Focus Topic Science Communication

Since the Corona pandemic at the latest, the word science communication has been on everyone's lips. Science communication refers both to the communication of scientific results within science and to the public. In the context of this focus topic, we examine, among other things, various formats of science communication and take a look behind the scenes of science with exciting contributions.

Diversity to combat climate change

Climate change can only be solved on an interdisciplinary basis. International climate protection scholarship holders at the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (the 2021/22 cohort) have therefore created a network in which experts from all faculties can exchange ideas about various aspects regarding climate protection. They also plan to publish podcasts that will raise public awareness of the topic.

Modern Science Communication

The dialogue between science and society

Climate change, pandemic, digitisation: humanity is facing complex challenges. One important task for research is to make its findings comprehensible for the general public. Read on to learn how the DAAD is using the Alumniportal to promote its members’ science communication, and register for a new series of online seminars.

This was the TEDx Kanzlerpark Conference 2021

Ideas for a liveable future

From the participation of every citizen in climate protection measures to improved data manage-ment for governments: the second TEDxKanzlerPark conference involved experts from Brazil, India and Russia presenting their solutions for a liveable future. Many of them emphasised the potential of a society in which everyone collaborates in common projects.

German as a language of science

German is becoming less important as a language of science – yet there are always numerous people still learning German worldwide. Learn more about current trends and the promotion of German as a language of science.