The members of the 28 DRESDEN-concept partners elected Professor Brigitte Voit, Director of the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research e.V., as non-university representative on the DDc board at the general meeting on 02.12.2019.
On 29.10. the next Scientific Area Network with the topic "Processes of Ageing" will take place in the Klemperer Hall of the SLUB Dresden, Zellescher Weg, at 5 pm.
On Sunday, 20th October, the initiative "Herz statt Hetze" (heart, not hatred) together with the city's senior administration and numerous other initiatives, is calling on all citizens of Dresden to come to the city centre and show that Dresden is not a place for heinous slogans, thoughts and actions. The Lord Mayor, Dirk Hilbert, will speak on the stage at the Kulturpalast at 2 pm.
On 10 October 2019, the interdisciplinary symposium "On Bees and Humans - A Love Affair between Nature and Culture" offers a forum for a variety of perspectives on the subject of "bees" and enables an open exchange among the participants. The aim is to bring together current scientific and academic research and to initiate a dialogue on the broad understanding of bees.
The Time Machine porject aims to create an open-access platform utilizing Big Data of the Past for innovations of tomorrow. The Time Machine Conference 2019 is taking place at Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden on 10th to 11th of October. More information about the programme and registration are now online.
On Monday, 16th September, once again, the DRESDEN-concept Science Tram is going through Dresden and is offering a unique possibility to get to know the newest developments in science in Dresden. Researchers on different scientific fields are discussing about serious diseases of our time with the public.
This year's international Open Access Week (OAW) "Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge" is takin place on 21th-27th October 2019. Worldwide, institutions take part in it hosting events to promote open science.