ERC SYNERGY grant awarded to M. Giese, R. Vogels (KU Leuven), and B. de Gelder (University of Maastricht)

The Tübingen neuroscientist Professor Martin Giese receives a "Synergy Grant" from the European Research Council. Together with Professor Rufin Vogels (KU Leuven) and Professor Beatrice de Gelder (University of Maastricht). He will investigate how our brain analyzes body language for non-verbal communication in the project "How body relevance drives brain organization" (RELEVANCE).

The Research Council is funding the project for a period of six years with a total of eight million euros, of which around 2.7 million euros are earmarked for the research work of the Tübingen team.

Centre for Integrative Neuroscience
Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research
 International Max Planck Research School for Intelligent Systems
Universität Tübingen
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen