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Plasma research, neuroscience, materials science – what are the reasons why researchers choose exactly those topics? Our series gives some insights.
She’s a member of the Extinction Network and has already completed stations at all three campuses of the University Alliance Ruhr. Franziska Labrenz researches the multiple factors that affect our pain perception.
In this interview, Linhoff, a postdoctoral researcher in astroparticle physics, talks about his fascination for the Universe.
“We live in a world where energy demand is rising day by day”, says Vineetha Vinayakumar. That’s why the materials scientist focuses on developing efficient and environment-friendly ways to produce hydrogen.
How does stress affect our emotions and cognitive abilities? Dr. Valerie Jentsch focuses on these research questions. In addition, she supports early career researchers in the SFB 1280.
The PhD student is fascinated by the connection between body and brain, between behavior and thinking.
Abbas El Moussawi is a PhD student in the DFG Research Group 2284. He works with lasers, mirrors and cameras, analyzing what happens inside reactors that are used to create materials with new, unusual properties.
“I want my research to have impact,” says the PhD student. That’s why he prefers to work on topics that help to solve the pressing questions of our time. And he does so with a lot of enthusiasm.
Which neural processes are happening in the brain when we feel pain? And how does one's own perception of pain affect one's compassion for the suffering of others? This is what Dr. Helena Hartmann has investigated.