Started 14th Jul, 2023

Petition to save the Leibniz Institute for Solar Physics

As a consequence of a "bad" evaluation last year, when the outcome of the institute was judged between good and excellent, but not outstanding, the Senate of the Leibniz Association recommends that the Federal and State Governments terminate the joint funding of the Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS, previously known as the Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik) in Freiburg, Germany.
This would be dramatic for the solar physics community in Germany and in Europe, and in the long term for research in astrophysics and beyond. Therefore, the international research community is asked to sign the following petition to support the funding of KIS at an unchanged level:

All replies (2)

Alexander E. Hillaris
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Petition Signed 18-July-2023!!
P.K. Karmakar
Tezpur University
An appealing procedure for reevaluation in a proper channel seems to be there

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