May 19, 2016

Science to touch at Hessentag

From 20 to 29 May 2016, visitors of the Hesse Day can experiment, marvel and discuss with scientists of the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies FIAS. As part of the initiative' Hessen Creates Knowledge' at the' Platz der Bildung und Wissenschaft', the researchers present a varied programme in which all interested parties can participate in experiments and gain insights into current research.


May 2, 2016

Ion beam models analyse biological impact

In its article describes the results of a paper written by Lucas Burigo (DKFZ,FIAS), Igor Pshenichnov, Igor Mishustin, Marcus Bleicher (all FIAS) and Gerhard Hilgers (PTB Braunschweig)


May 2, 2016

FIAS Forum - 10.05.2016,19.00 hrs

The speaker is Prof. Dr. Harald Schwalbe of the Goethe University Frankfurt on the topic: "Wettkampf der Ideen – Wie entwickeln wir neue Arzneimittel?"


March 31, 2016

Jochen Triesch is coordinator of the new priority programme

Jochen Triesch (Senior Fellow and board member of FIAS) is coordinator of the new priority program "Computational Connectomics". It is one of 17 SPPs established by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the year 2017.

Prof. Dr. Hannah Petersen

March 29, 2016

Hannah Petersen receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

Once a year, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) select five young scientists for the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize.


March 18, 2016

Igor Mishustin and Luciano Rezzolla chosen as "Outstanding Referees" by Physical Review journals

Prof. Dr. Mishustin and Prof. Dr. Rezzolla are among the 146 Outstanding Referees of the Physical Review journals, as chosen by the journal editors for 2016.


March 16, 2016

"Digital Worlds - what progress do we want?"

Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg participates in the opening discussion on the theme days of Schauspiel Frankfurt.


March 9, 2016

APA interviews Wolf Singer

On the occasion of a lecture at the Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) in Vienna, Prof. Dr. hc. mult. Singer was interviewed by the Austrian press agency APA. Singer spoke to APA about the processes in the brain when meeting a tiger, the free will, what distinguishes the perpetrator and mother Theresa and how to use brain research findings for educational purposes. The full interview can be found on Science. apa. at

February 24, 2016

FAZ reports about honorary doctorate for Horst Stöcker

In its issue of Wednesday, February 24,2016, the FAZ reports on the award of the 3rd honorary doctorate to Prof. Dr. Dr. hc mult. Horst Stöcker, by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Horst Stöcker

February 23, 2016

Honorary doctorate for Professor Horst Stöcker

On Friday, February 19,2016, Professor Dr. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Horst Stöcker was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia. Stöcker was awarded "for outstanding contributions to the progress of science and for the training of young scientists". The award was presented by the director of JINR, Professor Victor Matveev, at the meeting of the Scientific Council of JINR, of which Horst Stöcker has been a member for many years.