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After we had to cancel our BRAINIACS Xmas Party on December 20 due to illness, we now celebrated the successful and eventful year 2022 during our belated Xmas Party on January 17. Mold wine, ginger bread, and Spekulatius still created a Chistmassy atmosphere. We had a lot of fun talking about academ...

On November 30, we had the great honor to welcome the Legato team from the Université du Luxembourg. Many thanks to the Stéphanes (Stéphane Bordas and Stéphane Urcun) for giving such an impressive and comprehensive talk. It is not common that not only the scientific work is perfectly complementary b...

From September 6-9 the Virtual Physiological Human conference VPH 2022 was held in beautiful Porto, Portugal. It was a great opportunity to see how research results can finally be applied in the clinic or industry and to get in contact with new exciting potential future collaborators. It was an ho...

After two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 92nd annual meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics was held in person again August 15-19 in Aachen. It was great to see so many familiar faces and to join a conference with almost the entire BRAINIACS team. We org...

From July 31 to August 5, 2022, the 15th World Congress on Computational Mechanics & 8th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM-APCOM) originally planned to take place in Yokohama, Japan, was held virtually. We organized two minisymposia on “0414 Exploring brain mechanics”, join...

On July 26, we came together to celebrate the end of the semester and a quite successful first half of the year. Besides great advancements in research, we have established some helpful new measures to improve our data management and communication, which has significantly boosted the exchange within...

July 10-14, 2022, we participated in the 9th World Congress of Biomechanics 2022 Tapei, Taiwan. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we finally had to switch to online participation. Still, it was a great opportunity to share and discuss newest research developments in the highly interdisc...

From June 5 to June 9, the 8th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS Congress 2022) was held in Oslo, Norway. For many of us it was the first large fully in-person conference after the Covid-19 pandemic, with more than 2000 participants. We organiz...

To celebrate our new BRAINIACS Hoodies, we relocated our regular BRAINIACS meeting to the nice Röthelheim beergarden in Erlangen. The weather was perfect – sunny yet not too hot such that the hoodies were the perfect wardrobe. It is really special to experience the great atmosphere and spirit wi...