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Winners of the third ComLab announced

The best four works of journalism from the third Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media have been awarded €500 each by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the International Journalists’ Programmes.

In the service of democracy

From environmental activist to Chile’s Comptroller General: what has especially shaped the career of the Humboldtian Jorge Bermúdez Soto. An interview.

"It was simply phenomenal"

What made scientific policy advice on the pandemic so successful in Uruguay. An interview with Rafael Radi

A toolkit for good science communication

During the summer school “Communicating Science”, 50 junior researchers from 26 countries will work together to elaborate recommendations for action.

The 2021 Annual Meeting – “Best of”

With more than 1,000 participants from nearly 80 countries, this year’s Annual Meeting of the Humboldt Foundation was once again a highlight among the many meetings and encounters in the Humboldt Network.

Why we reach for the *** (stars)

Diversity of perspectives is the precondition for excellence. So, for us, excellence starts with indicating diversity in our language.

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Doing research with a family in tow

No one knows yet how the pandemic will impact the careers of young researchers. In this three-part series, we profile Feodor Lynen Research Fellows and show how they are dealing with the challenges facing them.

“Diversity of perspectives makes all the difference”

Interview with Judith Wellen, head of the Humboldt Foundation’s Strategy and External Relations Department, on the search for international talent, the power of diversity and the Foundation’s network of excellence.

Konrad Adenauer Research Award 2021

Adele Reinhartz to receive this year’s research award for strengthening scientific and cultural relations between Canada and Germany.

Conference: Gender Equality, Diversity, Inclusion post-Corona: Quo vadis?

International experts from the research community, the political sector and research funding organisations - including Humboldt Foundation President Hans-Christian Pape - will be taking part in the discussions at the Gender Summit 2021. It is still possible to register for the virtual conference.