Dr. Christina Beck
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Max Planck in-house

News about research policy, people and from the institutes

Rüdiger Willems is new General Secretary of the Max Planck Society

June 22, 2017
The lawyer, who has many years of leadership experience in the Max Planck Society, is closely acquainted with research administration and national and international science policy [more]
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New measures in support of young researchers

June 21, 2017
Max Planck President Stratmann underlines the importance of effectively supporting young researchers for own research organizations and the German science system [more]
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Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD) has opened

May 29, 2017
Researchers from different disciplines will jointly examine cell processes at the new facility [more]

Max Planck Society concludes general audit - victim research project to commence in June 2017

May 02, 2017
Following on from archive finds of brain specimens - with great likelihood originating from victims of the Nazi euthanasia programme - a general audit at the Max Planck Society was concluded with no further critical finds. In June 2017, four independent researchers will commence a victim research project. [more]
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Global movement for science

April 18, 2017
People were taking to the streets on the March for Science in more than 600 towns around the world [more]

“Democracy needs constructive dialogue”

April 18, 2017
Doctoral student Claudio Paganini (29) talks about preparations for the March for Science on 22 April in Berlin. [more]
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Max Planck President to speak at Munich March for Science

April 10, 2017
The global March for Science campaign is a celebration of science, emphasizing the key role that science plays in society and politics. The rally in Munich has now gained a prominent advocate: Martin Stratmann, the President of the Max Planck Society, will participate, and hold a brief speech at the end of the march at Siegestor. [more]
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