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NEW FELLOW: COHORT 2024

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March 27, 2024
by Dr. Emma Campbell

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International Women’s Day 2024
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NEW FELLOW: COHORT 2024

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February 28, 2024
by Dr. Celina Noe Amato

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Wire – Women in Research

Who we are, what we do
and why

Welcome to the WiRe Blog! WiRe – Women in Research is a Fellowship program for outstanding female postdocs at the University of Münster (International Office / Welcome Centre), Germany. On our blog you will find exciting insights into the (research) worlds of our fellows, learn more about how current research helps to solve pressing problems of our times, get inspired by our fellows and their experiences in the world of research and academia, and go on forays through Münster with us!

Newest posts


Celebrating a Culture of Knowledge Transfer and Creativity: The Second WiRe Research Video Contest. Cast Your Vote Until April 21, 2024!
Research for Future | Videos – Research Explained

Celebrating a Culture of Knowledge Transfer and Creativity: The Second WiRe Research Video Contest. Cast Your Vote Until April 21, 2024!

Cast your vote in our second WiRe Research Video Contest! Our fellows – all new to video making – have put a lot of effort, time and creativity in explaining their resesarch in a video! Have a look and help us find the best videos!

Can We Learn To Understand Our Society by Studying Ancient Religious Sites in Their Natural and Social Context?
Archaeology | Research for Future

Can We Learn To Understand Our Society by Studying Ancient Religious Sites in Their Natural and Social Context?

Embark on a journey into the fascinating intersection of archaeology and cultural heritage. Join Francesca Mazzilli as she unveils innovative insights into the ancient mysteries of Garvão, shedding light on its rich historical narrative and cultural significance.

#InspireInclusion Worldwide: Uniting Against Exclusion and Gender Disparity this International Women’s Day
News | Tips for and from women in research

#InspireInclusion Worldwide: Uniting Against Exclusion and Gender Disparity this International Women’s Day

In the ongoing struggle against exclusion and gender disparity, let’s take a look at how people #InspireInclusion in Münster and in the home countries of our WiRe fellows all around the world on this year’s International Women’s Day.

Behind the Lab Coat: An Imagined Conversation with Pauline, Animal Behavior Scientist and Supermom
Research Explained for Kids

Behind the Lab Coat: An Imagined Conversation with Pauline, Animal Behavior Scientist and Supermom

In the 33 Questions series, we challenge fellows to simplify their intricate research into concepts that even a child can grasp. Our fellow Pauline, researcher and mother, expanded this question, engaging us in an imaginary conversation explaining her research to one of her own three children. 

Can We Transform Alkenes? How Photochemistry Could Help Treat Cancer & Acne With the Same Molecule
Chemistry | Chemistry & Physics | Research for Future

Can We Transform Alkenes? How Photochemistry Could Help Treat Cancer & Acne With the Same Molecule

Dive with WiRe Fellow Dr. Amélia Messara into the world of photochemistry, where light sparks remarkable chemical transformations. Imagine the potential of reshaping molecular geometries to revolutionize cancer and acne treatments.

The Fellows


On the Way to Inclusion: Fostering Physical Education for All Abilities with Dr. Maria João Campos
Cohort 2024 | Meet Our Fellows

On the Way to Inclusion: Fostering Physical Education for All Abilities with Dr. Maria João Campos

We happily welcome Dr. Maria Campos, a scientist conducting her research from Portugal! Maria is combining pedagogy and sport science in her research focusing on new methods for inclusive physical education.