Statements #fortheKnowledge because #researchmatters

»For me, research is an endless space of freedom, limited only by professional and ethical standards. …«

Prof. Dr. Mikhail Boytsov
Faculty of Humanities, HSE University, Russia

»Research matters: As a kid I was always thinking that god knows the answers. But my teacher told …«

Dr. Ravisankar Naraparaju
German Aerospace Center, Cologne

»Working at the edge of what is known and pushing barriers a bit with every research project is for …«

Working group of Prof. Dr. Daniel Nettersheim
University Hospital Düsseldorf, Clinic for Urology, Urological Research Laboratory / Translational UroOncology

»I believe in a Science for Society, in sport psychology questions may come from scientific interest …«

University Professor Dr. Markus Raab
Head of the Institute of Psychology of the German Sport University Cologne

»I am #fortheknowledge because it helps in life and makes our world better. However, even now it is …«

Dr. Dilnoza Duturaeva
DFG Research Fellow at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences Paris, France

»What science brings us is astounding. We know now things we never even knew existed. Keeping in mind …«

Dr. Alice Valkárová
President of the Czech science funding organization GAČR

» …«

acad. Vladislav Panchenko
Chairman of the Board of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR)

»On behalf of the Center for Quantum Technologies of Moscow University, I cordially congratulate the …«

Prof. Dr. Sergey Kulik
Quantum Technology Centre, Faculty of Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University

»Knowledge for me is one of the greatest legacies that passes on through generations. We learn it, …«

Xuan Liu
PhD student in TRR196, subproject S01

»The corona pandemic has brought into sharp relief the importance of bottom-up basic research and …«

Professor Klement Tockner
President of the Austrian Science Fund FWF

»Research and Innovation are key to our collective future- essential for both economic development …«

Professor Mark Ferguson
Director General Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland

»On behalf of St. Petersburg State University, let us cordially congratulate the German Research Foundation …«

Anna Porodina
Deputy Vice-Rector for International Affairs, St. Petersburg State University

Celebrate Research

The DFG2020 – Because Research Matters campaign is about communicating and underscoring the importance of research-driven knowledge. It opens up a wide range of opportunities to speak up and ask questions. It raises debates and shows what answers researchers have to offer. For those of you who are located outside Germany, it gives you the opportunity to connect with us online and share your experiences, comments and questions.

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