Dr. Christina Beck

Head of Science and Corporate Communication

Administrative Headquarters of the Max Planck Society, München

Phone: +49 89 2108-1275
Fax: +49 89 2108-1207

Barbara Abrell

Chief Editor / Electronic Media

Administrative Headquarters of the Max Planck Society, München

Phone: +49 89 2108-1416



The Zülch Prize 2013 – reward for brain researchers

September 10, 2013
Neuroscientists honoured for research into the brain's reward and decision-making systems [more]

Searching for the origins of life

August 02, 2013
Lisa Kaltenegger receives $1 million award from Simons Foundation for her research into exoplanets [more]

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft receives 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation

June 12, 2013
Foundation recognizes the German research organisation's intensive efforts in strengthening international cooperation [more]

Jens Frahm presented with 2013 Stifterverband Award

June 07, 2013
Göttingen physicist is honoured for his refinement of magnetic resonance imaging [more]

Luminaries of research

February 21, 2013
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and Axel Ullrich were newly admitted into the "Hall of Fame" of German reserarch, an honour conferred since 2009 by "manager magazin" on top scientists for their contribution to Germany as a research location. [more]

Gruber Genetics Prize for Svante Pääbo

February 20, 2013
Geneticist Svante Pääbo from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthroplogy is to receive the US$500,000 Gruber Genetics Prize for groundbreaking research in evolutionary genetics [more]

Herschel Medal for Michael Kramer

January 11, 2013
The Royal Astronomical Society honours Director at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy [more]
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