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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Bruno Parthier

Memorial service for former Leopoldina President Benno Parthier

The outstanding Halle molecular biologist and former Leopoldina President Prof. Dr Benno Parthier (1932 – 2019) was remembered in a dignified memorial service on the 23th of January 2020. His term of office as XXIV. President (1990 – 2003) included the restructuring of the Academy after German reunification. He successfully adapted it to the conditions

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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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Annual event of the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends 2018

On the 30th of October, the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends invited its members and interested guests to this year’s annual event. The Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass. pursues the goal of supporting and promoting the science and research of the Leopoldina ideally and materially. The Board cordially invites you to this year’s

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Gemeinsamer Jahresempfang 2018

Joint Annual Reception 2018

On the occasion of the 10th year of the appointment of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, founded in 1652, to the National Academy of Sciences and 10 years after the foundation of the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass., the annual joint reception took place on the 6th of April 2018. The theme

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Annual Event of the Freundeskreis 2017

On the 9th of November 2017 following the conclusion of the 10th members’ assembly, the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass. invited its members and all other interested guests to participate in its annual event, which was set to take place in the town hall of the Leopoldina’s founding city, Schweinfurt. The Chairperson of

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Karsten Danzmann, Thomas Henning, Jürgen Renn auf dem Podium (v.l.) Foto: Markus Scholz

Joint Annual Reception 2017

The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass.. and the weinberg campus e. V. once again invited guests to their joint annual reception. The theme of the evening was: “Gravitational waves – from prediction to discovery”. A musical opening was followed by two impulse lectures. Prof. Dr Jürgen Renn,

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