Press Releases

On these pages you can find all the latest press releases of HITS. We regularly report on personal changes, achievements, events, and of course the latest research news. If you’re a journalist and would like to be notified about our news via e-mail, please contact Peter Saueressig (peter.saueressig@h-its.org).

New Foundations for HITS

14. January 2015

HITS has new statutes and new shareholders, Heidelberg University and KIT. Furthermore, the “HITS Stiftung” and a Scientific Advisory Board have …

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In “Science”: Big data explain evolution of birds

12. December 2014

Bird tree of life reproduced by gene analysis and supercomputing, new findings about basics of birdsongs, feathers, biodiversity, and bird evolution …

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DFG funds an interdisciplinary Research Training Group

12. November 2014

DFG funds an interdisciplinary Research Training Group (DFG Graduiertenkolleg) “Adaptive Information Processing from Heterogeneous Sources” in a cooperation of TU Darmstadt, …

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In “Science”: Scientists resolve the evolution of insects

7. November 2014

A collaboration of more than 100 researchers from 10 countries announce the results of an unprecedented scientific study that resolves the evolutionary history …

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Put more Journalism into Science Journalism

3. November 2014

Science journalist Michele Catanzaro on research in the media from an  international, non-naive view – HITS public talk on Tuesday, November 11, 4 …

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“Journalist in Residence”: Michele Catanzaro at HITS

18. August 2014

The Barcelona-based science journalist Michele Catanzaro begins his stay at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) as “Journalist in Residence.” …

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HITS an Bord: Digitale Forschung auf der MS Wissenschaft

28. July 2014

This content is only available in German. 6. August 2014, 18 Uhr 30 bis 22 Uhr: Mitmachstationen, Vorführungen sowie eine Podiumsdiskussion  mit der baden-wü…

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Die Kraft, die im Molekül steckt

22. July 2014

This content is only available in German. Dr. Frauke Gräter, Leiterin der Forschungsgruppe „Molecular Biomechanics“ am Heidelberger Institut für …

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HITS bei Explore Science: Es lebe die Vielfalt!

2. July 2014

This content is only available in German. Was haben wir Menschen mit einer Banane gemeinsam? Wie macht man DNA sichtbar? Mit …

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Mathematical models, astrophysical simulations

27. June 2014

The HITS scientists Volker Springel (Astrophysics) and Tilmann Gneiting (Mathematics) are among the highly cited researchers worldwide. Two scientists of the …

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