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Prof Roldán speaks at Parliamentary Breakfast

FHI Director Prof. Dr. Beatriz Roldán Cuenya took part in a parliamentary breakfast at the German Parliamentary Society on 13 May, where she presented a National Strategy for the Further Development of Technically Accelerated Light Sources together with representatives of the Helmholtz Association.
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Alec Wodtke wins 2022 Gerhard Ertl Lecture Award

The Director at the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences is honored for his contributions to improving our understanding of surface chemistry. more

FHI Director Schlögl appointed Humboldt President

FHI Director Prof. Dr. Robert Schlögl has been appointed the new President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He will take up his new post on 1 January 2023.
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Construction progress on new laboratory building

Extensive construction work has begun on a new laboratory building on the north campus of the Fritz Haber Institute. On the historic site of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Fibre Chemistry, founded in 1920, research will be conducted on nanostructured materials for electrocatalysis and thermal catalysis. The new laboratory will be used by FHI Director Prof. Dr. Beatriz Roldán Cuenya and her department of Interface Science. more

Institute-wide Poster Session

In the last week of April, the whole Fritz-Haber-Institut came together for the first live poster session since the start of the pandemic to discuss the research undertaken during the last few years. We spoke to five researchers about their posters. more

In Memoriam Jürgen Kühn

The first head of a central computing group at the Fritz-Haber-Institut and former member of the Joint Network Center passed away at the age of 78 in Wannsee. We remember a highly motivated and friendly man who lived for computers and immensely enriched the Institute. more

Brain Fitness in Dahlem

Brain Fitness in Dahlem

April 25, 2022

Starting in April, the staff of the Fritz-Haber-Institut ushers in spring with brain-boosting exercise classes. Coached by a sports scientist, they perform focusing and coordination movements to clear their heads on the historic campus of the former Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut. A nice group outing to reconnect with colleagues. more

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