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  • Foto: Briefmarken der UdSSR-Post und der Deutschen Bundespost zu Alexander von Humboldts (Wikimedia Commons / Notafly / NobbiP)

    News | Wednesday, 24 April 2019

    Do we need a Humboldtian esprit in order to understand the world properly?

    Alexander von Humboldt’s influence on philosophy and science was enormous. His extensive research trips provided insights into some of the world’s most unknown regions. The expedition in the Russian Empire took him in 1829 from ...

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  • Photo: Markus Scholz for the Leopoldina

    News | Friday, 22 March 2019

    The new members of Class I received their membership certificates

    On Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 March, the members of Class I – Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Engineering met for their annual scientific symposium at the Leopoldina in Halle (Saale). After certificates had been presented to ...

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  • Photo: Académie des Sciences

    News | Tuesday, 26 March 2019

    G7 agenda – science academies target priority issues

    From 24 to 26 March 2019, the French Académie des Sciences was hosting representatives of the G7 science academies in Paris ahead of the G7 summit, to be held in Biarritz (France) from 25 to 27 August 2019.

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  • Illustration: Lucian Brujan/Leopoldina

    News | Tuesday, 12 March 2019

    Forum Future Europe: New Measures for the Future of the EU

    Scientists from the new EU Member States (EU13) agreed at the “Forum Future Europe” in Berlin to redefine the contribution of education, research and innovation to the advancement of Europe. The meeting took place at the invitation ...

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  • Protecting the oceans: recommendations for the G20 summit

    News | Wednesday, 6 March 2019

    Protecting the oceans: recommendations for the G20 summit

    Representatives from the national academies of sciences of the G20 countries handed over recommendations to the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe today in Tokyo, Japan, for later consultation at this year’s G20 summit. The statement ...

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    News | Wednesday, 23 January 2019

    How can we deal with migration today?

    How can we deal with migration to Germany today? What responsibilities should we assign to our state and society regarding migrants not protected under the refugee convention? This topic will be discussed by a joint Symposium of the ...

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  • A hub for dialogue between the scientific community and society – 10 Years National Academy of Sciences

    News | Monday, 24 September 2018

    A hub for dialogue between the scientific community and society – 10 Years National Academy of Sciences

    Since being named German National Academy of Sciences ten years ago, the Leopoldina has evolved into a hub for dialogue between the scientific community and society as a whole. This special edition of the newsletter gives an insight ...

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  • Photo: Markus Scholz for the Leopoldina

    News | Saturday, 22 September 2018

    Nature – Science – Society. Annual Assembly 2018

    In its role as German National Academy of Sciences, the Leopoldina has been advising politicians and society on key future issues for ten years. In this anniversary year, the Leopoldina Annual Assembly, which started yesterday, is ...

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  • Photo: jim - Fotolia.com

    News | Wednesday, 05 September 2018

    Data Science versus Motion Intelligence

    There are today computers able to compete with humans in games like chess and Go or to recognize a person in the image of a crowd. There is no machine able to perform simple tasks of everyday life like opening a bottle of wine. A joint ...

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  • Certificate of appointment 2008. Photo: Jens Schlüter for the Leopoldina

    News | Wednesday, 11 July 2018

    Ten years of science based policy advice

    On 14 July 2008 the Leopoldina was designated as the German National Academy of Sciences by the Joint Science Conference of the German federal and state governments. Since then it has worked together with the Union of German Academies ...

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