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Creating and managing one’s own research group for the first time and meanwhile being integrated within a renowned international working environment, gathering teaching experience, and also benefiting from the outstanding infrastructure of a major research center—this is the dream of every young scientist. For the Young Investigators Groups in the Helmholtz-funded research program of the same name, it’s no longer a dream—it’s a tangible reality. In our brochure "Successful Support for Young...

Photo: Dr. Georgi Georgiev, CSNSM Orsay, Frankreich
The global network for FAIR continues to expand. With the inclusion of Australia, all of the world’s continents are now involved in the research program at the future accelerator center FAIR. Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra will play a leading role in a new international partnership at NUSTAR, one of the four key experiment programs at FAIR.

Photo: G. Otto/GSI Helmholtzzentrum
Without extreme cold, nothing at all functions properly in the new SIS100 accelerator ring, the heart of the future FAIR system. Components for FAIR are currently being designed and built around the world. A crucial component for the cooling system in the 1,100-meter-long ring accelerator has now arrived in Darmstadt.

Photo: G. Otto/GSI Helmholtzzentrum
The Marketing Committee of the city of Darmstadt held his latest meeting at GSI and FAIR. The municipal committee under the direction of Head Mayor Jochen Partsch was staying at GSI and FAIR on invitation of Administrative Managing Director Ursula Weyrich.

Photo: Gaby Otto/GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH
On Monday, 25 July, this year’s Summer Student Program at GSI and FAIR started, in which 34 students from 20 countries take part. They will spend eight weeks on the campus, get to know the experiments and the research areas and get involved in the everyday working life.

Photo: G. Otto/GSI Helmholtzzentrum
Current research and further projects at GSI and FAIR were the main topics during a visit of Brigitte Zypries, member of the German parliament. The traditional summer walking tour with citizens through her constituency led the politician, who also is Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy, to the GSI and FAIR campus.