Victor Flambaum , guest at HIM, officially welcomed as new Gutenberg Research College Fellow

 

Victor Flambaum, guest at HIM, officially welcomed as new Gutenberg Research College Fellow

The Gutenberg Research College (GRC), the central strategic instrument to promote top-level research at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), celebrates its tenth anniversary today. The GRC was established in 2007 during the first phase of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments. The new GRC fellows are outstanding academics and artists originating from JGU and elsewhere who will be provided with special support by the GRC to enable them to dedicate themselves to research and the arts at Mainz University. To date, the GRC has awarded 51 fellowships.

At this year’s celebration, the following seven new fellows will be officially welcomed:

  • Professor Ulrich Breuer, Modern German Literature, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Professor Dieter Daniels, Media Theory and Art History, Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
  • Professor Donald Dingwell, Volcanology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
  • Professor Victor Flambaum, Theoretical Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Professor Peter Kiefer, Sound Art and Composition, Mainz School of Music, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Professor Jonathan Kipnis, Neuroimmunology, University of Virginia, USA
  • Professor Christine Walde, Classical Philology, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

 

Professor Flambaum is currently doing research with the HIM-MAM-Group until August!
His topic is: Laboratory searches for the origin of dark matter

 

 

 

 

Foto: Simon Büttner