MK Press Releases

The University of Heidelberg has published the following press releases in regards to current events and the work of Marsilius Kolleg:

Friday, May 13, 2022

Malaria Parasites Form Vortices

Heidelberg study: the collective movement of the pathogens is largely determined by physical principles

Monday, February 21, 2022

Marsilius Lecture about "Hope"

Lecture with the philosopher of religion and theologian Ingolf Dalferth as video recording

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Lecture: Trust journalism and science more

Nature Marsilius Visiting Professor of Science Communication Eva Wolfangel calls for a "lane change"

Thursday, December 09, 2021

Marsilius kontrovers: Good aging or eternal youth?

Scientists discuss from psychological, ethnological and medical perspectives how to deal with aging and growing old.

Friday, December 03, 2021

Communicating research to a broad public

Eva Wolfangel übernimmt Nature Marsilius Gastprofessur für Wissenschaftskommunikation an der Universität Heidelberg.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Kick-off for Young Marsilius Fellows

New program for young scientists: working on a research project and activities in science communication

Thursday, October 14, 2021

New Fellow Class at the Marsilius Kolleg

14 Heidelberg scientists devote themselves to interdisciplinary research projects

Monday, July 27, 2020

Marsilius kontrovers: Global collaboration in times of pandemics

Interdisciplinary discussion with Till Bärnighausen (Global Health), Sebastian Harnisch (Political science) and Karen Nolte (Medical history).

Monday, July 27, 2020

Anti-Coronavirus Measures: Large Majority Respects the Requirements

Prof. Dr. Hanno Kube, Prof. Dr. Peter Kirsch, Prof. Dr. Reimut Zohlnhöfer

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Marsilius Lecture: Artificial Intelligence and Digital Revolution

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schölkopf - Director of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Marsilius kontrovers: Corona - Disadvantages and opportunities for children, women and families

Interdisciplinary discussion with Sabina Pauen (psychology), Christiane Schwieren (economics) and Marc-Philippe Weller (law).

Friday, May 22, 2020

Marsilius kontrovers: Corona - What will change?

Interdisciplinary discussion with Hans-Georg Kräusslich (virology), Christina Gathmann (economics) and Bernd Schneidmüller (history).

Monday, May 11, 2020

New directors of the Marsilius-Kolleg

Friederike Nüssel and Michael Boutros are the new directors of the Marsilius-Kolleg.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Marsilius kontrovers: Bioeconomy. On the way to sustainability

Interdisciplinary discussion with Andreas Pyka (economics), Thomas Rausch (organismal studies) and Jale Tosun (politics).

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Science communication: Let reason prevail

Public lecture by science journalist Dagmar Röhrlich

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Springer Nature Visiting Professorship: Dagmar Röhrlich

Dagmar Röhrlich takes over Springer Nature Visiting Professorship for Scientific Communication.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Marsilius kontrovers: Young kids to the nursery! Who benefits?

Interdisciplinary discussion with Christina Gathmann (economics), Sabina Pauen (psychology), Katja Patzel-Mattern (history) and Jeanette Roos (psychology) .

Monday, May 20, 2019

Marsilius Lecture: Engineering Molecular and Cellular Systems for a Better Life

Prof. Dr. Daniel J. Müller - Biophysics ETH Zürich, visits Heidelberg.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

New Class of Fellows at the Marsilius-Kolleg

15 Heidelberg scholars devote themselves to interdisciplinary research projects.

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Fakts, Fakes, Fallacies. Research Communication and Public Trust

Sir Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief of Springer Nature, visits Heidelberg.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Marsilius Lecture: Cultural Property Gone Astray

Hermann Parzinger, president of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, visits Heidelberg.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Early Childhood in the 20th Century: Participants for interviews wanted.

Researchers study interaction with infants from a historical perspective.

Friday,December 7, 2018

Marsilius kontrovers: Whom aids development aid?

Till Bärnighausen (Public Health) and Axel Dreher (Economics) discuss the current practice and possible alternatives.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Symposium on Genome Editing

Scientists discuss ethical, legal and social aspects.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Panel: Interventions in the Human Germline?

Genome Researcher discusses risks and opportunities with a theologian and a legal scholar.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Lecture on the Relation of Truth and Science

Philosoph of science Philip Kitcher visits the Marsilius-Kolleg.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Marsilius Academy: Human in Motion

Junior researchers exchange recent research results with experts – Public Lecture on Robot Technology.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Marsilius Academy on Genome Editing

Interdisciplinary Winter School deals with the global regulations of human genome editing – Registration open until September 21.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Marsilius kontrovers: Big Data in Medicine

Scientists from Computer Science, Cancer Research and Law discuss risks and opportunities.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Marsilius-Lecture: What is Life?

Biophysicist Petra Schwille visits Heidelberg University

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

New Class of Fellows at the Marsilius-Kolleg

14 Heidelberg scholars devote themselves to interdisciplinary research projects.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Symposium: The Task of Aging

Representatives of science and practice discuss individual and societal challenges.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Marsilius kontrovers: Immune to Stress?

Scientists discuss individual resilience and communal responsibility.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Human sensory perception from an interdisciplinary perspective

An event of the Marsilius Kolleg with lecture, discussion, and book presentation.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Marsilius-Lecture: Foreignness

Prof. Dr. Marina Münkler (German Literature) at Heidelberg University.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

New Healthcare Services for Chronic Disease Sufferers

Summer school assists university graduates with business start-ups. Interested in founding your own company to offer new prevention and treatment options for those suffering from or at-risk of chronic disease? The European Summer School for Innovation in Chronic Disease Intervention (euVENTION) from 11 to 22 September 2017 at Heidelberg University will focus on that challenging endeavour. Start-up Management of Heidelberg University along with Heidelberg Startup Partners and a number of other institutions is organising the summer school, which is open to doctoral candidates as well as students and recent graduates of all disciplines. The programme is designed to help university graduates interested in founding a start-up to develop ideas and business models. It is one of the activities of the EIT Health consortium.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seminar and lecture: Global Health Afternoon

"Global Health Afternoon" with seminar and public lecture takes place at the Marsilius Kolleg.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seminar and lecture: Global Health Afternoon

"Global Health Afternoon" with seminar and public lecture takes place at the Marsilius Kolleg.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Marsilius lecture: Wisely Engineering Shared Ecosystems

MIT researcher Kevin Esvelt discusses "Gene Drive" technologies.

Tuesday May 2, 2017

Marsilius kontrovers: Should designing people be allowed?

Scientists from Genome Research, Theology and Public Health discuss genome surgery

Thursday February 9, 2017

Symposium: Surrogacy

Scientists discuss current developments and challenges from an interdisciplinary standpoint

Thursday February 9, 2017

Symposium: Health for all?

Scientists discuss concepts for comprehensive health provisions from a global standpoint

Monday January 16, 2017

On the history of future research

Historian Elke Seefried holds a lecture in the framework of the Marsilius Kolleg

Monday November 21, 2016

"Marsilius Controversy": Scientists take on the debate of surrogacy

The Marsilius Kolleg starts a new event series – first podium discussion to take place on November24

Friday October 14, 2016

Marsilius Academy: Early Childhoof in Transition

Up-and-coming scientists discuss current research results with experts 

Friday June 24, 2016

Chances and Boundaries of Genome Analysis and Gene Diagnostics

Panel discussion with the physician Eva Winkler and theologian Eberhard Schockenhoff.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Marsilius Lecture on the topic of bio-economy

Agronomist Joachim von Braun discusses sustainable business in his presentation.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Symbolic Move complete with a ship ride: New frontiers

The Marsilius Kolleg has a new home base in the Marsilius Arkaden.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Marsilius Arkaden ceremonially opened on the campus in Neuenheimer Feld

An inspirational place for knowledge.

Monday, April 4, 2016

New Class of Fellows at the Marsilius Kolleg

14 Heidelberg scholars devote themselves to interdisciplinary research projects.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Marsilius Lecture: Scholarship as Vocation?

Sociologist Jutta Allmendinger speaks about „Career in the scholarly system of the 21st Century”.

Friday, January 18, 2016

Opinion on ethical and legal implications of human genome sequencing

Scientists present updated new edition - proposals for balance of patient well-being and freedom of research.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 

Lecture: „Self-perception, Self-image, and Reflection“ 

Wilhelm Genazino gives a lecture within the framework of the Marsilius Summer Academy.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015  

Marsilius Lecture on the topic of chronic illness 

Health scholar Prof. Elio Riboli zeros in on prevention and the influence factors of nutrition and lifestyle in combating chronic illness in the next Marsilius Lecture.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 

Marsilius Summer Academy on the topic of „Anthroplogy of Perception“

Budding scholars and scientists have the opportunity to discuss the modern, complex topics of the Marsilius Summer Academy in interdisciplinary workshops. 

Monday, March 23, 2015 

Eleven Heidelberg Scholars dedicate themselves to interdisciplinary questions and research projects 

A new class of fellows at the Marsilius Kolleg of the University of Heidelberg takes on a new year of interdisciplinary work projects starting in the summer semester of 2015.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 

Lecture: „Do old and young people need a new identity?“ 

Prof. Dr. Franz Kolland gives a lecture on the identity problems with which young and old people struggle.

Saturday, 21. January 2015

Marsilius Lecture: "Why do you love Brahms?"

Melanie Wald-Fuhrmann on music taste research between history, sociology, and neuroscience

Monday, 1. December 2014

Lectures on the topic of body, culture and nature

Events in the framework of a symposium of the Marsilius Kolleg

Tuesday, 18. November 2014

Marsilius Spring Academy on "Young and Old"

Junior researchers can apply until 15 December 2014

Monday, 14. April 2014

Marsilius Academy on Synthetic Biology

Deadline for applications from young academics: 31 May 2014

Thursday, 24. February 2011

Ethical and Legal Aspects of Total Genome Sequencing

Green light for fourth research project at Heidelberg University’s Marsilius Kolleg

Monday, 14 February 2011

New Class of Fellows Appointed to Marsilius Kolleg

Thirteen Heidelberg academics engage with interdisciplinary research issues

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Young researchers discuss the global problem of water scarcity

Autumn School of the Marsilius Kolleg from November 9th-17th, 2010

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Marsilius Studies

Supplementary interdisciplinary programme to start in 2010/2011 winter term

Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Marsilius Lecture: Tradition and Innovation in Music

Freiburg composer and clarinettist Jörg Widmann at the Universität Heidelberg

Friday, 7 May 2010

Summer School: Potential and Hazards of Systematic Climate Modifications

Joint project by the Marsilius Kolleg, the University of Calgary and Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

New Class of Fellows Appointed to Heidelberg University´s Marsilius Kolleg

Eleven Heidelberg academics engage with interdisciplinary research issues

Monday, 1 February 2010

Marsilius Lecture: Growth in Nature and Culture

Nobel Prize laureate Prof. Dr. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard visits the Universität Heidelberg

Thursday, 19 Novemebr 2009

New "Climate Engineering" Research Project Begins

Marsilius Kolleg: Renowned scientist from Canada to hold keynote speech at opening ceremony


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