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Event - Religions - 19.05.2017

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 21.04.2017
Neuromorphic Computing: Six Million Euros for a New Research Facility
With a sum of six million euros, three private sponsors have secured the funding for a new facility intended for Heidelberg scientists in the European Human Brain Project who are developing new and pioneering computer systems in a field known as neuromorphic computing.

Economics / Business - Health - 28.03.2017

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 21.02.2017
Frank Bigiel Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Frank Bigiel Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Heidelberg astrophysicist Dr Frank Bigiel is receiving a highly endowed grant from the European Research Council (ERC), an ERC Consolidator Grant for extraordinary research talents.

Chemistry - Physics - 21.02.2017
Michael Mastalerz Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Michael Mastalerz Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Heidelberg chemist Michael Mastalerz is receiving a highly endowed ERC Consolidator Grant for outstanding young researchers from the European Research Council (ERC).

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 07.02.2017
Frank Postberg Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Assistant Professor Dr Frank Postberg, a Heidelberg University researcher, is receiving a highly endowed ERC Consolidator Grant for excellent young researchers from the European Research Council (ERC).

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 07.02.2017
Annika Guse Receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Heidelberg biologist Dr Annika Guse has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for outstanding research talents, a highly endowed grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

Event - Life Sciences - 19.01.2017
Award from the Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation for Excellent Young Scientist
Award from the Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation for Excellent Young Scientist
The Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation is honouring an excellent young Heidelberg-based scientist: The award, endowed with 100,000 euros in research funding, goes to Dr. Matthias Fischer of the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research.

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 15.12.2016
Diederik Kruijssen Receives ERC Starting Grant for Studying Star Formation in Galaxies
Diederik Kruijssen Receives ERC Starting Grant for Studying Star Formation in Galaxies
Heidelberg astrophysicist Dr Diederik Kruijssen is receiving an ERC Starting Grant for excellent young researchers from the European Research Council (ERC).

Law - Social Sciences - 14.12.2016
Anja Seibert-Fohr Named Endowed Professor for Legal Studies of the Rule of Law
Anja Seibert-Fohr Named Endowed Professor for Legal Studies of the Rule of Law
Law Professor Dr Anja Seibert-Fohr, internationally renowned expert in public international law and human rights and Vice Chair of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, is joining the ranks of Heidelberg University.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 08.12.2016
Leibniz Prize for Heidelberg Researcher Joachim P. Spatz
Leibniz Prize for Heidelberg Researcher Joachim P. Spatz
Joachim Spatz, Heidelberg University researcher and Director at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, has been awarded the 2017 Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundat

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 06.12.2016
Bertalanffy Lecture on Cell Division
In two lectures at Heidelberg University, Marcos Gonzalez-Gaitan is going to give insights into his research on developmental molecular biology and cell biology, particularly on aspects of cell division.

Economics / Business - Environment - 05.12.2016
Florian Diekert Receives ERC Starting Grant
Florian Diekert Receives ERC Starting Grant
Heidelberg economist Florian Diekert is receiving a highly endowed ERC Starting Grant for excellent young researchers from the European Research Council (ERC).

Life Sciences - Health - 22.11.2016
At the Top with Ten Highly Cited Researchers
Heidelberg University is the most successful university Germany-wide, on the list of highly cited researchers, that has just appeared.

Chemistry - Physics - 21.11.2016
New Collaborative Research Centre in the Chemistry of Organic Materials
New Collaborative Research Centre in the Chemistry of Organic Materials
Following a successful expert evaluation, Heidelberg University is receiving a new collaborative research centre in chemistry.

Life Sciences - 31.10.2016
Heisenberg Professorship for Biologist Thomas Greb
Heisenberg Professorship for Biologist Thomas Greb
Plant biologist Thomas Greb has received a Heisenberg Professorship at Heidelberg University.

Politics - History / Archeology - 10.10.2016
Making, Sustaining, Breaking - The Politics Of Heritage And Culture
Making, Sustaining, Breaking - The Politics Of Heritage And Culture
What does cultural heritage mean today? How is it identified, who preserves it - and what forces work to destroy it? These questions will be taken up at the Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context? of Heidelberg University, from 12 to 14 October 2016.

History / Archeology - 14.09.2016
Milestones of European history from an East Asian perspective
Milestones of European history such as the birth of philosophy in ancient Greece, or the industrial revolution in the 19th century, are also present in East Asia.

Astronomy / Space Science - Continuing Education - 23.08.2016
Heidelberg Astrophysicist obtains Emmy Noether Group
Heidelberg Astrophysicist obtains Emmy Noether Group
A new Emmy Noether research group at the Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH) has started working on the physics of star formation in galaxies across cosmic time spans.

Art and Design - Religions - 10.08.2016
The Political and Religious Role of Musical Traditions
How did the concept of a "musical past" develop between the late Middle Ages and Early Modern Age? This question is the focus of a European research team that includes music scholars from Heidelberg University.

