Name lectures

Name lectures


Karl Ziegler - Giulio Natta Lecture

Dr. Maurizio Peruzzini, ICCOM CNR Florence. invited to Germany

The Italian researcher Dr. Maurizio Peruzzini is the winner of the Karl Ziegler - Giulio Natta Lecture 2021. As soon as it is possible to travel again, he will visit two institutions in Germany.

Heilbronner-Hückel lecture

Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf, EPFL Lausanne honored

Professor Clémence Corminboeuf was honored with the Heilbronner-Hückel Lecture in 2021. She will first give an online lecture and visit Germany as soon as travel is possible again.

What are name lectures?

The German Chemical Society , together with international partner organizations, has set up a series of name lectures, which are given as a special honor to eminent scientists in the respective country. The aim of the named lectures is to establish scientific relationships   intensify between countries.

The most traditional of these named lectures is the August Wilhelm von Hofmann lecture, based on the example of which the GDCh has set up named lectures in bilateral agreements with partner companies in Europe. The name lectures were set up on a reciprocal basis, which means that scientists are always invited alternately.

Allocation of named lectures

The partner companies honor renowned chemists with their name lectures on the basis of mutual agreements. The winner will be invited to a lecture tour in the partner country and will hold a lecture at three universities or scientific institutions during this time.

The awards and invitations are usually alternated annually between the participating companies.

Bestehende Namensvorlesungen

The GDCh specialist groups give further name lectures.


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