News Year: 2020

Uncovering the structure of stars

1. September 2020

Astrophysicist Saskia Hekker is the leader of the new research group “Theory and Observations of Stars” at HITS and professor in …

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Anya Gryn'ova in her home office

Chemists amid coronavirus

25. August 2020

Anya Gryn’ova discusses with Chemistry World how the global pandemic affected work and wellbeing of her research group. See the …

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A difficult task: Phylogenetic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 data

13. August 2020

Computer scientists from HITS and KIT review the challenges for phylogenetic methods in analyzing the evolution of the corona virus: Large …

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Starting from scratch – HITS group leader Vincent Heuveline nominated as one of 108 “Heidelberg Heroes”

6. August 2020

Our notion of a hero is usually a person who is admired for having done something brave or having achieved something …

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Verification and post-processing of weather forecasts

20. July 2020

Fellowship term ends for Tilmann Gneiting as one of ECMWF’s first three Fellows CST group leader Tilmann Gneiting was appointed …

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Women in Computational Chemistry

17. July 2020

The Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (JCIM) published a special issue on “Women in Computational Chemistry” in May 2019 to address …

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Increasing knowledge about COVID-19

16. July 2020

The new “Task Force COVID-19” is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and aims to make it easier for experts …

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Getting health data into shape

16. July 2020

A multidisciplinary team is set to establish a research data infrastructure for personal health data in Germany: nfdi4health. The project – …

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Solidarity in running shoes

10. July 2020

HITS running team raises 10,000 Euros for cancer research in first virtual NCT Run – Klaus Tschira Foundation sponsors each team kilometer with 25 …

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Run beyond the limits!

25. June 2020

Alone and yet together! On 26-28 June 2020, the running team of the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) will again participate …

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