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).

Small change for a big improvement – halogen bonds and drug discovery

18. January 2013

Halogen bonding has been applied in crystal engineering, materials research, and nanotechnology for some time. Scientists from the Heidelberg Institute for …

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Exploring Drug-Target Interactions

10. December 2012

HITS Scientists Participate in a New European Research Project In drug discovery it is often difficult to predict if a potential …

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Publication in “Nature Structural & Molecular Biology”

19. November 2012

HITS Researchers participate in a project that reveals the mechanism of molecular chaperones – Publication in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology Together …

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How journalists witness science

15. October 2012

This content is only available in German. Der Wissenschaftsjournalist Volker Stollorz über das Verhältnis von Medien und Forschung – öffentliches HITS-Kolloquium …

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1.5 Million Grant for HITS Astrophysicist Volker Springel

19. July 2012

Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) – 1.5 million Euros for research on dark matter and galaxy formation The astrophysicist Volker …

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Humboldt Fellow Katja Markert Doing Research at HITS

11. July 2012

The computational linguist Dr. Katja Markert (University of Leeds) has been staying at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) as …

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HITS Researcher Alexandros Stamatakis Appointed Professor in Karlsruhe

10. July 2012

Dr. Alexandros Stamatakis, head of the Scientific Computing (SCO) research group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), has been …

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HITS 2011: Spider Silk, Phylogenetic Trees and Black Holes

27. June 2012

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) Annual Report 2011 is out: Data-driven science – New insights into the structure of spider silk, …

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100 Years Alan Turing – the Enigma machine

20. June 2012

This content is only available in German. Exklusiv bei „Explore Science“: Original „Enigma“-Chiffriermaschine aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg – HITS-Direktor Andreas Reuter …

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Math in daily life – HITS at Explore Science

18. June 2012

This content is only available in German. Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien (HITS) mit Experimenten bei „Explore Science“ –  Mitmachstationen …

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