HeRA Lunch - have lunch and educate yourself

Bring your lunch and educate yourself! Please join us for the Heine Research Academies lunch talks. Invited speakers are introducing information on research careers, HHU-internal funding programmes for research and teaching, HHU facilities supporting your research or other helpful information on „How to get around at HHU“.

How it works? Bring your sandwiches, foster your knowledge and get into casual conservation with the referee, your peers and colleagues afterwards - always on Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m..


07.11.2018 Research Data Management and Open Science at HHU

The Vice-Rector for Research and Transfer at HHU, Prof. Peter Westhoff will speak about HHU’s Research Data Management and Open Access Policies, its relating technical infrastructures as well as his ideas to promote Open Science at HHU. As a member of DFG’s standing committee for research infrastructure (AWBI) he will also give some insight into current discussions in the German research community on those issues. Finally there is room for discussion on your opinions and needs in terms of data management regulations and standard setting, infrastructure and training at HHU.

This HeRA Lunch session will take place in Building 21.02, Meeting room 27.

12.12.2018 A short guide to EU funding for research

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Are you interested in EU-funding for research? Have you heard about Horizon2020 and would like to know more about it? Would you like to apply for ERC or Marie S.-Curie funding and need to know where to find support and advice?  Dr. Claudia Whittle and Martina Kuhlmann from the Department of Research and Transfer will provide you with a short introduction into the world’s largest single funding programme for research and innovation called Horizon 2020. In particular, they will talk about the main characteristics of the Marie S. Curie actions and the ERC Starting Grant.
They will also give you a brief overview of the support services available here at the University Administration for researchers applying for third-party funding.

This HeRA Lunch session will take place in Building 16.11, 1st floor, Meeting room 2

23.01.2019 Career development plan for postdocs at HHU

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Whether you are looking for an academic career or a non-academic career: In any case, concrete goals and planning are an important basis for a career path that suits you. Uta Brunner from JUNO presents the career guide for postdocs developed by JUNO, which is designed to help you take a look at your own career development in good time.

This HeRA Lunch session will take place in Building 16.11, 1st floor, Meeting room 2.

20.02.2019 Research Data Management - Is it worth it?

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Research Data Management can sound like yet another additional task to worry about during the research process. But, it doesn't have to be hard or complicated. Maurice Schleußinger (The Centre for Information and Media Technology, ZIM at HHU) will talk about the chances and advantages of good Research Data Management and what kind of practical support HHU provides for their researchers. More Information at https://fdm.hhu.de/en

This HeRA Lunch session will take place in Building 16.11, 1st floor, Meeting room 2.

Additional information


12:30 - 1:30 pm


different for each session, please see above


free admission, bring your own lunch

Contact person

Dr. Uta Brunner, juno@hhu.de


Open to all - No registration necessary, however, seats are limited.


Dr. Uta Brunner

Junior Scientist and
International Researcher Center (JUNO)
Heine Research Academies
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Gebäude 16.11.
Ebene 04 Raum 33
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf
Tel.: +49 211 81-13564
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