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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.

Artificial Intelligence for Psychiatry

The benefit of knowledge exchange: Alexander von Humboldt Professor Peter Dayan on how he wants to link machine learning with psychiatry resesarch.

Science Selfies 2 – Research made in Africa: Faith Osier

What is day-to-day research like in times of pandemic? In our series Science Selfies, Humboldtians from various African countries are allowing us to look behind the scenes in their offices and labs. In video diaries they describe the challenges they face and how they master difficulties. Francine Ntoumi from the Republic of Congo launches the series.

Science Selfies 1 – Research made in Africa: Francine Ntoumi

What is day-to-day research like in times of pandemic? In our series Science Selfies, Humboldtians from various African countries are allowing us to look behind the scenes in their offices and labs. In video diaries they describe the challenges they face and how they master difficulties. Francine Ntoumi from the Republic of Congo launches the series.

Stable connections

Molecular chemist Florian Mulks had planned his stay in the USA in 2020 as a Feodor Lynen Research Fellow. Then the corona pandemic came. But a solution was found in the Humboldt Network.

Protests at Boğaziçi University

In early January, Turkey’s President Erdoğan appointed a new rector at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Since then, the campus has seen protests, violence and arrests. Comments on this from the Humboldt Network

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Silent night

The Corona pandemic forces us all to keep our distance and robs us of things that define what we are: human closeness and social interaction. German Chancellor Fellow Diana Raiselis is working on sustainable concepts for reviving nighttime culture.

This was 2020

An exceptional year with exceptional challenges comes to an end. Our Best of Videos 2020 will get you an idea of what has been going on in the last year.

Foreign policy meets science

Foundation President Hans-Christian Pape to discuss science diplomacy at the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office. Online conference will begin at 11 am on Tuesday, 15 December 2020, as a livestream event.

Digital Advent Concert

Live classical music and year-end reviews with Secretary General Enno Aufderheide: The Humboldt Foundation's Advent concert on 10 December 2020 – this year as a livestream event.

Get to know Japan as a research location

The Humboldt-Gesellschaft Japan supports stays for young researchers from Germany, hosted by academics in Japan. Collaborative partnerships in all disciplines can be funded.

Focus on equal opportunity and diversity

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will be expanding its involvement in matters pertaining to equity, equality of opportunity, and diversity in the science system.

“Safe haven for a new start”

Strengthening freedom of scientific research: Success stories from five years of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative. An interview with the programme director.