News | Thursday, 5 December 2013
The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities will work together even more closely in the future. Professor Ruth Arnon, president of the Israeli National Academy, and Leopoldina president ...
News | Wednesday, 23 October 2013
The microbiologist Professor Jörg Hacker has been appointed to the new United Nations Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board. The Scientific Advisory Board was set up by the UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon. The 26 members are to serve as a source for ...
News | Monday, 16 September 2013
The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina will focus on the theme “Geist – Gehirn – Genom – Gesellschaft (“Mind, brain, genome and society”) at its 2013 Annual Assembly, which will take place from 20 to 22 September and welcome over 400 guests ...
Member in focus
The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina harnesses the combined expertise of its over 1,400 members worldwide to address a wide range of socially relevant issues and scientific topics. These include climate change, disease control and health, demographic change, and conflicts related to the distribution of natural resources.
Since the Leopoldina was appointed the German National Academy of Sciences in 2008 it has served as the voice of German science in international academy dialogue. The Leopoldina maintains close ties and friendly relations with science academies on every continent. Around one quarter of the Academy’s members are not from the German-speaking countries of Germany, Austria and Switzerland – with more than 30 nationalities represented.
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