A variety of factors influence how people conceive of the issue / An article by Steven Vertovec, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

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Second Call for Dioscuri Centres

December 06, 2018

The second call for the establishment of up to four centres of scientific excellence in Poland is now open

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Four new sources of gravitational waves

December 04, 2018

LIGO and Virgo Observatories also present their first catalogue

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Advent Calendar 2018

Advent Calendar 2018

Each day until December 24, we will open a door of our online science advent calender for you to dazzle you with images from science.

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Recruitment Programs & Job Offers


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Apply now!

Innovative topic, interdisciplinary curriculum: applications are now open at the brand new Max Planck School Matter to Life, waiting for its first fresh batch of bright & enthusiastic PhD students

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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


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

Videos and Events


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.

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.

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.

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.

From the Institutes


MPI for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
The public understanding of migration more
MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Neural networks let microscopists see more more
MPI of Biochemistry, et al.
Leibniz Prizes 2019 for three female Max Planck scientists more
MPI for Evolutionary Biology
Double the stress slows down evolution more
MPI for Infection Biology
Tuberculosis in the blood more
MPI of Neurobiology
Three nerve cells are sufficient to steer a fly more

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