Supporting a good start at Mathematics Münster
31 new PhD students and postdocs from more than 15 countries are currently starting at Mathematics Münster. Welcome! To ensure a good start despite the current pandemic situation, we are offering various information events and a new Buddy Programme.
The concept of the Buddy Programme is that PhD researchers and postdocs who have been working at Mathematics Münster for some time are acting as individual contact persons for the new scientists. The "Buddies" are available to answer questions about work and the University of Münster, provide tips for life in Münster and - as far as the corona measures allow - organize social events. "With the Buddy Programme, we are creating an exchange through which the newcomers are integrated into the community of Mathematics Münster right from the start - despite home office and distance regulations," says Dr. Imke Franzmeier, who is responsible for the Cluster’s early career support.
Further appointments are intended to ensure that the young researchers find their way around the Cluster easily. There has already been an hybrid event with the "Welcome Centre" of the University of Münster and the contact people from the Cluster management introduced themselves in a zoom meeting. On 21 October there will be the "Mathematics Münster Welcome Event". Professors will welcome the new Cluster members to Münster and there will be opportunities for networking and interdisciplinary exchange.