Wenrui Zhao (r.) erhielt anlässlich der Vorstandssitzung des Leopoldina Akademie Freundeskreis von dessen Vorstandsvorsitzunden Dr. Dietz das Johann-Lorenz-Bausch-Stipendium 2019 verliehen.

Johann-Lorenz-Bausch Scholarship Award 2019

The Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass. announced the Johann Lorenz Bausch Scholarship for the fourth time in 2019. The scholarship was awarded to Ms Wenrui Zhao during the board meeting of the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends  on the 18th of December 2019 in Halle. Beforehand, she spoke about her project “Dissecting Sight:

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Hinweisschild Leopoldina B6

Erection of Information Signs

Visitors and citizens of the city of Halle are made aware of the city being Leopoldina’s home town through signs leading citywards on the most important federal roads leading into the city of Halle. The project of installing five signs at the following main entrance roads to the city of Halle was successfully completed: Zieglerstraße

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Neues Nordfenster des Leopoldina Hauptgebäudes Foto: Thomas Meinicke

Completion of the Artistically Designed Glass Windows

The Leopoldina has received new glass windows for the main staircase in the building on the Jägerberg in Halle. On the south side of the headquarters, the new window panes had already been installed in 2018. The window on the north side (photo) has now also been completed. The windows were designed by Halle artist

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Prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker, Prof. Dr. Jutta Schnitzer-Ungefug und Preisträgerin Monika Schönauer Foto: Christof Rieken/Leopoldina

Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends again supports Prize for Young Scientists

As part of the ceremonial opening of its annual assembly on Friday the 20th of September 2019 in Halle (Saale), the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina awarded the Leopoldina Prize for Young Scientists to Moises Exposito-Alonso, Stanford, CA, USA, and Monika Schönauer, Princeton, USA, for their outstanding research achievements in the fields of developmental biology

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Joint Spring Reception 2019

Biodiversity at the centre of the joint spring reception of the Leopoldina and the  Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends. Biodiversity is currently high on the political and media agenda. The Leopoldina is also concerned with the biological diversity of genes, species and ecosystems, as was the case on the 5th of April at the joint

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Mural painting in the Historic Ritual Room Completed

Since October 2018, the historic Freemason Hall of the former lodge “Zu den Drei Degen” can be visited during guided tours of the Leopoldina main building in Halle. The paintings had been uncovered in an elaborate process (Newsletter 6/2018). The room’s altar niche was originally covered with tapestry and contained light installations that were later

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