Horst Dietz Becomes an Honorary Member

Dr.-Ing. Horst Dietz was appointed as honorary member during the 13th members’ assembly of the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. Ass. on the 11th of October 2021 because of his outstanding services and commitment to the Leopoldina. Chairperson Prof. Dr Jutta Schnitzer-Ungefug presents an encomium to Dr.-Ing. Horst Dietz and congratulates him on his

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Preisverleihung Nachwuchswissenschaftler

Now a Tradition: Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends once again supports the Prize for Young Scientist

During the ceremonial opening of its annual assembly on Friday the 24th of September 2021 in Halle (Saale), the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina awarded the Leopoldina Prize for Young Scientists to Dr Hayley Allison for the discovery of mechanisms and conditions for the acceleration of electrons to ultra-relativistic energies in the Van-Allen radiation belts

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Bausch Stipendiatin 2021 Musil-Gutsch

Bausch Scholarship 2021: Josephine Musil-Gutsch

“Disciplinary genesis between the natural sciences and the humanities: The historian of chemistry Edmund von Lippmann as a pioneer in the history of science” The Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass. once again awarded the Johann-Lorenz-Bausch-Scholarship in 2021. At that time, itwas worth a maximum of €5,000 and named after the Academy’s founder Johann

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Amtsübergabe Jörg Hacker Portrait

Prof. Jörg Hacker’s Presidential Portrait Completed

It is a good tradition for an outgoing Leopoldina President to have his portrait taken for the Academy’s President’s Gallery. The XXVI President Professor Dr Jörg Hacker, who led the Leopoldina from 2010 to 2020, followed this request after leaving office. For the portrait, he chose Sebastian Herzau, who studied painting at Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule

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The Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends elects a new board

January 2021 In accordance with its statutes, the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass. held elections for the Board and reappointed its Board in January 2021. Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the decision could not be made at a members’ assembly scheduled for December 2020, but had to be made in writing.  

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