Third Party Funding Opportunities & Experience Talk



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27 April 2021, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

70 / attend 5 sessions and gain 1 CP


9:00 - 11:30 am: Third Party Funding Opportunities - Short seminar by the Research and Transfer Department of the Leipzig University

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Q&A session with iDiv junior group leaders Carsten Meyer and Omer Nevo

This is a joint event of the postdoc programme (Q&A sessions) and the graduate school (career spotlights).

The seminar gives an overview of possibilities for third-party funding of research projects. The funding programs of the German Research Foundation (DFG), EU, German ministries and selected foundations will be presented.

After the presentation, iDiv junior group leaders Carsten Meyer and Omer Nevo are going to speak about their practical experience in aquiring research funding (Freigeist by Volkswagen Foundation; Emmy Noether Programme of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG).


Dr. Barbara Weiner

Consultant for research funding, DFG projects and projects funded by foundations

Dr. Sindy Schug

Consultant for research funding, federal and state ministries, DFG

Dr. Carsten Meyer

Head of Junior Research Group Macroecology and Society

Dr. Omer Nevo

Head of Junior Research Group Evolutionary Ecology

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