5 March 2021, by Department of International Affairs
Photo: Jelle van Gosliga
Five projects have been chosen as part of the call for applications for the Department of International Affairs’ Next Generation Partnerships—Thematic Networks initiative. These projects will receive funding for the next 3 years from the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments. This funding line was created as part of the Excellence projects of Universität Hamburg, and serves to further develop sustainable and multilateral research networks.
We offer our sincerest congratulations to the successful project teams and look forward to working with them:
- Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c mult. Ingrid Gogolin and Prof. Dr. Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer (EW) with the Social Participation across Generations in Linguistically Diverse Societies—Risks and Chances in Times of Crises project
- Prof. Dr. Jannis Androutsopoulos and Prof. Dr. Heike Zinsmeister (GW) with the Digital Language Variation in Context: Interactional and Computational Synergies project
- Prof. Dr. Thomas Marlovits (MED) with the Tuberculosis: Discovering Novel Molecular Targets for the Prevention of Tubercle Infection project
- Dr. Thore Posske (MIN) with the Next Generation Network on Topological Spin and Superconducting Physics project
- Prof. Dr. Kai Jensen, Prof. Dr. Christian Beer, Prof. Dr. Inga Hense, Prof. Dr. Ina Meier, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Philipp Porada, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Elisa Schaum and team (MIN) with the Partnership for Research on Biota-Climate-Feedbacks (PERICLES) project
The 5 successful project teams will collaborate closely with our strategic partners and other partner universities.
The strategic partners involved include: Fudan University (China), University of Groningen (Netherlands), Indiana University Bloomington (USA), Johns Hopkins University (USA), Lund University (Sweden), Macquarie University (Australia), Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and University of Strasbourg (France).
Special focus is placed on fostering doctoral and early career researchers as well as establishing sustainable partnerships by setting up large-scale, externally funded international research projects.
More information on the successful projects and on the funding lines is available on the Department of International Affairs homepage, or you can contact Regina Siemß(regina.siemss"AT"uni-hamburg.de), Partnership Manager Next Generation Partnership.
The projects are funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg as part of the Framework of the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments.