22. July 2022 | Magazine:

The Week at TU Braunschweig │22.07.2022 Our Newsletter for all Employees

Topics: Female Double + Driving without a Licence + Metrology Millions + Lobster in Rhode Island + Summer School

Editor: Lisa Ryll

► TU9 dual leadership with Prof. Angela Ittel and Prof. Tanja Brühl

The presidents of TU Braunschweig and TU Darmstadt will lead TU9, the alliance of leading technical universities in Germany. They were unanimously elected for the term of office 2022 to 2024 at the General Assembly. This is the first time that there are two women at the head of the alliance.

► 15 million for quantum industry transfer

With the QVLS-iLabs, a cluster of the Clusters4Future programme is coming to the region. As part of Quantum Valley Lower Saxony, the iLabs match the strengths of the core research area metrology with industrial partners.

► Three years of the research club bid farewell

Workshops on acoustics, simulation, programming and design have already invited three years of students to try things out in the “changING” research club in the Cluster of Excellence SE²A. In autumn, the students will start the next research year, and at the same time the fourth year will begin.

► Diversity Day video recap

For all those who could not be present at the Diversity Day on University Square last week, we now have a throwback video.

► Picture gallery of the reception for staff members

Before the Diversity Day started, the Governance Board  invited 105 randomly selected staff members to a festive reception in the Architectural Pavilion to get to know each other and exchange ideas.

► Work, teach or research abroad?

With Erasmus+ staff mobility, staff can gain work experience abroad. Prof. Vanessa Miriam Carlow and Mona Seydel have tried it out and report on their personal impressions.

► Mail from … Rhode Island

Looking for inspiration for such a stay abroad? In the latest edition of “Mail from …”, doctoral student Alexander Barke from the Institute of Automotive Management and Industrial Production talks about his research stay at the University of Rhode Island.

► Feedback wanted

To make the information portal better structured and more service-oriented, the Infoportal team is conducting a survey until 31 July.

► Surveys on the automated family car

The development of the automated vehicle autoELFE is part of the UNICARagil project. The colleagues at the Institute of Psychology want to find out what requirements such a car should fulfill – from the point of view of older people aged 65 and over who no longer drive themselves, and from the point of view of parents with underage children.

► Funding to accelerate the energy transition

The Energy Research Centre Lower Saxony (EFZN) has launched a funding programme to accelerate the transformation of the energy system in the area of tension between the energy crisis and climate protection The deadline for submissions is 30 September.

► European Research & Innovation days

This years‘ digital R&I days of the European Commission will be on 28th and 29th of September. Registration is already open.

► Darling of the week

This week we have two dozen darlings: the 24 international students who are currently taking part in the Summer School at the International House. Finally back in person, exciting excursions are on the agenda alongside daily German lessons as a look at the picture gallery shows.