The Digitalization of Working Worlds”