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Petition against discontinuing the funding for the Leibniz Institute for Solar Physics (KIS)

Petition is directed to
Leibniz-Gemeinschaft (Leibniz Association), Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung BMBF, Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz des Bundes und der Länder GWK
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  1. Launched July 2023
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07/14/2023, 08:29

- updated one sentence in the description (added "...functioning, ideally within the Leibniz Association").


New petition description:

We request that the Leibniz-Institut für Sonnenphysik (KIS, previously known as the Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik) in Freiburg, Germany retains its current level of funding, thus securing its continued functioning.functioning, ideally within the Leibniz Association. This request comes in response to the recommendation of the Leibniz-Senate:  “TheLeibniz-Senate: “The Senate of the Leibniz Association recommends that the Federal and State Governments terminate the joint funding of KIS as an institution for research and scientific infrastructure, […]”

We ask the international research community to sign this petition and support the funding of KIS at an unchanged level.


Signatures at the time of the change: 131


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