Research and Education News
May 17, 2013
The Internet hub in Frankfurt am Main is the largest in the world and places Germany in a leading position in the digital world.
May 15, 2013
| University of Heidelberg
The question of how and at what locations knowledge is generated is the subject of an international summer school organised by the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University this coming August. The summer school addresses advanced students and doctoral candidates in the humanities, cultural studies and the social sciences. Applications should be sent to the Cluster by 31 May 2013.
May 15, 2013
The second 'International BMBF-Conference on Future Megacities' is on from 14 - 16 May 2013 in Hamburg. The main objective of the conference is to organize a forum on innovative solutions for sustainable urban development particularly for emerging megacities in developing and newly industrialising countries.
May 9, 2013
| KIT; German Embassy New Delhi
By means of special metamaterials, light and sound can be passed around objects. Researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have succeeded in demonstrating that these materials can also be used to specifically influence the propagation of heat. A structured plate of copper and silicon conducts heat around a central area without the edge being affected.
May 7, 2013
| DWIH, German Embassy New Delhi
The eight days “DWIH New Delhi – Excellence on Tour 2013!” organized by the German government and German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH New Delhi) concluded on Friday, 3 May, at Muffakham Jah College of Engineering & Technology in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.