Humboldtians with a Mission - Researchers Are Changing the World
They strengthen the spirit of freedom in Egypt, mediate in Colombia’s civil war or protect the climate in the United States: they all are Humboldtians and thus part of a global community that creates mutual
When Can We Buy a Magnetic Fridge, Mr Singh?
A completely novel type of refrigeration technology could shake up future markets. It manages without any environmentally harmful refrigerants and uses only half as much electricity as today’s models. Sanjay Singh is studying eco-fridges of this kind.
News from the Foundation
2014 Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards for International Young Researchers
In November, Federal Research Minister Johanna Wanka and Helmut Schwarz, President of the Humboldt Foundation, presented this year’s Sofia Kovalevskaja Awards: eleven research talents will receive funding of up to 1.65 million EUR each.
The Power of Science - A Conversation with Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Ebola, Ukraine crisis, terror in Syria and Iraq – threats and conflicts are keeping Germany’s Federal Foreign Minister busy. With all that on his plate, does he even have time to think about academic exchange?