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#ProgressDiversity: Let’s talk!

The Humboldt Foundation is launching a campaign for diversity in science: the latest edition of the Foundation’s magazine Humboldt Kosmos is dedicated to the topic and on Twitter the Foundation is encouraging debate under #ProgressDiversity

Humboldtian receives Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize

The American microbiologist Bonnie L. Bassler is being honoured for her research on communication between bacteria. Bassler, the 2016 Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award winner, shares the prize with the American microbiologist Michael R. Silverman.

First Humboldt scouts in the Henriette Herz Scouting Programme selected

A total of 33 scientists and scholars have been chosen in the first selection round by an interdisciplinary committee of the Henriette Herz Scouting Programme. These “Humboldt scouts” are to recruit talented researchers from throughout the world for a Humboldt Fellowship.

New Alexander von Humboldt Professors selected

Eight researchers from abroad have been selected to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award in 2021 and make the move to Aachen, Bonn, Cologne, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Göttingen, Marburg, Munich and Münster.