Summer School 2021

Our third summer school took place in the picturesque town of Wetzlar from 30.08.2021 – 01.09.2021. Together with our peers from the SFB 858 in Wetzlar „Synergistic Effects in Chemistry – From Additivity towards Cooperativity“ we spent three days presenting and discussing our research findings. The sessions proved especially lively with the PhDs from Wetzlar … Read more

Status Meeting 2021 in Bad Boll

Doctoral Researcher of the CRC1333 sitting in a row watching a presentation on the screen

On June 14th-16th ,2021 our CRC 1333 held its third status meeting in Bad Boll on the outskirts of the greater Stuttgart region. The three-day event gave every research team from the Areas A – Materials, B – Catalysis, and C – Analysis, Theory and Simulation a chance to present and discuss their current research … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Naumann

Dr. Stefan Naumann, Junior Group Leader CRC1333 Projects A6 and B7.

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Dr. Stefan Naumann on successfully obtaining his habilitation with the title “N-Heterocyclic Olefins and their Application in Polymerization Catalysis”. He is the principal Investigator for Project A6 Carbon materials with tailored, selectively functionalized mesopores using organocatalytically derived polyethers and our Seed Funding Project 3 “Isotactic Pluronics” – … Read more

Best Master´s Thesis Award

Best Masters Thesis

During the Minisymposium 2021, we ceremoniously awarded Katrin Gugler with the “CRC 1333 – Best Master´s Thesis” of the first funding period. Her work on “Simulation of Rh-catalyzed asymmetric arylation reaction mechanisms” also found it’s way into a pubilcation of Organometallics. Once again: congratulations, Katrin! Today, she is a doctoral researcher in the Kästner Group … Read more

Group Seminar: Who am I when and where?

During two half-day sessions on April 13th and April 29th, 2021 our female doctoral researchers had a chance to have the online group seminar: Who am I when and where? The Challenge of Acting in Different Roles: Mindful (Self-)Leadership. During the seminar, participants discussed the different roles they take on for others and which expectations … Read more

CRC 1333 PhDs attended seminar on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Joint effort

Interdisciplinary research and interprofessional collaboration are becoming increasingly important in the modern academic context. Therefore, members of the CRC 1333 attended a two-days-workshop given by Prof. Dr. Tobias Schmohl which focused on challenges and opportunities of cooperations across the disciplines in their research projects as well as with regard to their graduation processes. On the … Read more

CRC 1333 Young Researchers Colloquium starting out

Our newly established “CRC 1333- Young Researchers Colloquium” is designed to give the floor to the next generation of scientists. Monthly, on every 4th Thursday, 02:00 p.m., our young researchers will present publicly and internally their recently published scientific work. We will start out with a topic from our Area C, Analysis, Theory, Simulations, “Field … Read more

Resilience in Academia – Part 1


As part of the skills development training offered for female doctoral researchers,  the workshop program “Resilience in Academia” took place from mid-August to mid-November, 2020. The goal of the workshops was to build resilience in the participants, to provide them with skills and strategies that enable them to deal with crisis situations. These strategies were … Read more

Leadership Training: Working in (intercultural) Teams

An essential part of the CRC 1333 is the collaborative work in interdisciplinary teams. Which dynamics influence the workflow of such a team? What is a team as opposed to a random group of people? These were just some of the questions asked and answered during the workshop “Working in (intercultural) teams” on 13th October … Read more