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News of the LIR

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New study by the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR) in Mainz identi-fies basic brain mechanisms and neurocircuits that determine resilience.
Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research receives 1,200,000 euros to research innovative therapeutic approaches for the prevention and treatment of stress-associated diseases
LIR welcomed the President of the Leibniz Association, Prof. Dr. Martina Brockmeier, for the first time on a visit to the institute. It is a very special visit with a double signal effect.
Der rheinland-pfälzische Gesundheitsminister Clemens Hoch hat heute bei einem Besuch des Leibniz-Instituts für Resilienzforschung Mainz (LIR) drei Förderbescheide in Höhe von insgesamt 760.417 Euro zum Start des Projekts "ACCESS" übergeben.
02.12.2022 Exchange with researchers from Japan
"It is our great pleasure to have Prof. Kumagai, Prof. Inokuchi and Dr. Nakajima here with us...
11/20/2022 Examined psychological stress responses during the COVID-19 pandemic and compared these to known responses following other stressful events.
On November 17, 2021, the Senate of the Leibniz Association approved the funding of the new Leibniz Research Network "Resilient Ageing". In this network, 15 Leibniz institutes under the leadership of the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR) and the Leibniz Institute for Research on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI) are working together on an interdisciplinary basis on the topic of healthy aging.
#resilience2023: Where it happens. Researchers from across the globe will gather to discuss progress and new avenues in the science of resilience. The meeting takes place in Mainz from September 27 to 29, 2023.
On the following pages, the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR) provides information that is intended to help people who have fled Ukraine to cope psychologically with their traumatic experiences on the one hand, and to offer support to scientists who have fled Ukraine on the other hand.
For all those who are curious and thirsty for knowledge, we want to make another exciting offer with the upcoming Book a Scientist on 8 April 2022: Book your exclusive, virtual appointment with our Leibniz scientists!
Due to the current situation, the next LIR talks will take place as online events only.
In the podcast by t-online and the Leibniz Association, LIR scientists, among others, discuss how to cope with the Corona pandemic with the journalist Ursula Weidenfeld.