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Reinhard F. Hüttl on 10 Years National Academy

Reinhard F. Hüttl on 10 Years National Academy

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“I want to express my whole-hearted congratulations to the Leopoldina, to its President Jörg Hacker and his predecessor Volker ter Meulen, and to the members and staff of the Leopoldina on this milestone birthday as the German National Academy. Your being named the German National Academy and the resulting working relationship with other academies in a joint standing committee was the start of a success story in scientific consultancy for politics and society. The science academies have been working cooperatively and extremely productively for ten years now. This academy-based model of policy consultation has consequently become the paradigm for policy consultation at the EU level. For this cooperative effort they and the Leopoldina are owed my special thanks and a debt of gratitude.”

Prof. Dr. Reinhard F. Hüttl
Vice-president of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering and Director of the German Research Centre for Geosciences in Potsdam

The Leopoldina maintains an intense working relationship with the acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering for many events and publications. As the spokesperson for the working group “Communication between Science, the Public and the Media”, Reinhard F. Hüttl played a significant role in the publication of the position statement on science and social media in the year 2017.



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