Tag: International Research

The first leg of Science Sets Sail is now over, we docked in Riga, Latvia, and welcomed guests to a special ‘Captain’s Dinner’ and our second ‘Open Ship Day.’ You might be wondering what we’ve achieved from a scientific perspective? Before changing crews, we asked this of Prof. Dr. Axel Munnecke of ...

Everyone has settled in, recovered from sea sickness, and got to know each other – what a perfect time to meet in small groups in the dining room or on deck to discuss research projects and opportunities for exchange and collaboration.

With the first leg of Science Sets Sail now underway, we’d like to introduce you to the first of three FAU teams participating in leg 2. Five researchers from the Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Technologies and their guests will swap their lab equipment for nautical telescopes from 25 July. SA...

On 18 July the three Science Set Sail teams – CHREN, GZN, and FAPS along with guest international researchers – welcomed visitors to the Thor Heyerdahl and science pavilion.

After being welcomed aboard on Saturday evening by Friedrich- Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) President, Professor Joachim Hornegger, the new teams were – quite literally – shown the ropes!

Science sets sail this weekend from a berth at the Seefischmarkt in Kiel! Friedrich- Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) President, Professor Joachim Hornegger, will welcome the participants of the first leg of ‘Science Sets Sail’. Before the ship slips its berth at 17:00 on Saturday, July 15, media will also have access to the ship for an hour to speak to the participants and take photos.

The last of our teams taking part in the first leg of Science Sets Sail is the GeoZentrum Nordbayern (GZN, or in English, the Geo-Centre of Northern Bavaria). Six FAU researchers will be joined by guests from seven institutions including the universities of Copenhagen, Krakow, Lund, and Hull.

This summer, a sailing ship full of international scientists will bring a mini science fair to five ports on the Baltic. We hope we’ll see you at one of our Science Sets Sail ‘Open Ship Days’!