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 #5: How COVID-19 affects sustainable transformation

Dr. Prajal Pradhan is a postdoc at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). He is working on food systems and urban transformation in response to climate change. Name / Institute: Dr. Prajal Pradhan PIK – Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Leibniz Section E Research topics: Food systems & Sustainability Bioeconomy & CitiesContinue reading “Blog series #5: How COVID-19 affects sustainable transformation”

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 #3: How SARS-CoV-2 spreads through the air

Dr. Ajit Ahlawat is a postdoc at TROPOS – Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research in Leipzig. In his research he investigated the role of aerosol particles in the (indoor) spread of SARS-CoV-2 Name / Institute: Dr. Ajit AhlawatTROPOS – Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research LeipzigLeibniz Section E Research topic: Hygroscopicity measurement of ambient aerosol particlesContinue reading “Blog series #3: How SARS-CoV-2 spreads through the air”

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”

Putting Leibniz-Postdocs in the spotlight. An introduction to our blog series

In February 2021 we published our call for contributions to a new blog series. The aim of this series is to showcase the diversity of excellent research that postdocs at Leibniz institutes have been contributing to illuminate the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences. This week we are going to start our series with the firstContinue reading “Putting Leibniz-Postdocs in the spotlight. An introduction to our blog series”

Open call: new blog series highlighting research of Leibniz postdocs

UPDATE 12-03-2021: We have now closed the call and we are currently preparing the interviews. Stay tuned! Dear Leibniz Postdocs, one of the main goals of the Leibniz Postdoc Network is to raise the profile of postdocs working at the institutes of the Leibniz Association. Since our inaugural meeting in 2017 we have worked towardsContinue reading “Open call: new blog series highlighting research of Leibniz postdocs”