Dr. Christina Beck

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News about research policy, people and from the institutes


Angela Merkel switches on Wendelstein 7-X fusion device

February 03, 2016
Experimental operation of the fusion reactor type stellarator kicks off with festive ceremony [more]

Wendelstein 7-X produces first hydrogen plasma

January 29, 2016
Official ceremony on February 3, 2016 / Livestream [more]

New momentum for Open Access

December 10, 2015
A new approach should give a fresh boost to Open Access, the unrestricted online access to scholarly research articles. This is the result of an international conference in Berlin, where a process was initiated to transform subscription journals to Open Access. The key to this lies in the hands of the scientific institutions and their sponsors: Public resources that are currently spent on journal subscriptions would have to be converted into open-access publishing funds. [more]

Materials for the technology of tomorrow

November 03, 2015
The NOMAD European Center of Excellence is set to simplify the search for new materials and previously unknown properties of materials [more]

The Max Planck Institute for Brain Research commemorates its tragic past

October 29, 2015
Commemoration event at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research [more]

Max Planck researchers to benefit from open access agreement with Springer

October 21, 2015
It allows open access publishing without administrative obstacles or cost barriers [more]

"Oh, how nice!"

October 13, 2015

The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics opens in Frankfurt am Main

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