WiRe – The University of Münster’s Fellowship Program for Female Postdocs
WiRe is a fellowship program for international female postdoctoral researchers at the University of Münster in Münster, Germany, hosted by its Welcome Centre for Internationally Mobile Researchers. The WiRe fellowship program pays respect to the specific challenges of women in research, focusing on female postdocs in the ‘Rush Hour of Life’.
Have you ever wondered how bacteria might help us solve the plastic pollution problem? What do cupcakes have to do with nanotechnology, and which questions do philosophers of biology deal with? Can you relate to the challenges and highlights of the life of a young researcher?
Communicating research to the public is crucial in addressing the pressing issues of our time. Research findings provide insights and solutions to problems such as climate change, health crises, and social inequality. However, without effective communication, these findings may remain unknown or misunderstood by the wider public.
Effective communication of research can increase public awareness, build trust, and facilitate informed decision-making. It can also inspire public engagement and encourage individuals to take action. In order to address the challenges facing our world, it is essential that researchers prioritize effective communication of their work to ensure that their findings reach and benefit the broader society.
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!