The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded this 5 October 2016 to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, emeritus professor of the University of Strasbourg and emeritus research director of the CNRS. Jean-Pierre Sauvage and his colleagues James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa are rewarded for their research notably the development of dynamic molecular systems: molecular machines or motors with controllable movements.
Since mid-September, Anna David has been part of Unistra’s Eucor – The European Campus team as French-German trainee. She will participate in the promotion of student and graduate mobility to Germany for the next ten months.
On Friday 16 September, the University of Strasbourg invited the Dalai Lama to a dialogue with the scientific community, at the interface of modern science, engagement, and meditation.
Alain Beretz has been appointed director-general for research and innovation at the secretary of state for higher education and research.