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.
The Humboldt Foundation has made appointments to two chairs at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Kigali, Rwanda.
This year’s awards for the best networking initiatives developed by Humboldtians are going to Argentina, Bulgaria, Nigeria, the Czech Republic and Uzbekistan.
Humboldtians and journalists came together for the third virtual Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media held in June.
Diversity of perspectives is the precondition for excellence. So, for us, excellence starts with indicating diversity in our language.
Dr Ángela Mouriz García, neurophysiologist, medical pioneer in Spain and Humboldtian, celebrated her 100th birthday on 22 May - congratulations!
Behind the scenes at ComLab#3: Journalist and ComLab alumna, Mele Pesti, recorded the process by which participants learn from one another and shares insights on the nuances of interdisciplinary communication.
The Humboldtian Conrado Hübner Mendes has publicly criticised Brazil’s chief public prosecutor. Now he is personally experiencing how President Bolsonaro’s loyal supporters crack down on critics.
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.
Yuri Kovalev, the Humboldt Foundation’s Ambassador Scientist in Moscow sees freedom of science and collaborative international research work in danger.
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.
In the second part of our Science Selfies, the Kenyan immunologist and paediatrician Faith Osier reports on how her fight against malaria has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adele Reinhartz to receive this year’s research award for strengthening scientific and cultural relations between Canada and Germany.
With its #ProgressDiversity campaign, the Humboldt Foundation is working to foster diversity in science and research.
Belarus is also on the agenda at the Philipp Schwartz Inspireurope Stakeholder Forum being held from 26-27 April.
The meeting of fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation was held digitally on 21 and 22 April with the assistance of the University of Rostock.
How are Humboldtians doing in Myanmar? “The situation is getting worse day by day”, writes the Humboldtian Chaw Pa Pa Oo.
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.
Over the last five years, 280 at-risk researchers have been able to continue their work at German research institutes as Philipp Schwartz Fellows. Programme coordinator Frank Albrecht on the challenges involved in making a new start in Germany.
The Humboldt Foundation congratulates its former president, Helmut Schwarz, on being selected to receive the 2021 Leonardo da Vinci Award from the European Academy of Sciences.
László Lovász has been chosen to receive one of the most important international research awards for mathematics.
The benefit of knowledge exchange: Alexander von Humboldt Professor Peter Dayan on how he wants to link machine learning with psychiatry resesarch.
For the first time, 33 Humboldt Scouts have embarked on a search for research fellows for their respective teams and the Humboldt Foundation’s network of excellence. Here, two of these scouts report on how they go about their search for talent.
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.
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.
The best three works of journalism from the second round of the Communication Lab for Exchange between Research and Media have been awarded €500 each.
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