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Leibniz Prize for Prof. Dr Joachim P. Spatz

Prof. Dr Joachim Spatz has been awarded the 2017 Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundation. The award is Germany's most prestigious research prize and is endowed with 2.5 million euros. [More...]

At the Top with Ten Highly Cited Researchers

Heidelberg University is the most successful university Germany-wide, on the list of highly cited researchers, that has just appeared. With ten researchers it is in second place in Germany. [More...]

Florian Diekert Receives ERC Starting Grant

Economist Prof. Dr Florian Diekert is receiving a highly endowed ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). ERC funding in the amount of approx. 1.4 million euros is being provided. [More...]

New Collaborative Research Centre in Chemistry

Heidelberg University is receiving a new collaborative research centre. The German Research Foundation is providing nine million euros for CRC 1249, "N-Hetero­polycycles as Functional Materials". [More...]

New Regulator of Immune Reaction Discovered

Cells of the immune system can distinguish between protein molecules that are "self" and "non-self". Researchers have now identified a switch that regulates the reactions of the immune system. [More...]

Carbon Nanotubes Couple Light and Matter

With their research on nanomaterials for optoelectronics, scientists have succeeded for the first time to demonstrate a strong interaction of light and matter in semiconducting carbon nanotubes. [More...]

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