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  • Illustration: Pixabay / iXimus

    News | Friday, 27 March 2020

    National Academy Leopoldina advises on coronavirus pandemic

    The worldwide spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and its associated respiratory disease COVID-19 proceeds at a highly dynamic pace. The Leopoldina has published a first ad-hoc statement on possible health policy options to counter ...

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  • Leopoldina takes precautions against the spreading of coronavirus

    News| Tuesday, 10 March 2020

    Leopoldina takes precautions against the spreading of coronavirus

    All public events of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina are postponed until further notice or cancelled. This will initially apply until June 30, 2020, including all events planned by external organizers at the Leopoldina ...

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  • Image: Pixabay / iXimus

    News | Friday, 13 March 2020

    Leopoldina on the Coronavirus Pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic presents a very dynamic development affecting all levels of society. The objective is to counter the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the resulting respiratory disease COVID-19 in Germany in the best possible ...

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  • Photo: Markus Scholz for the Leopoldina

    News | Monday, 2 March 2020

    Climate researcher Gerald Haug took office as President of the Leopoldina

    Climate researcher Gerald Haug took office as President of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina on March 1, 2020. Haug, who is elected for a five-year term, succeeds the microbiologist Jörg Hacker. Pursuant to the statutes, ...

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  • Photo: Markus Scholz for the Leopoldina

    News | Thursday, 20 February 2020

    Climate researcher Gerald Haug to head up the Leopoldina

    At the event to celebrate the change in office in Halle (Saale), microbiologist Jörg Hacker handed the chain of office belonging to the President of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina to climate researcher Gerald Haug. Gerald ...

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  • Picture: Markus Scholz for the Leopoldina

    News | Wednesday, 11 December 2019

    Gerald Haug elected President of the Leopoldina

    Gerald Haug is the new president of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. He was elected in a secret written vote taken by the Leopoldina Senate. On 1 March 2020 this renowned climatologist will take over the position ...

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    News | Wednesday, 4 December 2019

    Academies of sciences and DFG call for new genetic engineering legislation

    In July 2018, the European Court of Justice ruled that the legal regulations for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) apply to all organisms which have been altered using genome editing methods such as CRISPR-Cas. This makes it difficult ...

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  • Photo: David Ausserhofer for the Leopoldina

    News | Friday, 8 November 2019

    Nobel Prize Laureates discuss the topic of health

    How can we ensure a healthy life and responsible healthcare for all? How will climate change affect our health? Could changes to working conditions reduce inequalities in life expectancy? These are just some of the questions that will ...

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  • Photo: Gunter Binsack

    News | Thursday, 10 October 2019

    “We mourn for the victims of the attack in Halle”

    The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina was deeply shocked and saddened to hear the news of the attack on the synagogue of Halle’s Jewish community and on a nearby kebab shop, in which two people were killed and several others ...

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  • Photo: Adobe Stock / Sunny Forest

    News| Friday, 8 November 2019

    Leopoldina calls for climate protection measures

    The only way to achieve the goal of limiting global warming caused by human activity to less than two degrees Celsius is to adhere to national and international agreements such as the Paris Agreement without delay. On 23 July, the ...

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