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German-Turkish Year of Research, Education and Innovation opened

News | Tursday, 6 February 2014

German-Turkish Year of Research, Education and Innovation opened

"Science Bridging Nations" is the motto of the German-Turkish Year of Research, Education and Innovation, which was opened on Thursday, 23 January 2014, in Berlin. The International Years of Science are annually initiated by the German ...

News| Friday, 24 January 2014

The UN Secretary-General’s Scientific Advisory Board to have its first meeting

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon’s new advisory committee consisting of a panel of international experts will hold its first working session next week in Berlin. The Scientific Advisory Board will advise the Secretary-General in matters of science, research and ...

News | Thursday, 5 December 2013

Leopoldina signs cooperation agreement with Israeli National Academy

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 Professor Jörg Hacker signed ...

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