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.


Statements #fortheKnowledge

»In our post-factual world it is becoming more and more important to stand up #fortheKnowledge. Science wants to find …«

Dr. Melanie Haffner-Luntzer
@MelanieH_L via Twitter, University Ulm

»The ‘Fridays for Future’ generation decided #researchmatters – for the benefit of our planet. As a biodiversity researcher …«

Foto: Robert Lohse

»#researchmatters means to me: to advance the solution of the global problems of mankind and to do research on the cutting …«

Director of the TU Dresden and CEO of “DRESDEN-concept”

»With our campaign we want to show how important knowledge and science are and why it is necessary to choose them again …«

Prof. Dr. Katja Becker
President of the DFG

»Why we do what we do as infection biologists? Because we are curious & want to understand the underlying mechanisms …«

Dr. Gisa Gerold
@GeroldLab via Twitter

»For a clear conscience with knowledge!«

Prof. Dr. Michael Farle
Co-Speaker of the Transregio 270: Hysteresis design of magnetic materials for efficient energy conversion, Uni Duisburg/Essen

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