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Test run for GAME 2021

Although, the coronavirus situation makes all kinds of international exchange and travelling very difficult, we are about to launch a new GAME project. It will certainly be different from what GAME projects used to be in previous years, but we are trying hard to maintain the concept, the philosophy and the spirit of the programme […]

Digitale Teaching goes Web

“WebLab — Web-based computing lab”: Lessons Learned Authors: Martin Claus (PI) & Willi Rath (co-PI) German version: https://www.einfachgutelehre.uni-kiel.de/allgemein/digitale-lehre-weblab/funded by PerLe-Fonds für Lehrinnovation weblab.uni-kiel.de is a virtual computer lab which can be accessed at any time and from everywhere in the world. Originally, it was set up to leave behind crowded physical computer labs. With the […]

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Life in plastic isn’t fantastic

“Moin” everyone from the base of GAME, the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel! We are Alisa Berning and Christin Baensch and together we form Team Kiel. As you might expect, GAME in 2020 is totally different from previous projects. The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic forced us to stay in Germany and conduct our experiment […]

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Slowly but surely

Hola and greetings from Vigo, Spain. My name is Jacob, and I have the somewhat unique experience of being an American student in the Biological Oceanography master’s program at GEOMAR, participating in this year’s GAME project.  After months of waiting for international travel to once again be possible, I am happy to report that I […]

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Wir blicken nach vorne: Jetzt für GAME 2021 bewerben

Obwohl die Corona-Krise zurzeit unser Leben bestimmt und eine vollständige Rückkehr zur Normalität noch weit entfernt scheint, sind wir optimistisch und haben mit den Planungen für das GAME-Projekt 2021 begonnen. Auch im kommenden Jahr wollen wir wieder mit internationalen Studierenden-Teams eine meeresökologische Frage bearbeiten und dafür Experimente an 8 Standorten auf der ganzen Welt durchführen. […]

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GAME in the time of the coronavirus

Due to the coronavirus situation in Germany, the GAME preparation course at GEOMAR was stopped on Monday March 16th. So, instead of going on the Baltic Sea excursion, which was scheduled for Monday to Wednesday of the same week, the GAME participants stopped their activities and prepared for their journey home. By now, all external […]

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Single but not solitary

Since I learned that the biological effects of microplastics would be the focus of the GAME project in 2019, I was enthusiastic to participate. The effects of microplastics are a subject that I have been studying already in the last years during my undergraduate course in Marine Biology at the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF) in Niterói, […]