Double Honour for Prof. Karl Zilles

Prof. Karl Zilles has been investigating the structure and function of the human control centre. The neuroscientist is mapping the cerebral cortex, amongst other areas, and generating a three-dimensional brain atlas on the basis of these data. At the 20th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) in Hamburg in June 2014, the JARA senior Professor received the OHBM Glass Brain Award for his life’s work. In addition, the international science society elected him president for the next three years. more

Odorants in Urine Trigger Complex Behaviour in Mice

The research findings of Prof. Marc Spehr have been published in "Cell".

Prof. Dr. Katrin Amunts Honoured by MIT Technology Review

Science magazine
names JARA-BRAIN scientist "key player".


As part of a cooperation project between RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich (JARA), a new database was created, that provides comprehensive overview of the main research areas in energy of the two institutions.


Human Brain Project
JARA Involved in European Megaproject on Human Brain Simulation
JARA FIT Annual Report
You can download the new JARA-FIT Annual Report 2012 from here. Our last year's scientific progress and our achievements are documented there.