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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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Share your best photos in celebration of Alexander von Humboldt’s 250th birthday!

Be a part of the celebration! This year will mark Alexander von Humboldt’s 250th birthday and to celebrate, we are collecting the best and most exciting shots for a vibrant photo exhibition that will be presented to at the May Kolleg in Ottawa. If you have a great photo from your Humboldt experience, we want …

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Deadline for submission to the ‘Transitions’ Kolleg extended to October 15, 2018

The Humboldt Association of Canada has extended the deadline for the submission of abstracts to the Kolleg themed ‘Transitions’ to October 15, 2018.  The details of the Kolleg, which will be held at the University of Ottawa from May 9 to May 11, 2019,  can be found here.  Abstracts may be submitted here.

Humboldt Association of Canada Kolleg on ‘Transitions’: Call for papers

The Humboldt Association of Canada is now accepting abstracts for a Kolleg themed ‘Transitions’, to be held in the University of Ottawa from May 9 to May 11, 2019.  The details of the Kolleg can be found here.  The abstract submission deadline is September 15, 2018.  Abstracts may be submitted here.

Prof. Colin Chapman to receive the Konrad Adenauer Research Award

The zoologist, biologist, primate researcher and Canada Research Chair Prof. Colin A. Chapman of Mcgill University has been chosen to receive the Konrad Adenauer Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Read the news article on the Humboldt Foundation website by clicking here. Congratulations, Prof. Chapman!