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  1. Almut Arneth, Marietta Auer and Stefanie Dehnen among recipients of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2022

    13.01.22 | The AcademiaNet members are honoured for their research on ecosystems and climate change, legal history and theory, and metal cluster synthesis.

  2. Beate Heinemann becomes first woman to join Directorate at DESY

    16.12.21 | From February, Prof Heinemann will become Director of Particle Physics at the research centre

  3. The Swedish Research Council funds six AcademiaNet members in the natural sciences

    09.12.21 | The members’ projects will tackle such subjects as lepton-proton interactions and carbon sequestration in the ocean.

  4. ‘The fourth wave may hit us harder than the last’

    03.12.21 | What’s it like to be an expert on viruses during a deeply politicised pandemic? We spoke to one of Germany’s busiest pandemic pundits, Professor Melanie Brinkmann, about personal drive, hate mail, and her hopes for the future.

  5. Nadine Akkerman: ‘Women’s letters have been ignored for a long time’

    25.11.21 | Dr Nadine Akkerman from the University of Leiden spends her time breaking cipher codes to read the secret letters of 17th-century women. We asked her about her new book on Elizabeth Stuart and about why women made excellent spies during the English Civil War.

  6. Three AcademiaNet members secure Humanities and Social Sciences funding from the Swedish Research Council

    17.11.21 | The funding for the three members totals over 16 million Swedish Kronor, or 1.6 million euro.

  7. Anne Glover awarded the 2021 Society for Applied Microbiology Fellowship

    11.11.21 | The prize was given for Prof Dame Glover’s role in developing microbiology as a field and discipline

  8. Susanne Rau: »Religious groups profited from urban developments«

    03.11.21 | Professor Susanne Rau from the University of Erfurt researches the reciprocal formation of religion and urbanity. AcademiaNet spoke with her about the ongoing interdependence of the two concepts as well as her most recent research around the rise and fall of European fairs.

  9. Charlotte Munch Jacobsen’s microalgae project awarded 6 million DKK by the IRFD

    25.10.21 | The food scientist will optimise protein-rich microalgae for industrial production in Denmark

  10. Michela Massimi and Niki Vermeulen secure funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    14.10.21 | The grants are part of the £1.8 million RSE Saltire Research Awards.

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