20.07.2018
Buried in the Fine Print: Social Sciences in Bremen strong on research

Buried in the Fine Print: Social Sciences in Bremen strong on research

Political Science and Sociology No. 4 in acquiring research grants of the German Research Foundation.

The recently published Funding Atlas 2018 of the German Research Foundations contains interesting numbers for Bremen. If one browses to page 111 one can discover that between 2014 and 2016 the German research Foundation has granted 9.9 Mio euros to sociology and political science in Bremen. Only the Freie Universität Berlin (15,6 Mio. euros), the University of Mannheim (13,8 Mio euros) and the University of Bielefeld (11,2 Mio euros) received more research grants. Read more ...

17.05.2018
Cannabis should be treated the same way as other new medicines

Cannabis should be treated the same way as other new medicines

First Study on new Cannabis Medicines and their use presented in Berlin on May 17th, 2018.

The Cannabis Report, supported by the Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) describes the new cannabis medicines and their use for the insured of one of the biggest German statutory health insurances, the TK. Read more ...

07.05.2018
Professor at SOCIUM member of the German federal government's pension commission

Professor at SOCIUM member of the German federal government's pension commission

Simone Scherger member of the Commission "Verlässlicher Generationenvertrag" ("Reliable generational contract").

In their coalition contract, the parties of the governing Grand Coalition had agreed upon establishing a governmental commission on pensions. It consists of representatives of employers and trade unions, of members of the Bundestag and academic experts. The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs now has appointed this commission consisting of ten members. Simone Scherger from SOCIUM is one of these members. Read more ...