Academic Position for Dr Larissa von Krbek

Dr Larissa von Krbek leaves the group to take up a junior group leader fellowhip at the University of Bonn. Larissa will start her own supramolecular chemistry research lab as a Liebig fellow (VCI) at the Kekulé Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. Good luck Larissa!

Diversity is our strength

So, dinosaurs still roam. One encounters them occasionally at conferences, senior professors whose lengthy tenure has insulated them from salutary shifts in the broader culture. A sauropod roar recently echoed through the pages of Angewandte Chemie, in an opinion piece, now disappeared, by Tomáš Hudlický. The piece decried 'undeserved' preferences being given to women and minorities, threw a blanket accusation of fraud upon Chinese academics, and lamented the lack of 'unconditional submission' of PhD students and postdocs to their 'masters'. All people are entitled to their opinions, but opinions such as these paint a 'better world' that bears scrutiny. In this world, minorities and women ha

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