Have calls for transparency in science gone too far? German science expert Stefan Hornbostel argues that some transparency is good for science – but too much can backfire, reducing the efficiency and quality of research and eroding public trust.
Newly developed doctoral programs offer ideal prospects for education and careers at six universities in Central Asia and the Caucasus: In cooperation with local institutions, the Volkswagen Foundation is supporting the programs with around 4.1 million euro. The aim is to promote long-term capacity building in science.
The history surrounding the ethnographic collections in Hanover, Göttingen, Oldenburg, Hildesheim and Braunschweig will be the focus of a large collaborative project over the next three years.
At a selection conference held in Cameroon, seven early career researchers were able to score success with their project ideas submitted under a call for proposals titled "Resources, their Dynamics, and Sustainability".
The Marine Science Center in Rostock has come up with new findings on the sensory perception of seals - Publication and animated short film
A new funding initiative of the Volkswagen Foundation aims to promote the responsible development of artificial intelligence systems. Interdisciplinary research consortia in the social sciences and the engineering sciences can apply for up to 1.5 million euro for up to four years. Next deadlines for applications: