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Category: Wissenschaft & Forschung

Just under five years ago, an international team led by Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) undertook to significantly increase the yield of the tropical cassava plant. The researchers in the ‘Cassava Source-Sink’ project are supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ...

Category: Events, People

The International Office of the Faculty of Sciences invites all interested young researchers to the next Brown Bag Break on Jun. 19th, 2019, 5-7 pm. The event will take place at lecture hall H2 at the Faculty of Sciences, Egerlandstraße 3, 91058 Erlangen. Get to know researchers of different disc...

Category: Research

With this innovative programme, the Faculty of Sciences is offering scholarships to support outstanding young female researchers from the Faculty with research stays abroad of a maximum of 4 months. Chairs at the Faculty can host international female researchers for a limited period of research if t...

Category: Department of Biology, Research

If there’s one thing potato plants don’t like, it’s heat. If the temperature is too high, potato plants form significantly lower numbers of tubers or sometimes none at all. Biochemists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have now discovered the reason why. If the temperature r...

Category: Department of Mathematics

The mathematician and FAU representative Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Enrique Zuazua has been awarded a Humboldt professorship. The President of the Humboldt Foundation (AvH), Hans Christian Pape, awarded the prize during a ceremony on 9 May in Berlin. Zuazua is the fifth Humboldt professor at FAU. The award i...