Interdisciplinarity interview #4: Exploring new ways to transfer scientific knowledge

In this unique edition of the interdisciplinary interview series (see #1, #2, and #3 for the previous editions), we had the privilege of interviewing a dynamic team of four(!) researchers.Continue reading “Interdisciplinarity interview #4: Exploring new ways to transfer scientific knowledge”

Interdisciplinarity Interview #3: Raman spectroscopy as a diagnostic tool – a stimulus for interdisciplinary collaboration

Dr. Anja Silge and Dr. Stefanie Deinhardt-Emmer focus on the application of Raman spectroscopy in modern diagnostics from medical and biological imaging perspectives. In part 3 of our interview series,Continue reading “Interdisciplinarity Interview #3: Raman spectroscopy as a diagnostic tool – a stimulus for interdisciplinary collaboration”

Joint Statement of the German Postdoctoral Networks on the Draft Bill for the #WissZeitVG now published

This post was written by Dr. Marta Fereirra-Gomes (DRFZ) and Dr. Mine Altinli (BNITM), the current spokeswomen of the Leibniz PostDoc Network. As we reported previously (see here, here, andContinue reading “Joint Statement of the German Postdoctoral Networks on the Draft Bill for the #WissZeitVG now published”

#AktionswocheWissenschaft: Action Week around the proposed #WissZeitVG reform

After a few weeks of silence we are again drawing your attention to the proposed reform of the #WissZeitVG and the #IchBinHanna discussions in German politics and beyond. If youContinue reading “#AktionswocheWissenschaft: Action Week around the proposed #WissZeitVG reform”

Interdisciplinarity Interview #2: The different dimensions of power grid resilience

Dr. Mehrnaz Anvari and Dr. Thomas Vogt focus on the resilience of power grids to extreme weather from meteorological and modeling of complex networks perspectives. In part 2 of ourContinue reading “Interdisciplinarity Interview #2: The different dimensions of power grid resilience”

Reflections on the BMBF panel discussion on future postdoc employment rules

For this short blog post we collected some of your reactions to the BMBF panel discussion on the WissZeitVG reform on March 30th 2023 (mainly from Twitter). If you needContinue reading “Reflections on the BMBF panel discussion on future postdoc employment rules”

Updates on the proposed WissZeitVG reform

This blog post is intended to provide resources and information about recent developments regarding the proposed reform of the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (WissZeitVG). As the public and political debates around the topicContinue reading “Updates on the proposed WissZeitVG reform”

Interdisciplinarity Interview #1: The different dimensions of educational values

Dr. Jennifer Meyer and Dr. Jan Scharf focus on educational values from a psychological and a sociological perspective. In part 1 of our interview series, they report on the impactContinue reading “Interdisciplinarity Interview #1: The different dimensions of educational values”

Who are the editors behind the Leibniz PostDoc interview series?

This blog post is the first part of our second interview series starting in fall 2022. In case you missed it you can find a short overview about the 2021Continue reading “Who are the editors behind the Leibniz PostDoc interview series?”

New call for interview partners from the Leibniz Postdoc Network: the pleasure (and pain) of interdisciplinary collaboration

Currently, humankind faces a series of immense societal challenges that will shape life on our planet for generations to come. Recent developments reaffirm our conviction that these challenges cannot beContinue reading “New call for interview partners from the Leibniz Postdoc Network: the pleasure (and pain) of interdisciplinary collaboration”