Statements #fortheKnowledge because #researchmatters

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

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 team on a …«

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

»Science is the inner world of every person, but not everyone understands how interesting it is to look there. Science …«

Prof. Dr. Elena Gogina
Associate Professor of the Department of Water Supply and Water Removal, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU), Russia

»The world is “why?”. Science is “because”.«

Pavel Vorobev
Chairman of Student Scientific Society, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU), Russia

»The COVID-19-crisis has shown once more that collaboration and dialogue between partners of all types including international …«

Professor B. Mario Pinto
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) and Head, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Australia

»To the 100th anniversary of the DFG. I admire the harmonious and thorough work of this wonderful team, their faith …«

Prof. Dr. Yuri Kusrayev
Director of the Division of Solid State Physics, the Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg Principal Investigator ICRC – TRR 160

»Knowledge is the basis for everyday creative search. It is a window into a new world, and new discoveries. It makes …«

Dr. Natalia Shishlina
Head of the archaeological department, State Historical museum Moscow, Russia

»Modern science means cooperative research. Together we can do much more than separately. 1+1 is much more than 2!«

Prof. Dr. Dmitry Khokhlov
Physics Department, Moscow State University Moscow, Russia

»We are living a unique moment where two bad facts are present: the widespread dissemination of fake news and a global …«

Dr. João Fernando Gomes de Oliveira
Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of São Paulo, Brasil

»It is very important that much of our research is curiosity-driven. One is reminded of the answer thought to have been …«

»Experiment. Fail. Learn. Repeat. The DFG has always been at the forefront of extending the boundaries of knowledge, …«

Christopher Barner-Kowollik
Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia

»One of the grand challenges facing human being nowadays is sustainable development, which is involved food, water, environment …«

Professor Junwang (John) Tang
FRSC, Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, UK

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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