News & Events 2020 - 2021

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5th WWU Brazilian Alumni Meeting

On December 10th, the Brazil Centre organized the 5th annual meeting of Brazilian alumni. The meeting was held virtually for the second year in a row, which once again allowed the participation of alumni from different parts of Brazil.

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Call for applications of the MIPRI

The Münster International Peace Research Initiative (MIPRI) of the University of Münster (WWU) awards Peace Research Prizes to young researchers (PhDs, postdocs) for innovative research projects that fall within the broad spectrum of Peace and Conflict Research.

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wwu.usp Virtual Contact Office

In the framework of the strategic partnership project wwu.usp and in cooperation with AUCANI/USP, the Brazil Centre offers weekly virtual office hours for consultations about cooperation possibilities and mobility between the University of Münster and the University of São Paulo

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WWU organizes a webinar with the STF

The webinar "COVID-19 and its impact on fundamental rights", organized by the WWU in cooperation with the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF), will take place on 12 November at 3pm (CET).

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Postdoc in Germany 2021

The Brazil Centre of the University of Münster alongside the Liaison Office São Paulo of other German universities invites prospective post-doctoral researchers to this Opportunities Online-Workshop for Brazilian candidates.

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Last wwu.usp workshop "Cities, Climate and Social (In)Equality"

Under the thematic leadership and moderation of Prof. Dr. Sabine Schlacke, the Brazil Centre promoted, on 23 and 24 September, the last workshop of the Strategic Partnership Project wwu.usp, whose funding by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) ends this year.

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wwu.usp – Data Talks: online conversations about public data

On 23 September, the first edition of the "Data Talks" series was carried out on the topic "Smart Cities in 2021: advances and challenges". For this first talk – moderated by the Humboldt Fellow at Münster University (WWU) and alumna of the University of São Paulo (USP) Jessica Voigt Quintino Pereira – her host professor Prof. Dr. Nobert Kersting of the Institute of Political Science at Münster University (IfPOL-WWU) and Prof. Dr. Ana Carla Bliacheriene of the School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities at the University of São Paulo (EACH-USP) were invited.


Open Windows Day at DWIH-SP

The Brazil Centre of the WWU, as a supporting member, will participate in the “Open Windows Day” of the German Centre or Research and Innovation São Paulo (DWIH-SP).

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Jun.- Prof. Dr. Stephan von Delft participates in AHK Brasil event

In its ninth edition, the German-Brazilian Innovation and Sustainability Congress, organized by the German-Brazilian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK) and co-hosted by the German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH-SP), will have Jun.- Prof. Dr. Stephan von Delft, junior professor of chemistry and entrepreneurship at WWU, on its panel of speakers.

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The joint call for applications of the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD and the Brazilian funding agency CAPES for doctoral scholarships to pursue research in Germany was recently launched.

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Tribute to Hellmut Eckert

The Journal of Physical Chemistry has dedicated a Virtual Special Issue to Prof. Dr. Hellmut Eckert in honour of his 65th birthday.

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WWU.USP - New calls ...for PhD candidates from USP and WWU

The second round has been launched!

Within the framework of the Strategic Partnership of the Universities of Münster and São Paulo, wwu.usp, are offered funding for research stays. Application deadline of the 2nd and last round: 15 June 2021.

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German-Brazilian Dialogue “Cities and Climate“

between 17 and 21 May 2021, 2 – 6 pm (BRT)

The University of Münster is prominently represented this year at the 9th German-Brazilian Dialogue on Science, Research and Innovation on "Cities and Climate – The Multi-Level Governance Challenge".

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Seminário online UrbanSus – Urban Atmosphere do IEA/USP

Date: 13.05.2021 von 19:00 bis 21:00 Uhr (CET)

At the online seminar "UrbanSus - Urban Atmosphere", Prof. Otto Klemm of the University of Münster will give a presentation on "Urban Air Pollution as Measured with a Cargo Bicycle". O evento será realizado pelo Instituto de Estudos Avançados da Universidade de São Paulo (USP).

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The PROBRAL programme, a cooperation between the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES), has launched a new call. The deadline is 21/22 May 2019.

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WWU at the 7th Cello Festival of Ouro Branco

International names in classical music were invited to the 7th Cello Festival of Ouro Branco in Minas Gerais, which took place virtually this time. It included Prof. Matias de Oliveira Pinto from the University of Music (WWU) and WWU alumnus Fábio Presgrave.

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UFMG Summer School on Brazilian Studies

for Bachelor and Master students at WWU

The UFMG is offering this year’s Summer School on Brazilian Studies in digital format. Application deadline: February 1, 2021 (via Brazil Centre).

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Viola van Melis from WWU takes part in SBPC event

The coordinator of the Centre for Research Communication of the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics" of the University of Münster, Viola van Melis, participated on 2 December 2020 in the round table of SBPC "Challenges of Communicating Science to Society".

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WWU participates in event for post-doctoral fellows

In cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the University of Potsdam and the Technical Universities of Berlin and Munich, the WWU has organised the annual Workshop Postdoc in Germany - Brazil 2020 virtually for the first time.

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WWU takes part in information event at UFV

WWU was invited to the information event on study and research opportunities in Germany alongside TUM, DFG and AvH as part of the Academic Integration Week at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV).

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