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Seit 2014 wählt das Kuratorium der VolkswagenStiftung jährlich zehn bis fünfzehn "Freigeister" aus: Exzellente junge Forscher(innen), die den Mut zu außergewöhnlichen Perspektiven mitbringen und das Risiko eingehen, sich auf wirklich neues…

During the internationalen Nature Herrenhausen Symposium on November 2-3, 2017, current aspects of HIV infection, immunity, persistence and eradication research have been discussed. The summary report is now online!
The International Workshop from October 11-13, 2017, aimed at evaluating current evidence for the nature and likelihood of genome editing risks and exploring potential for future developments and options for governance strategies.

Three of Europe's biggest philanthropic foundations have joined together to award 5 million euros to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges of our time: Wellcome Trust, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and Volkswagen Foundation have funded six…

The international symposium from June 28 till June 30, 2017, explored overarching trends in the political as well as corporate regulation and in the forms of collective organisation of labour.

Experts discussed how the humanities and social sciences deal with the social challenges of digitization at the Herrenhausen Conference in Hanover which took place from May 31 till June 2, 2017.

Climate, migration, global health – the funding initiative "Europe and Global Challenges" supported jointly by Volkswagen Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Riksbankens Jubileumsfond grants a total amount of 5 million euro for cross-border interdisciplinary…
The Herrenhausen Symposium "The Long End of the First World War: Ruptures, Continuities and Memories" questioned the idea of a static and clearly defined "end" of the War. The summary report includes videos as well as a written text.