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  1. Let us celebrate women in science: Highlights from the web

    10 years AcademiaNet

    23.11.20 | Women are still underrepresented in academia. We at AcademiaNet work every day to make the brilliant women in science more visible. That is why we have put together ten exciting articles and online projects on gender equality in science and the promotion of women researchers.

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  2. Best of interviews from 10 years of AcademiaNet

    10 years AcademiaNet

    16.11.20 | We have dug deep into the AcademiaNet archives of the last ten years to present you some of the most interesting interviews we published in our news section. Join us on a throwback journey with interviews that are still relevant today.

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  3. Regina Palkovits on equality in science: “It’s about giving young people a chance”

    10 years AcademiaNet

    09.11.20 | AcademiaNet was created ten years ago as a way to address the gender imbalance among senior academics. Looking back over the past decade, what’s changed? We spoke to Prof. Regina Palkovits, one of our first members, to find out.

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  4. “AcademiaNet proves that there are excellent women in every discipline”

    10 years AcademiaNet

    02.11.20 | The aim of AcademiaNet is to make women researchers more visible and to increase the share of women in science.

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  5. Katja Matthes inaugurated as scientific director of GEOMAR

    22.10.20 | The climate scientist laid our her strategic vision for the research institute to help tackle societal problems.

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  6. “We’re now living on a permanently polluted planet”

    15.10.20 | Environmental historian Dr. Simone Müller talked to AcademiaNet about the roots of global unequal trade with hazardous waste material and what the personal and structural issues are that need to be solved to drive towards a sustainable future.

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  7. Dr. Kathrin Rousk awarded €1.5 million ERC Starting Grant

    08.10.20 | The funding will be used to investigate the vital process of nitrogen fixation in understudied, pristine environments.

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  8. Gabriele Rippl and Anna Fontcuberta i Morral to join the SNSF National Research Council Presiding Board

    01.10.20 | The two AcademiaNet members will help supervise and coordinate the work of the National Research Council.

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  9. Françoise Combes awarded the 2020 CNRS Gold Medal

    24.09.20 | The expert in galaxy evolution is honoured with the highest research award in France.

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  10. On the significance of cortisol: Insights from Prof. Nina Henriette Uhlenhaut

    17.09.20 | The numbers of Covid-19 cases are increasing worldwide. But in comparison to the beginning of the pandemic we are not completely clueless anymore—first treatment options for some of the most severely ill have emerged and surprisingly one of the drug candidates is an old friend: steroids in the form of Dexamethasone. Professor Nina Henriette Uhlenhaut researches what these steroids do in the body and why they have so many side-effects.

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