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Heidelberg Lecture 2014 - Hans-Georg Kräusslich delivers an inspiring lecture on HIV/AIDS at University of Hyderabad (UoH)

Prof. Hans-Georg Kräusslich, is the Director of Department for Infectious Diseases (former 'The Hygiene-Institute') at Heidelberg University and he has strongly contributed to HIV/AIDS research for more than 20 years, focusing on the assembly and structure of the viral particle.

At Hyderabad University he delivered the 'Heidelberg Lecture 2014' on 12th March, 2014, 2.30 pm to a strong gathering of 400 students, researchers, scientists and faculty from the Hyderabad Network. The topic of the talk was 'HIV assembly and maturation: preparing a virus for entering a new cell. On popular demand the lecture was broadcasted live on National Knowledge Network (NKN), where it was virtually attended by many research institutes and universities. [read more]

7 April 2014

Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels, was appointed for the Academic Advisory Council – AAC by Rector Prof. Dr. Bernhard Eitel. Here he will represent the interests of the humanities and social sciences.

The Academic Advisory Council's role is to advise on strategy for Heidelberg University in connection with the Excellence Initiative. The members of the ACC are eminent scholars from internationally esteemed universities and research institutions, high-ranking representatives of industry and senior academics from the University of Heidelberg.

1 April 2014

Prof. Dr. Armin von Bogdandy wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014

Prof. Dr. Armin von Bogdandy from Public Law and International Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014

1 April 2014

Prof. Dr. Irmgard Sinning wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014

Prof. Dr. Irmgard Sinning from Structural Biology, University of Heidelberg wins the Leibniz-Prize 2014.

28 February 2014

HCTS welcomes first Fellows

In March, the first five fellows will start their research at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS). Later this year nine more fellows will join.

27 February 2014

Study Exchange Programme with Japan

The Cluster established a new cooperation with the Universities of Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan. It offers a new exchange programme with scholarship options for master and doctoral students, especially from the Asian studies, economics, and political sciences.

26 February 2014

QS Subject Rankings: Ruperto Carola No. 1 in Germany in Three Subjects

Universität Heidelberg in the world's top 50 universities in a total of eight subjects

26 February 2014

Computing with Silicon Neurons

Scientists use artificial nerve cells for complex data processing tasks

5 February 2014

European Research Council Funds Heidelberg Mathematician

Prof. Dr. Anna Wienhard receives ERC Consolidator Grant of nearly 1.6 million euros

3 February 2014

Papal Bull from the Early Years of Heidelberg University Discovered in the USA

Medieval document from 1387 found in the attic of a house in St. Louis

14 January 2014

Business Model for Open-Access Books

DFG funding for pilot project to publish academic books online

14 January 2014

Karl Jaspers Prize for Prof. Dr. Hans Maier

In recognition of scholarly and philosophical achievements of international standing

9 December 2013

HMLS Investigator Award for Biochemist Felix Wieland

Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences prize endowed with 100,000 euros

5 December 2013

Leibniz Prize for Heidelberg Scientist Irmgard Sinning

Most prestigious research award in Germany – honour comes with 2.5 million euros funding

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