The mission of WIAS is improving our understanding of animals and their various roles for mankind through fundamental and strategic research and training of early stage researchers (PhD and post-doc).

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Call for WIAS Publication Prize

Every year, WIAS confers a publication prize to a PhD candidate for the most innovative, high-quality publication. The winner receives a prize of € 500. The publication prize will be conferred during the WIAS science day (18 March 2018). The evaluation of the nominated publications is performed by the International Advisory Board of WIAS. The author(s) of the winning publication will be invited to give the WIAS lunch lecture on 2 April 2019.

We ask chair holders to nominate one publication of a WIAS PhD candidate per chair group with a concise motivation (max. 300 words). The paper should be written by the PhD candidate as first author and it should be published in 2018. Papers that are not published yet, but are available online are eligible. We

WIAS Lunch Lectures

The upcoming WIAS lunch lecture will be on Tuesday 5 February 2019 at 12.15 in room A0107 of the Zodiac building. The WIAS lunch lectures take place every first Tuesday of the month.