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Spacewalk for Icarus

Spacewalk for Icarus

August 15, 2018

The antenna for the Russian–German experiment has been successfully installed on the International Space Station

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Open Letter by the Max Planck Society

Open Letter by the Max Planck Society

August 14, 2018

Response of the Max Planck Society to the Open Letter of FENS and SfN

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Max Planck researcher receives animal welfare award

Max Planck researcher receives animal welfare award

August 06, 2018

The German Research Foundation awards the Ursula M. Händel Animal Welfare Prize to Hamid R. Noori.

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Recruitment Programs & Job Offers


Meeting up for summer school

Max Planck Institutes from Hamburg to Rome offer courses specifically for external participants and will reach about 900 young scientists from master’s students to postdocs this year.

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Successful research - also with a baby

Successful research - also with a baby

We are helping young scientists finance childcare for their children aged between three and thirty-six months

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Current Job Offers

Current Job Offers

Fancy new challenges? Here you will find current vacancies of the Max Planck Society and its institutes. Find the right job for your profile

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Publications


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Living and working in Germany
Annual Report 2017
MaxPlanckResearch 1/2018
MaxPlanckResearch 2/2018

Videos and Events


Climate: how the earth breathes

Climate: how the earth breathes

Video February 06, 2017

Researchers understand Earth’s climate system very accurately by now. For a long time, however, an important piece of the puzzle remained very elusive - the role played by vegetation and soils.

Cryptography

Cryptography

Video May 04, 2017

In principle, almost any encryption key can be broken - all you need is the right computing power. The situation is different, however, with quantum cryptography. Gerd Leuchs is researching this encryption technology of the future.

The school for T Cells

The school for T Cells

Video August 17, 2017

The lamprey has no thymus gland. Max Planck scientist Thomas Böhm wants to know how it copes with bacteria and viruses.

Flight and trauma

Flight and trauma

Video March 15, 2018

Traumatic experiences arising from flight from war zones can lead to distressing symptoms, which impair everyday life.

Max Planck Symposium for Alumni and Early Career Researchers

Max Planck Symposium for Alumni and Early Career Researchers

Event

From Sept. 20 - 23, the Harnack-Haus will once more be transformed into a "home away from home" in the course of 3rd edition of the Max Planck Symposium with the title "Advances in Digitalization".

From the Institutes


MPI for Ornithology (Radolfzell)
Spacewalk for Icarus more
MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology
Tough life for chimpanzees in the savannah more
MPI for Experimental Medicine
Possible treatment for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease discovered more
MPI for Informatics
An eye to character more
MPI of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
Getting to the roots of acute myeloid leukemia more
MPI for Biological Cybernetics
Max Planck researcher receives animal welfare award more
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