Kategorie: general

FRASCAL project focuses on what holds matter together at its core. Material fractures in planes, ships or trains can lead to catastrophes and cost lives - for example, the ICE train accident in Eschede 25 years ago was triggered by the fracture of a wheel tyre. In 13 projects, the Research Training ...

Kategorie: general

How many unconscious biases prevail in academia? Too many, according to the inclusive leadership expert, Dr. Iris Wangermann. Female-authored papers tend to be cited less frequently than male-authored papers. Further, the ease with which one's family name is pronounced can have an impact on whether ...

Kategorie: events, general, people, research

On 15 March 2023, the 2nd FRASCAL Symposium was held at the venerable Orangerie of Erlangen. The symposium aimed to provide a platform for the FRASCAL principal advisors and prospective future Mercator fellows to share their insights on the fracture problem from a higher-level perspective.