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HAI Symposium 2015, Embassy of Canada to Germany,Berlin

During the past five years the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI) has proven to be the most successful and productive German-Canadian platform for collaborative research in the fields of Energy, Environment and Health Sciences. With this in mind, both the Helmholtz...

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HAI-E&E Workshop, Berlin

On 8 September a workshop at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science (Berlin Germany) provided an opportunity for over 40 researchers to identify and refine the areas of mutual research interest for collaboration between partners from five centres in the Helmholtz...

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Post-doctoral position for HAI PhD graduate

Hannes Hofmann has just completed his PhD at the University of Alberta in Development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) in Northern Alberta and accepted a 2-year post-doctoral position at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands to work on the project related...

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HAI-NDR Conference, Banff

On 22-24 May the Neurodegenerative Disease research group of the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI-NDR) hosted a workshop on Prion strains: Structure, tropism and host response at the Banff Conference Centre (Banff, Alberta). The conference was an opportunity for over...

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Helmholtz post-doc fellowship for HAI graduate

Dr. Patricia Martinez-Garzon (former PhD student in HAI Theme group "Carbon Storage" and member of GFZ section "Geomechanics and Rheology") has received a fellowship within the „Helmholtz-Postdoctoral Programme“. The fellowship includes a three-year postdoc position...

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Partners extend Memorandum of Understanding

During the 5th Annual Meeting of the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI) on September 29 and 30, 2014, in Edmonton and exactly five years after its initial signing, the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Alberta and the Helmholtz Association on the...

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HAI expands into Infectious Disease Research

Alberta joins forces with Germany in fight against hepatitis A newly formed Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative – Infectious Disease Research (HAI-IDR) team will help lead the fight against hepatitis. The highly anticipated expansion into infection research was sealed with...

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3rd HAI Science Forum

Young scientists from Canada and Germany meet in Edmonton This event provides our students and post-doctoral fellows within the Energy & Environment program with valuable opportunities to showcase their research results in oral and poster presentations as well as...

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Canadian-German Science Forum

Young scientists from Canada and Germany meet in Potsdam In the presence of the Canadian Ambassador to Germany, Dr. Peter M. Boehm, this year’s rotating meeting of the Helmholtz Alberta Initiative (HAI) will open on Monday 10, September 2012. HAI is a scientific...

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