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  1. Riitta Hari receives Finnish Academy of Sciences Honorary Prize

    10.09.20 | The physician and brain researcher was recognised for her life’s work.

  2. Five AcademiaNet members achieve lifetime EMBO Membership

    03.09.20 | Chosen for their outstanding achievements in the life sciences, the women join the likes of Nobel Prize winners, Dorothy Hodgkin and Ada Yonath.

  3. Archaeology has to change: Prof. Natascha Mehler and the Hanseatic League

    27.08.20 | When thinking of the Hanseatic League what comes to mind usually are the iconic buildings in the Hanseatic cities in Germany and along the Baltic Sea. But only few people know that the Hanseatic League also went to a different region: the North Atlantic and the Northern islands. Prof. Natascha Mehler from the University of Tuebingen focuses on this rather unique aspect of the Hanseatic League in her research. We spoke with her about her newest project and the situation of women in academic archaeology.

  4. Madhavi Krishnan awarded the RSC Corday-Morgan Prize

    20.08.20 | The physical chemist received the prize for her invention of the “field free” trap of a single colloidal particle.

  5. Dame Caroline Dean awarded a 2020 Royal Medal

    13.08.20 | The medal will be presented to the plant geneticist by Queen Elizabeth.

  6. ERC Proof of Concept Grant for Prof. Rita Groß-Hardt

    06.08.20 | The biologist receives the ERC Proof of Concept grant from the European Research Council (ERC). In the TriVolve project, the scientist and her team, in collaboration with the plant breeder KWS, want to establish three-parent crosses as a new breeding strategy for the agriculture of the future.

  7. Sandra Luber: ‘Trying out things is completely fine’

    27.07.20 | A career path doesn’t always have to be straight. Professor Sandra Luber, theoretical chemist from the University of Zurich, is proof that even if you come to your field in a round-about way, you can succeed—as her numerous awards attest to. What would she say to a young researcher now? It pays to stick to the things that interest you.

  8. Prof. Erin Schuman awarded first ever ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize

    23.07.20 | The world-leading neuroscientist was given the award for outstanding contributions to diversity in the brain sciences.

  9. Anja Boisen wins € 2.4 million grant to develop table-top drug monitoring device

    16.07.20 | Leading nanotechnology and health tech researcher, Prof. Anja Boisen, has secured DKK 18 million (€ 2.4 million) for her project on therapeutic drug monitoring from the BioInnovation Institute (BII) in Denmark.

  10. Cell biologist Dr. Anne-Kathrin Classen awarded DFG Heisenberg grant

    09.07.20 | The support from the German Research Foundation (DFG) is worth 500,000 €.

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