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  • Science academies prepare statements for the G7 summit in June

    News | Thursday, 7 April 2022

    Science academies prepare statements for the G7 summit in June

    The science academies of the G7 states – under the leadership of the Leopoldina – prepared science-based statements on topics for this year's G7 summit at a meeting in Halle (Saale) from 4 to 5 April. The joint recommendations ...

  • Photo: Adobe Stock/Maxim Grebechkov

    News | Wednesday, 2 March 2022

    Statement by the G7 science academies on Russia's attack on Ukraine

    The science academies of the G7 countries have published a joint statement on Russia's attack on Ukraine. The science academies have been accompanying the annual meetings of the G7 countries for more than fifteen years. In the run-up ...

  • New issue of the Leopoldina newsletter

    News | Friday, 25 February

    New issue of the Leopoldina newsletter

    In the recently published newsletter issue, Leopoldina members Antje Boetius and Thomas Mettenleiter give an impression of the G7 agenda setting. Furthermore: An article by Leopoldina President Gerald Haug as a kick-off to a series ...

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    News| Tuesday, 21 December 2021

    Leopoldina advises politics and society on the coronavirus pandemic

    In 2020 and 2021, the Leopoldina published ten Ad-hoc-statements and other publications on the coronavirus pandemic. These deal with the medical, psychological, social, ethical, legal, educational, economic and health and education ...

  • New issue of the Leopoldina newsletter

    News | Friday, 3 December 2021

    New issue of the Leopoldina newsletter

    Among other topics the new Leopoldina newsletter focuses on the 10th ad hoc statement on the coronavirus pandemic. Also of interest: Interview with Leopoldina members Helga Rübsamen-Schaeff and Ralf Bartenschlager on the development ...

  • Photo: Peter Pulkowski

    News| Friday, 26 November 2021

    Christoph Huber receives special edition of the Carl-Friedrich-von-Weizsäcker-Prize

    The Stifterverband and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina have honoured haematologist, oncologist and immunologist Prof. Dr. Christoph Huber with a special edition of the Carl-Friedrich-von-Weizsäcker Prize. The award ...

  • Image: Alexandr Mitiuc / Fotolia.com

    News | Tuesday, 23 November 2021

    Academy Members Present Current Research

    What is the role of synapses in the development of neurodegenerative diseases and how can nervous tissue be protected from cell death? These are the questions addressed by members of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina ...

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    News | Friday, 19 November 2021

    What is AI good for? Promises, Opportunities and Challenges

    From commerce, finance and agriculture to self-driving cars, personalised healthcare and social media – advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) unlock countless opportunities. New applications promise to improve the quality ...

  • Image: Adobe Stock/cassis

    News | Tuesday, 8 February 2022

    COVID-19 and pandemic preparedness: more intensive research on antiviral medications

    The availability of highly effective vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 marks a great advancement in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, there is still an unmet need for antiviral medication. Firstly, effective and affordable antiviral ...

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    News | Tuesday, 2 November 2021

    Panel Discussion on the Future of Work and Urban Planning

    Changes in the world of work have – not only since the COVID-19 pandemic – reinforced the need for new conceptions and visions for urban spaces. The discussion "Plenary Table: The Future of Work and Urban Planning" taking place ...




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