Statements #fortheKnowledge because #researchmatters

»Research brings knowledge, knowledge breaks down the walls of ignorance and lights up humanity. Life for Science!«

Laurent Kidinda, PhD Student
Dresden University of Technology, Faculty of Environmental Sciences Institute of Soil Science and Site Ecology Soil, Resources and Land Use

»Research has opened up a world of clinical knowledge that was out of my reach. It empowers me to incorporate more evidence-based …«

Dr. Oshin Behl
Founder and President at Global Consortium of Medical Education and Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India / Dr. Med Candidate at the Department of ORL at University Clinic, Dresden

»For me, research stems from the urge of changing society. Innovation and ideas are entangled with our personal life. …«

Shawana Tabassum
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering The University of Texas at Tyler, USA

»The knowledge prepare us for the unknown, let it be good or bad. Thus, I’m #fortheknowledge. There are real problems …«

Ying Yan Ph.D
Institute for Insect Biotechnology, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

»Because Research is the natural expansion of human curiosity, it is the fundamental activity of any science on which …«

Dr. Alejandra Arciniega
Institute of Geophysics Dep. Volcanology, National Autonomous University of Mexico

»Science also sometimes provides unpleasant findings. However, we must also consider those and fight together to find …«

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

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 me that god has created …«

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 us one of the most …«

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 but likewise as …«

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 still a privilege …«

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 that pushing the …«

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

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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