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Panel discussion on 'Erosion of Democracy? Academic freedom and right-wing politics in Europe' at this year's Berlin Science Week

What impact does the rise of right-wing politics have on the state of academic freedom and democracy in Europe? What factors contributed to the rise of right-wing movements and far-right ideologies? What strategies could help curb the spread of right-wing populist ideologies and strengthen democratic principles? These questions were discussed by political scientist Tarik Abou-Chadi from the University of Oxford and Einstein BUA Oxford Visiting Fellow and social scientist Kriszta Kovács from the Science Center Berlin, Cluster of Excellence SCRIPTS and ELTE University with Matthias Koch from the ZEIT-Stiftung Brucerius at the Museum für Naturkunde as part of Berlin Science Week 2023.

Dec 08, 2023

International workshop as part of the OXBER-funded project “Context-driven Infection Control Interventions" (CoDe-ICI)

As part of the "Context-driven Infection Control Interventions" project funded by the Oxford Berlin Research Cooperation to promote infection prevention interventions in low- and middle-income countries (LNME), a network meeting of the participating hospitals took place on October 19 and 20, 2023 at the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence in Berlin.

Dec 08, 2023

Prof. Irene Tracey, Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford, visits Berlin

In early November, a delegation led by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Irene Tracey, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Development and External Affairs) Prof. David Gann, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Innovation) Prof.Chas Bountra and other representatives of the University of Oxford arrived in Berlin.

Nov 14, 2023

New Round of Flexible Funds published by University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is calling for small-scale proposals to support the establishment of new research collaborations, or the continuation and advancement of existing collaborations, within the context of its research partnership with the Berlin University Alliance.

Nov 07, 2023

Podcast with Einstein BUA/Oxford Visiting Fellow Tarik Abou-Chadi

In the Einstein Foundation Berlin's #AskDifferent podcast series, the political scientist from the University of Oxford sheds light on why people in Europe are increasingly opting for extreme right-wing parties and how their success is affecting the political landscape. He also talks to Nancy Fischer about the much-vaunted "protest vote" and reveals how governments can take countermeasures.

Nov 07, 2023

Partnership Networking Event: An Opportunity for Exchange for the Oxford-Berlin Research Community

On October 18, 2023, the Oxford Berlin Research Partnership welcomed researchers and stakeholders who have received funding under the Partnership or are otherwise involved in the research partnership between Oxford and Berlin. In the main building of TU Berlin, the community was able to exchange ideas and network with each other.

Oct 23, 2023

Charité visits Oxford

CEO Professor Heyo K. Kroemer visits our partners in Oxford.

Oct 09, 2023

Oxford | Berlin Autumn School on Open and Responsible Research 2023

From November 20-24, 2023, the Oxford | Berlin Autumn School on Open and Responsible Research will take place in Oxford.The autumn school is organized by the University of Oxford in collaboration with BIH, the QUEST Center for Responsible Research, and Oxford Brookes University. 

Aug 14, 2023

Andrew Sharott to be new Einstein BUA/Oxford Visiting Fellow.

Sharott is an associate professor at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford and conducts research on brain disorders and treatments for Parkinson's disease, among other topics. The BUA/Oxford Visiting Fellows programme aims to integrate researchers from the University of Oxford into the Berlin scientific community on a long-term basis to further strengthen the scientific cooperation between the two cities. It is one of various funding lines of the Einstein Foundation Berlin.

Aug 04, 2023

Agilent Thought Leader Award for Peter Neubauer

Prof. Dr. Peter Neubauer, Head of Biochemical Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and Vice Academic Director (STEM) of the Oxford Berlin Research Partnership, will receive the Agilent Thought Leader Award for his outstanding research.

Aug 04, 2023

The 2nd Oxford Berlin Latin American Graduate Conference brings together young scholars from Oxford and Berlin

The conference was funded by the Oxford Berlin Research Partnership and provided an inspiring platform for students and young researchers from the Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and the Latin American Center at the University of Oxford.

Jul 13, 2023

New podcast episode with Karen Leeder and Durs Grünbein

The latest episode of BE:CURIOUS, the Oxford Berlin Research Partnership podcast, is about the art of poetry translation. Our guests are Durs Grünbein, one of the most important German poets of his generation, and Karen Leeder, Professor of New German Literature at Oxford University, who is currently Oxford/BUA Einstein Visiting Fellow and has translated several of Grünbein's poetry collections into English.

Jun 28, 2023

Visiting Fellowships 2024-25 at All Souls College, Oxford

All Souls College, Oxford proposes to elect a number of Visiting Fellows, for periods of one, two, or three terms, in the academic year October 2024 to June 2025. These Fellowships are intended to enable their holders to carry out study and research in Oxford and to participate in the academic life of the College and the University. Visiting Fellowships are open in all subjects.

Jun 21, 2023

Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy Receives Berlin Science Award

The Governing Mayor of Berlin, Kai Wegner, awarded the 15th Berlin Science Award at the Rotes Rathaus on Tuesday, 2 May 2023. The main prize was awarded to Dr Bénédicte Savoy, Professor of Modern Art History at the Technical University of Berlin.

May 03, 2023

Funding Available for Early Career Researchers

The Oxford Berlin Research Partnership aims to foster young talent and strenghten cooperations between researchers in Oxford and Berlin by providing support for the mobility of early career researchers. Apply now to our new funding programme (deadline 30 April).

Mar 14, 2023

The Einstein BUA/Oxford Visiting Fellow Programme Starts With Four Fellows

Oxford University, the Berlin University Alliance and the Einstein Foundation have invested 2m€ in a new fellowship programme to deepen academic links across the Channel. The focus is on two of the biggest challenges of our time: global health and social cohesion.

Feb 01, 2023

Professor Anita Traninger to receive renowned Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Preis 2023

Literary scholar Anita Traninger, Vice Academic President of the Oxford Berlin Partnership for the Humanities, will receive the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2023, endowed with 2.5 million euros.

Dec 08, 2022

The Oxford Berlin Research Partnership is looking for a new Project Coordinator

The Oxford Berlin Research Partnership will be hiring a new project coordinator. Click here to view the job posting in German language.

Dec 05, 2022

Strategy Workshop of the OX|BER Research Partnership was a Huge Success

24 participants from Oxford and Berlin got together in Oxford from 15-18.11.2022 for a joint strategy workshop to set the course for a successful second phase of the partnership. 

Nov 25, 2022

Berlin University Alliance and University of Oxford deepen their ties with new Memorandum of Understanding

The four institutions of the Berlin University Alliance and Oxford University joined forces five years ago to empower the next generation of the best and most talented researchers in Europe. Today, the partners are renewing their memorandum of understanding in the presence and upon invitation of Berlin Mayor Franziska Giffey, for five more years.

Nov 09, 2022