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Western Balkans Conference initiates new international institution to support junior scientists

News | Thursday, 20 Juli 2017

Western Balkans Conference initiates new international institution to support junior scientists

Following the recommendation of the “Joint Science Conference”, which was jointly organised by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the French Académie des sciences, the Heads of State and Government decided ...

News | Wednesday, 28 June 2017

How do we want to live tomorrow? Scientists publish report about water supply in urban regions

More than half of humanity already lives in cities and urban areas. The sustainable use of water resources in urban regions is essential in order to ensure a livable environment for future generations. That is the conclusion of 26 young Brasilian and German scientists, ...

News | Tuesday, 6 June 2017

European Academies in World War I

During 1914 and 1925, the academies played multiple roles, ranging from the resistance against German occupants to the development of technologies for military and medical use. How did they influence the mobilization for war? In which scientific or technical domains ...

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