Category Archives: Scientific Community

Inequality Affects us All

Conference Booklet iScientist 2019

The insight we brought from “I, Scientist” Conference What makes us a scientist? Our job is a part of our identity, but not our whole essence. The “I, Scientist” 2019 Conference at Technical University of Berlin was an international meeting for scientists who talk about science—but also beyond it. The conference introduced issues that affect people working in science, as well as in other fields: … Continue reading Inequality Affects us All »

Bo&MeRanG – One PhD, Two Hemispheres

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My name is Christina and I am doing my PhD within the Bo&MeRanG program at the Universities of Bonn and Melbourne. Bonn and Melbourne, that is not an easy commute some people might think. True! But it is not as if I had to travel back and forth every week. In fact, I came to Melbourne twice and stayed there altogether for one year. The … Continue reading Bo&MeRanG – One PhD, Two Hemispheres »

Keep Calm and Janeway!

When I started my PhD I was a “newbie”. I was THE DEFINITION of newbie: inexperienced beginner, making the first steps in the wild and scary PhD world! I was driven by curiosity, passion and motivation and I was hungry to know more, to learn more, to develop my own ideas and find my own way to push forward the project I was assigned to. … Continue reading Keep Calm and Janeway! »

Interested in Immune regulation, big data modelling, and networking?

Immunology is such an exciting field – in recent years, tons of new developments and theories have sprung up like mushrooms after rain. Interestingly, just as there are different trends in the fashion world, scientific research also has different hotspots every year. Various annual international scientific conferences certainly provide the stage for current research trends in Immunology. One of the high-level meetings is the European … Continue reading Interested in Immune regulation, big data modelling, and networking? »

200 Years University of Bonn – A Poem

  Well, hello there, old lady, it’s been a while 200 years, being precise, but you took them with style! Founded in 1818 with only 47 students enrolled  Two centuries later this number increased 800-fold.   You’ve seen thousands of students eager to learn But some were rather lazy – you made their heads burn. Still, many students came and did quite well Let’s name … Continue reading 200 Years University of Bonn – A Poem »