Here is the basis of the association’s work: six theses which, in the eyes of the association, represent the most important problems in the German science system with regard to working conditions.
Explanation: The sciences consist of an interplay between the acquisition of knowledge and the critical examination of results. They are the basis for progress in society as a whole and […]
Explanation The science system is characterized by high performance expectations and great competition. The Federal Report for Young Scientists (BuWiN) 2021 documents that 92 percent of full-time staff at universities […]
Explanation: Supporting scientists in early career phases is an essential part of scientific work. Incentives for good teaching are therefore necessary. The general conditions are an obstacle to this: Hierarchies […]
Explanation: A career in academic research is a constant comparison of forces, fueled by the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz. If the decisive criterion for new hires is the number of publications, this tempts […]
Explanation: Science communication enables the sharing of scientific knowledge between scientists and society. Citizens need access to the current state of knowledge in research in order to participate in political […]
Explanation: Taxpayers’ money often funds scientific work and is not used efficiently due to the working conditions in the science system. Biomedical research alone receives up to $240 billion annually […]