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JARA | SOFT

More than 550,000 euros have been donated for the aid campaign “RWTH and Uniklink RWTH Aachen Help Ukraine” so far. Several trucks can be sent out fully loaded with medical supplies every week. When JARA-SOFT member Prof. Andrij Pich accompanied the first large aid convoy as part of the “RWTH and Uniklink RWTH Aachen Help Ukraine” campaign, the doctors there told him they had to close wounds with their bare hands during operations due to the lack of equipment. “It was very moving to see the doctors’ joy as they accepted the supplies,” Pich recounts.

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JARA | BRAIN

Prof. Katrin Amunts received a special award for her outstanding commitment to neuroscience on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. North Rhine-Westphalia's Science Minister Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen presented the 59-year-old with the Cross of Merit 1st Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany at the Ministry of Culture and Science in Düsseldorf.

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JARA | SOFT

The first aid transport as part of the fundraising campaign "RWTH and Uniklinik RWTH Aachen help in Ukraine" is already on its way to the east. Within a week, around 380,000 euros in donations were received into the special account that had been set up. JARA-SOFT scientist Andrij Pich initiated the aid campaign together with the university and the hospital to help the people in Ukraine.

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JARA

Armed conflicts between countries and states have devastating effects on the population, infrastructures and daily life. Furthermore, a belligerent attack, such as the one recently carried out by Russia on Ukraine, has consequences for the entire world. The JARA partners RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich have spoken out on this to strongly condemn the attack and have launched aid activities.

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