Forschungszentrum Jülich

Newsletter of Geoverbund ABC/J

No 02/2019 | 25 Jun 2019

Dear members of Geoverbund,
dear readers,

have you already registered for the ABC/J Summer Festival? This year, Geoverbund ABC/J is organizing the festival together with the Department of Geosciences of the University of Cologne. We are delighted to welcome Prof. Joy Obando from Kenyatta University as our keynote speaker. The award ceremony of the Geoverbund ABC/J Young Academics Award 2019 will be another highlight of the afternoon. Read more in this issue.

I hope you enjoy reading it!
Dr. Daniel Felten │ Head Geoverbund ABC/J Coordination Office

P.S. If you would like to share your news by this newsletter, please write to us!

In this issue

Research & Infrastructure

ABC/J Summer Festival Keynote by Prof. Joy Obando, Kenyatta University
ABC/J Young Academics Award 2019 is awarded to early career scientists from Bonn and Cologne

For students

Power Your Life - Science meets Economy: Apply now!
ABC/J Excursion to Oman 2020: Apply now!

Dates for your diary

ABC/J Summer Festival and General Meeting 2019 in Cologne: Register now!
Few places still available! HPSC TerrSys Fall School 2019 in Bonn
App for Open Day at Forschungszentrum Jülich
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Good to know...

Last year Geoverbund has supported research and infrastructure projects in the ABC/J-region with 72,491 Euro.

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Research & Infrastructure

ABC/J Summer Festival Keynote by Prof. Joy Obando, Kenyatta University

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Mentorship as a process allows co-learning among individuals; usually with knowledge and skills from a mentor to a mentee. The keynote will explore the existing opportunities and barriers for mentoring the next generation of academicians in Africa.
Professor Joy Obando (Kenya) has been involved in research activities, training and community outreach related to Integrated Watershed Management. She is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Geography, Kenyatta University and also a member of the Kenya DAAD Scholars Association (KDSA). We are delighted to welcome Prof. Joy Obando as our keynote speaker for the 2019 ABC/J Summer Festival.
Registration and further information about the summer festival

ABC/J Young Academics Award 2019 is awarded to early career scientists from Bonn and Cologne

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This year, Dr. Jessica Keune and Dr. Maximilian Weigand from the Institute of Geosciences and Meteorology at the University of Bonn and Dr. Melanie Bartz, Institute of Geography of the University of Cologne, receive the ABC/J Young Academics Award for their outstanding, innovative and interdisciplinary research.
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For students

Power Your Life - Science meets Economy: Apply now!

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This year’s event series "Power Your Life" will take place under the motto "Science meets Economy". It offers students the opportunity to gain practical experience in real projects at renowned enterprises. In small groups, students work together on project assignments and collect 3 CreditPoints in the Studium Integrale. Geoverbund ABC/J is taking part with the project "Site-marketing in the geosciences", which provides students with an insight into the field of scientific communication.
Power Your Life

ABC/J Excursion to Oman 2020: Apply now!

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Apply now for one of a total of 20 ABC/J scholarships for the Oman Excursion! Closing date is 31 October 2019. The interdisciplinary excursion will focus on geoscientific and geographical topics such as the transition in Earth (geology), landscape (coasts, deserts, oases, flora & fauna) and society (history, archaeology, cultural development, climate change & agriculture).
Off to the desert
Blog of the 2019 excursion (in German)

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Dates for your diary

ABC/J Summer Festival and General Meeting 2019 in Cologne:
Register now!

Summer Festival

The 2019 ABC/J Summer Festival and General Meeting will take place on 5 July 2019 at Uni Cologne starting at 2 pm. This year's highlights: The award ceremony of the Geoverbund ABC/J Young Academics Award 2019 and the keynote "Mentoring of Early Career Scientists – Chances and Barriers in Tackling Africa‘s Grand Challenges” by Prof. Joy Obando, Kenyatta University. All Geoverbund ABC/J members, professors, academic staff, and students, are cordially invited! We kindly ask for prior registration.
Registration and further information about the summer festival
Registration and further information about the general meeting

Few places still available! HPSC TerrSys Fall School 2019 in Bonn

© HPSC TerrSys

The competence centre HPSC TerrSys offers a fall school in Terrestrial Modelling and High-Performance Scientific Computing from 23-27 September 2019 in Bonn, Germany. The objectives of this applied course is to provide the theoretical and technical context of HPC-environments utilizing stand-alone and coupled hydrologic, land surface and atmospheric models. The course is aimed at Master and PhD students as well as PostDocs and application is still open.
Programme und application

App for Open Day at Forschungszentrum Jülich

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There is a new app (in German) for Open Day at Forschungszentrum Jülich on 7 July 2019. On the smartphone, it provides information on how to get there and guides you through the programme. The "Campusplan" guides visitors to research highlights and institutes. The app should be downloaded in advance of the event. From 10 am to 5 pm visitors can gain interesting insights into the work of science. Families with children are especially welcome.
Plan your trip (in German)

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Good to know...

Last year Geoverbund has supported research and infrastructure projects in the ABC/J-region with 72,491 Euro.

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Legal notice

Geoverbund ABC/J is the geoscientific network of RWTH Aachen University, University of Bonn, University of Cologne, and Forschungszentrum Jülich. Please address suggestions, criticism and requests to the Geoverbund Coordination Office:

Geoverbund ABC/J Coordination Office│c/o Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH│52425 Jülich│Germany│e-mail: geoverbund@fz-juelich.de

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Editors: Hela Brixius, Dr. Daniel Felten (responsible for the content), Geoverbund ABC/J Coordination Office

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