The Max Planck Research Award 2015 will be conferred in the area of humanities and social sciences in the subject "Religion and Modernity: Secularisation, Social and Religious Pluralism".
Video of the week
A universal language
The new video by our colleague Jon Parnell from the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research explores the phenomenon of fundamental constants and the Quantum Hall Effect. Featuring Nobel Prize Laureate Klaus von Klitzing.
In the light of the stern TV programme broadcast on 10 September 2014, which included illegally recorded video sequences showing the animal facility at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, the President of the Max Planck Society requested the Head of the German Primate Center, Professor Stefan Treue, to carry out an in situ review of the situation.