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Leopoldina-Newsletter: Ramification of mines, career paths of young African scientists and 10 years National Academy

Leopoldina-Newsletter: Ramification of mines, career paths of young African scientists and 10 years National Academy

title photo: Thomas Meinicke

The annual event of the Friends of the Leopoldina Academy, South Africa and Germany pooling their expertise on ramifications of mining, and the Global Young researching on interdisciplinary cooperation and structural freedom: These are three topics of the new Leopoldina Newsletter. The online publication informs the members of the Leopoldina as well as the public about the work of the National Academy of Sciences.

In the tenth year of the Leopoldina as National Academy of Sciences, The Friends of the Leopoldina held their annual meeting in Schweinfurt, the founding place of the academy. The meeting focused on e-mobility, its concepts and their application.

How can we use exploited mines? What are the environmental and social consequences of closed mines? An international conferences in Johannesburg (South Africa) presented the current research on ramification of mines. A further topic of the Newsletter are career paths for young African scientists, which are currently investigated by the Global Young Academy.

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