Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme 2023

2023-05-26 The European Centre for Advanced Studies (ECAS) is pleased to welcome twelve outstanding young scholars who have been selected to participate in the prestigious Lower Saxony - Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme in 2023.

The funding programme is financed by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture (MWK) and organised by ECAS, a joint research institution of Leuphana University Lüneburg and the University of Glasgow (Scotland). It facilitates cross-border cooperation in science and research, strengthens the reputation of both regions as producers of excellent knowledge in a European context, and at the same time forges closer links between the participating institutions.

Following the recently closed application phase for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students from renowned higher education institutions in Lower Saxony and Scotland, the selection committee has decided to support the following six tandems, which submitted the most exceptional joint research proposals, with fellowships:

  1. "quantumTANGO: Quantum Information with Top Quarks and Higgs Bosons"
    Steffen Korn (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) and Dr Jonathan Jamieson (University of Glasgow)
  2. "Detection of bioanalytes using a novel 3D printed sensor technique"
    Dr Kort Bremer (Leibniz Universität Hannover) and Dr Lourdes Alwis (Edinburgh Napier University)
  3. "High Reflectivity of focussed Fields"
    Yijun Wang (Leibniz University Hannover) and Zhujun Ye (University of Glasgow)
  4. The mechanical Faraday effect - can it actually be measured?"
    Denis Uhland (Leibniz Universität Hannover) and Benjamin Butler (University of Glasgow)
  5. "Modeling the Path to Sustainable Diets: An Analysis of Policy Interventions and Consumer Behaviour in Germany and Scotland"
    Jonas Stehl (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) and Alexander Vonderschmidt (University of Edinburgh)
  6. "Skilled migrant women workers from Germany and developing countries: Navigating career and networking challenges and opportunities in Scotland"
    Alara Yaman (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) and Amira Rahmat (University of Edinburgh)

On behalf of the entire ECAS team and the esteemed members of the selection panel, we warmly congratulate the above-mentioned tandems on their exceptional project proposals and their acceptance into the Lower Saxony - Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme.