The presidents of German universities, the heads of selected Max Planck and Fraunhofer Institutes and the Hector Fellows and the Hector Fellows may nominate one excellent candidate for the Hector Science Award per year. Professors active in the areas of engineering, mathematics, physics, informatics, psychology or medicine can be nominated. Conditions are scientific success, high commitment for teaching and supporting young scientists as well as far reaching contributions to the development of the university or the scientific discipline. The Hector Foundation will write to the institutions entitled to nominate in June; if you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact the HFA office.
The call is open from 1st June to 31st August each year.
On July 16, 4 pm (CEST), the Marsilius Lecture by Hector Fellow Schölkopf will be made available.
By using a new optogenetic tool, it is now possible to control light processes in plants precisely.
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