Month: March 2018

The German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded the 2018 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize to Antonia Wachter-Zeh of Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Prof. Antonia Wachter-Zeh is one of ten young scientists to receive the most important German award for young talent. (image: Astrid Eckert / TUM) TUM scientist wins the most important German award for young talent MUNICH, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Research Foundation (DFG) has awarded the 2018 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize to Antonia

University of Warwick commits to a close and active research and teaching alliance with French and Belgian partners despite Brexit

University of Warwick commits to a close and active research and teaching alliance with French and Belgian partners despite Brexit COVENTRY, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has today signed and launched two major teaching and research collaborations with partner universities and colleges in Paris and Brussels. The initiative, launched today in

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

The capture of Kochi and victory of the Dutch V.O.C. over the Portuguese in 1656, on the coast of Malabar. Coenraet Decker, 1682. Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese

Arla Foods to sell its cheese production site in Sonthofen, Germany to dairy company Allgäuer Hof-Milch GmbH

Arla Foods to sell its cheese production site in Sonthofen, Germany to dairy company Allgäuer Hof-Milch GmbH Viby J, Denmark, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European dairy co-operative Arla Foods plans to sell its cheese production site in Sonthofen, Germany to German-based dairy company Allgäuer Hof-Milch GmbH. Both companies have signed a letter of intent

Study: dramatic climate event with a sudden drop in average temperatures had no substantial impact on human activity at Star Carr

An artist’s impression of how the Star Carr site might have looked. Image by Dominic Andrews Pioneering early people who lived at the end of the last ice age actually carried on with life as usual despite plummeting temperatures, a study at a world-famous archaeological site in North Yorkshire suggests. YORK, 30-Mar-2018 —

Garmin named Official Supplier for Team Luna Rossa Challenge, Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup

OLATHE, Kansas, USA, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Garmin today announced that it has been selected as an Official Supplier for Team Luna Rossa Challenge, Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup. As official supplier, Garmin will supply its high performance GNX 120 sailing instruments and sensors as well as quatix® 5 marine smartwatches and

University of Cambridge and Nanjing Municipal Government to establish joint research centre

University of Cambridge and Nanjing Municipal Government to establish joint research centre The new joint centre will support innovative research into smart cities and fully integrated urban environments. CAMBRIDGE, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Stephen Toope, the University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor, today signed an agreement to formalise a strategic partnership with the Nanjing Municipal