News | Thursday, 26 June 2014
The DFG and the Leopoldina Present Recommendations on “Scientific Freedom and Scientific Responsibility”
The DFG and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina presented their joint recommendations on “Scientific Freedom and Scientific Responsibility“ on 26 June 2014 in Berlin. The publication is the response of the research ...
News | Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Low fertility rates, an ageing population and increased migration within the European Union pose significant challenges for policymakers according to a joint statement published today by eight European academies of science. The academies add that Governments and ...
News | Friday, 16 May 2014
Politicians in the United Kingdom, and elsewhere often claim that their policies are ‘evidence based’. Prof. Lord John Krebs will draw in a Leopoldina-Lecture on his experience as an academic scientist who has worked within the UK government to illustrate ...
Member in focus
“Perception and Control: Sensory systems in biology and engineering” will be the general topic of the 2014 Annual Assembly of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina taking place in Rostock from 19 to 21 September. The programme features, among others, a lecture by Nobel laureate Bruce Beutler. The conference is chaired by Rudolf F. Guthoff (Rostock).
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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