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).

HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2018 and 2019

16. August 2017

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like a change of scenery and the chance to escape your daily routine? …

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Digitale Mündigkeit und Bürgerrechte

14. July 2017

This content is only available in German. Wissenschaftsministerin Theresia Bauer und netzpolitischer Sprecher Konstantin von Notz (Grüne) zum Informationsbesuch am …

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HITS at Explore Science 2017

19. June 2017

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Protected: Chaotically Magnetized Cloud Is No Place to Build a Star, or Is It?

14. June 2017

U.S. astronomers and astrophysicists found that stars can emerge from a wider range of conditions as previously thought. For their …

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“Auriga” project helps uncover the history of galaxies

7. June 2017

A research team led by HITS scientist Robert Grand ran 36 simulations of Milky Ways on German supercomputers, for the first time …

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Young Researcher´s award goes to HITS doctoral student

17. May 2017

Mehmet Ali Öztürk, PhD student at HITS and at the Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (…

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Against the odds: Indian science and science journalism (plus video)

3. May 2017

T.V. Padma (Delhi / India), science journalist and HITS Journalist in Residence 2017, will speak about the challenges and chances for scientists …

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Nacre in the supercomputer

2. May 2017

HITSter Frauke Gräter wins the 2nd PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC Serge Bogaerts, Managing Director of PRACE aisbl is …

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Girls’ Day at HITS 2017

24. April 2017

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The Forecaster’s Dilemma: Evaluating forecasts of extreme events

10. April 2017

Accurate predictions of extreme events do not necessarily indicate the scientific superiority of the forecaster or the forecast method from which …

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