The Falling Walls Lab is a challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary competition for outstanding talents from the agricultural, medical, economical, engineering and humanities sectors. It offers ac...
Falling Walls Lab Australia Competition 2016
Minister Steven Joyce visits RV SONNE
Accompanied by German Ambassador Dr Anne-Marie Schleich, New Zealand Science Minister Steven Joyce visited the German research vessel SONNE, which was moored in Wellington Harbour last month. During a guided tour, the ship's captain Oliver Meyer and scientists Dr Katrin Huhn and Dr Karsten Gohl explained the extensive technical equipment and machinery.
Minister Joyce with research cruise director Dr Katrin Huhn
(© German Embassy)
Minister Joyce was especially interested in joint German-New Zealand marine science projects and their latest research findings. He also talked to the ship's crew and other scientists.
RV SONNE in New Zealand
Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2016
The Deutsche Welle is staging the 9th Global Media Forum in Bonn from 13 to 15 June 2016. The forum is held in English and participants from over 130 countries are expected to attend (last year saw over 2.200 participants, among them almost 600 press representatives).
The conference, which is supported by the German Foreign Office, will have "Media. Freedom. Values." as its theme. Media representatives from around the globe - among them many from Deutsche Welle's partners - will have a chance to discuss topics such as selective perception in the internet, the endangerment of democratic values, responsibilities and sustainability of politics and the role of the media with persons from the political, cultural, economic, development and scientific fields.
More about the conference
DW Global Media Forum 2016 Flyer [pdf, 661.12k]
The 11th Asia-Pacific Weeks (APW) will take place in Berlin from 23 May to 3 June 2016. They are dedicated to startups and their ecosystems under the slogan "Asia-Europe Innovation Dialogue". The APW - now an annual event - are Europe`s most important platform for dialogue and cooperation with partners from the Asia-Pacific region. Relevant institutional players from the business, science, cultural and political sectors meet here, for networking and cooperation in practice.
Asia-Pacific-Weeks Berlin 2016