March for Science 2018!

April 14th, 2018
10:00 Warm-up at the Gänseliesel
March begins: 11:00

On April 14th 2018 the citizens of Göttingen and the environs are taking to the streets and standing up for open and accessible science and research. We are joining the worldwide March for Science along with 175 other cities, including 15 in Germany, to show our support and affirm that freedom in science is a vital democratic value.

  • 10 AM: Warm up at the Gänseliesel – Interactive science activities, crafts, and displays, sign-making opportunities, and ‘Ask-me-anything’ Scientists.At
  • 11 AM: Mayor Rolf-Georg Köhler will kick off the March, leading to the Platz Göttinger Sieben. Speakers will be Ulf Diederichsen Vice President of research Göttingen University, Prof. Dr. Horst Hippler, President of the Hochschulrektorskonferenz, Prof. Dr. Stefan Treue, Director of the Deutsches Primate Zentrum, and Dr. Maria Luisa Allemeyer, Director of Göttingen’s future museum Forum Wissen.

We look forward to seeing many of you there on April 14th!

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