Economics / Business - Administration - 18.07.2016
"Gummy Bear" Versus Needle: New Manufacturing Process for Peptide and Protein Drugs
A team of young Heidelberg researchers has been approved for funding from the EXIST Transfer of Research programme for a new process to manufacture specific active ingredients that in future will allow oral administration instead of painful injections.

Health - Economics / Business - 29.06.2016
Founding Companies With New Technical And Medical Products
Five teams of young researchers at Heidelberg University and Heidelberg University Hospital have succeeded in their bids for funding from the EXIST Transfer of Research programme.

Administration - Pedagogy - 22.06.2016

Physics - Chemistry - 13.06.2016
Lorenz S. Cederbaum Receives Second ERC Advanced Grant
Lorenz S. Cederbaum Receives Second ERC Advanced Grant
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Heidelberg researcher Lorenz S. Cederbaum an ERC Advanced Grant for outstanding research leaders in Europe.

Astronomy / Space Science - History / Archeology - 13.05.2016
Heidelberg Research Cooperations with Partners in Russia and the Ukraine
The Volkswagen Foundation has awarded funding in the amount of 460,000 euros to two international research projects by Heidelberg University researchers.

Event - Religions - 02.05.2016

Life Sciences - Event - 26.04.2016
Bertalanffy Lecture on the Development Biology of Plants
In two lectures at Heidelberg University, Ottoline Leyser is going to give insights into her research on the development biology of plants.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 05.04.2016
Human Brain Project Presents New Technology Platforms
The Human Brain Project (HBP) is about to release prototypes of its six new technology platforms, thereby making the first components, services and tools available to the scientific community.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 16.03.2016
Neuromorphic Computer Coming Online
Neuromorphic Computer Coming Online
The novel, brain-inspired computing system BrainScaleS will be launched at the Kirchhoff Institute for Physics of Heidelberg University.

Politics - Computer Science - 19.02.2016
Accessible Online: New Database for Political Conflicts
The Institute for Political Science of Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research (HIIK) have jointly released a new database compiling information on both violent and nonviolent conflicts.

Social Sciences - Civil Engineering - 12.02.2016
Interactive Online Documentary: Ageing in urban Asia
Heidelberg researchers present website with short films and texts - research project of the Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context' What is life like for older people in Asian cities and what changes do they observe in their environment?

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 04.02.2016
Junior Researcher from Israel Joins Universität Heidelberg
Junior Researcher from Israel Joins Universität Heidelberg
Molecular biologist Dr. Ayala Shiber has been awarded a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to pursue her research in Heidelberg.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 22.01.2016
Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation Honours Outstanding Young Scientists
The Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation is honouring two outstanding young Heidelberg-based scientists : Dr. Edward Lemke and Dr. Hai-Kun Liu.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 22.12.2015
Preventing Back Pain with Robots
Preventing Back Pain with Robots
Using robotic assistance to prevent or mitigate back pain - that is the goal of a new European research project whose members include researchers from the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) of Heidelberg University.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 02.12.2015
Prize for Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences endowed with 100,000 euros
Prize for Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences endowed with 100,000 euros
Thomas Holstein will receive this year's HMLS Investigator Award for his groundbreaking work in combining zoology and plant science at Heidelberg University into an interdisciplinary area of organismal research.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 30.11.2015
Klaus Tschira Stiftung presents Wing A to Heidelberg University
Klaus Tschira Stiftung presents Wing A to Heidelberg University
Mathematicians and computer scientists at Heidelberg University will be able to teach and conduct research together under one roof in the future, instead of being spread across various locations.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 30.11.2015
Official Opening Ceremony of Mathematikon
Official Opening Ceremony of Mathematikon
Mathematicians and computer scientists at Heidelberg University will be able to teach and conduct research together under one roof in the future, instead of being spread across various locations.

Linguistics / Literature - Mathematics - 12.11.2015
Leibniz ScienceCampus for the Analysis of Digital Linguistic Data Officially Opens
Joint research project of the Department of Computational Linguistics at Heidelberg University and the Institute for the German Language in Mannheim The official opening ceremony of the new Leibniz S

Computer Science - Career - 28.10.2015
Andreas Reuter Appointed Senior Professor at Heidelberg University
Andreas Reuter Appointed Senior Professor at Heidelberg University
The Heidelberg based expert on information technologies, Andreas Reuter, has been appointed senior professor of Heidelberg University.

Life Sciences - 26.10.2015
Cellular Stress Management in People and Plants
Cellular Stress Management in People and Plants
In their research on the model plant thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana), scientists from the Centre for Organismal Studies of Heidelberg University have discovered a major function of a fundamental cellular mechanism for stress management.

Astronomy / Space Science - History / Archeology - 09.10.2015
"We Are All Astronauts" - Conference at Universität Heidelberg
"We are all astronauts" is the motto of an interdisciplinary and international conference being hosted by the Institute for European Art History of Heidelberg University from 22 to 25 October 2015.

Astronomy / Space Science - Social Sciences - 01.10.2015
Magnifying Glass or Telescope - Scales of Knowledge
Heidelberg University's Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" will host an international conference focused on how scales are selected in pursuing research and the investigative methods used.