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Prof. Frank Stahnisch receives the Jason A. Hannah medal!

Prof. Frank. W. Stahnisch at the University of Calgary has been awarded the Jason A. Hannah Medal in the  History of Medicine by the Royal Society of Canada for his recent book “A New Field in Mind”.  Please see the news item here:   Congratulations, Prof. Stahnisch!

Launch of the German-Canadian Herzberg network and talk by Prof. Dr. Markus Rex

Celebrating the 50 years anniversary of #Canada & #Germany’s scientific partnership, the German Embassy is extending its commitment to furthering innovation through the Herzberg Network.   Join the network on LinkedIn at the following Group Link. The Herzberg Network is an online community and resource hub for researchers, academics, research institutions, industry members, and innovators in Canada …

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Invitation to Alumni Event with Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser / Invitation à l’événement des anciens élèves avec l’ambassadrice Sabine Sparwasser

     “Way to Go: 50 Years of German-Canadian Cooperation in Science and Technology” with German Ambassador to Canada, Sabine Sparwasser The DAAD Alumni Association Canada and the Humboldt Association of Canada are pleased to invite their alumni to taken part in an online event with Her Excellency Sabine Sparwasser, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada, on Tuesday, September 14th from 5:30 to …

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2021 Konrad Adenauer Research Award to Prof. Adele Reinhartz!

Congratulations to Adele Reinhartz who is professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa on being selected for this prestigious award!   Please see the full announcement here.      

Prof. Misak appointed interim director of the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy

We are happy to learn that fellow Humboldtian Prof. Cheryl Misak, University Professor, Professor in the department of Philosophy,  is now the interim director of the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy.  Check out the news here. Congratulations, Prof. Misak!

Congratulations to Prof. Frank Stahnisch for publishing a new book!

We  are glad to share that Prof. Frank Stahnisch of University of Calgary has recently published another book titled ‘Psychiatry and the Legacies of Eugenics Historical Studies of Alberta and Beyond’.  Please click the picture below to get a link to the  book. Congratulations, Prof. Stahnisch!

Congratulations to Prof. Frank Stahnisch for publishing two books!

We are happy to convey that Prof. Frank Stahnisch of University of Calgary has recently published two new books.  The links to the two books can be found by clicking the images below. In the first book, titled ‘In A New Field’, Prof. Stahnisch documents and analyzes the antecedents of the modern neurosciences as an …

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A warm welcome to Prof. Dr. Jean Grondin, the new Humboldt Ambassador Scientist in Canada!

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has appointed Prof. Dr. Jean Grondin (Université de Montréal) as Humboldt Ambassador Scientist in Canada in addition to Professor Jennifer Decker (National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa) and Professor Christopher Orvig (University of British Columbia, Vancouver). Professor Grondin will support the Foundation as one of currently 49 Ambassador Scientists worldwide. …

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Professor André Laliberté receives the 2019 Konrad Adenauer Research Award

The Konrad Adenauer Research Award for 2019 has been awarded to and accepted by Professor André Laliberté from the University of Ottawa. For more information as well as for a press release regarding the extension of the Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Alberta, please click here.  Congratulations Prof. Laliberté!

UAlberta renews MOU with Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

The University of Alberta and Germany’s Alexander von Humboldt Foundation have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding that promises ongoing collaborations between the partners. A UAlberta release states that the AvH enables researchers to tap into a global network that engages more than 27,000 scientists from more than 140 countries.  The story can be viewed here.   …

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