On September 20, 2023, Fraunhofer MEVIS hosted a reception for guest scientists, with approximately 100 attendees. The event was meticulously coordinated by the U Bremen Research Alliance/Welcome Center. Dr. Mandy Boehnke, Vice President, and Prof. Dr. Matthias Günther, Deputy Institute Director of the Fraunhofer Institute, extended warm welcomes to the guests. In addition to a variety of beverages, two food trucks served delectable cuisine, enhancing the overall experience. The afternoon was further enriched by a musical performance by the "Stimmer Band," engaging games, and a dedicated children's area.
Annual Reception for International Researchers
Visit of Dickinson College and participation at GAIN in Boston
In August, the President Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther and the Director of the International Office, Dr. Marejke Baethge visited the Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. The long-standing partner university has exciting implementations, especially on the topic of sustainability. For example, the two visited the Dickinson Farm, where crops are grown, teaching is done, and research is conducted. Afterwards, Prof. Günther and Dr. Baethge met with Prof. Dr. Michal Kucera, Vice President for Research and Transfer, Dr. Julia Sievers, Head of Academic Affairs and Dr. Imke Girßmann, BYRD at the GAIN. GAIN organizes an annual conference at which international scientists from Germany exchange ideas with numerous representatives from the German scientific community, politics and industry. The conference passes panel discussions, workshops and lectures on the international science landscape and career…
Visit from Cardiff University
On July 6th and 7th, 2023, a delegation from Cardiff University visited the University of Bremen. Among other members of Cardiff University was the president-elect, Prof. Wendy Larner. Together with the Vice President for International Affairs, Academic Qualification, and Diversity Dr. Mandy Boehnke and the Vice President for Research and Transfer Prof. Michal Kucera they have visited the MARUM center. The University of Bremen and the University of Cardiff have long-standing research partnerships in various areas. Students also benefit from the Bremen-Cardiff Alliance, which was founded in 2019. There are exchange places in various subjects.