Press Releases of the MPI for Multidisciplinary Sciences

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New quantum technology combines free electrons and photons

Scientists at our institute, together with colleagues from Switzerland, succeeded in generating controlled electron-photon pairs in an electron microscope. The study’s findings expand the toolbox of quantum technology. more

Tuberculosis vaccine candidate VPM1002 safe in HIV- and non-HIV-exposed newborns as study shows

VPM1002, developed by Emeritus Director Stefan H.E. Kaufmann and his team, has also fewer side effects compared to BCG, the only vaccine available to date o prevent tuberculosis .  more

Stefan Hell elected to the Order<em> Pour le mérite</em>

The order honors the Nobel laureate in chemistry and director of the institute for his special services to science. Admission to the order is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on researchers or artists in Germany. (in German) more

Founding Ceremony of the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences

On January 1, 2022, the former Max Planck Institutes (MPI) for Biophysical Chemistry and for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen merged to form our new institute. Last Friday, we celebrated the foundation with high-ranking guests from politics, industry, and science. (in German) more

Patrick Cramer appointed new President-elect of the Max Planck Society

The Society’s Senate unanimously appointed the Managing Director of our institute as new President-elect for the term of office from 2023 to 2029. He will take over the role in June 2023 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Max Planck Society in Göttingen. more

Young researchers from Göttingen receive Otto Hahn Medals and Otto Hahn Award

Jascha Lau and Michael Weber of our institute as well as Mirna Elizabeta Kramar of the MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization receive the prestigious Otto Hahn Medal. Lau is additionally honored with the Otto Hahn Award allowing him to establish an own research group after a research stay abroad.  more

Patrick Cramer elected to the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

With a history spanning more than 300 years, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities is a scientific association steeped in tradition. Patrick Cramer is now one of 13 newly admitted members. (in German) more

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