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).

Kerstin Hoppenhaus named “Journalist in Residence” at HITS

08 08 2018

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies provides science journalists the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of computer-based, data-driven science through a …

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An Honor and a Farewell

01 08 2018

After more than eight years at HITS, Volker Springel, head of the Theoretical Astrophysics group at HITS, has assumed his new …

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The need for speed: Why malaria parasites are faster than human immune cells

20 07 2018

Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria infections. Researchers …

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New computational method for drug discovery

11 07 2018

HITS researchers developed tauRAMD, a tool to predict drug-target residence times from short simulations. The method is illustrated on the cover …

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HITS open house event 2018

27 06 2018

Tag der offenen Tür am HITS: Mitmachangebote, Präsentationen und Vorträge von der Molekularbiologie bis zur Astronomie. Das Heidelberger …

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Accelerated reactions in condensed bio-matter?

19 06 2018

HITS researcher Dr. Kashif Sadiq explores ribonucleoprotein granules, a condensed form of bio-matter found inside cells. He investigates whether the rate …

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HITS at Explore Science 2018

11 06 2018

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New planetarium and astronomy visitor centre opened

26 04 2018

Today, after three years of construction, the ESO Supernova Planetarium and Visitor Centre will be inaugurated. The new centre at the …

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Girls’ Day at HITS 2018

23 04 2018

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Habilitation for HITSter Rüdiger Pakmor

13 03 2018

The astrophysicist Dr. Rüdiger Pakmor from the Theoretical Astrophysis group (TAP) successfully completed the habilitation process at Heidelberg University. At …

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