Humboldt Research Award for Professor Andre Nies

We are delighted to report that in October 2020 Professor Andre Nies from the School of Computer Science at the University of Auckland received a Humboldt Research Award. His host is Professor Dr. Katrin Tent from the University of Münster. His research interests include quantum information theory, computability, descriptive set theory, group theory and its connections to logic. Details of his many distinctions can be found here.

New awards by Humboldt Foundation

We welcome Professor Peter Fineran from the University of Otago as a member of our association: he was awarded a Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers earlier this year. Peter’s Fellowship is held at the Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research in Würzburg.

Markus Friedrich, Professor of European History at Hamburg University, has received a Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship from the Humboldt Foundation to come to Otago in February and March 2020. During his visit to Otago, Professor Friedrich will work on a monograph on early modern European genealogical practices and give a series of public lectures entitled “Genealogy between religious experience and social practice”.