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Uta Paszkowski elected to the German National Academy of Sciences

Professor Uta Paszkowski

Professor Uta Paszkowski has been elected a member of the Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences.

Professor Uta Paszkowski is the leader of the Cereal Symbiosis group at the Crop Science Centre, and described this achievement as ‘humbling’.

The Leopoldina originated in 1652 as a classical scholarly society and now has 1,600 members from almost all branches of science. In 2008 the Leopoldina was appointed as the German National Academy of Sciences and has two major objectives. The first is to represent the German scientific community internationally, and the second is to provide policymakers and the public with science-based advice.