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Postdoc fellowship honors Dr. Angela Merkel


Date: August 4, 2022

In a special ceremony held at the President’s Residence in October 2021 honoring Angela Merkel, former Chancellor of  Germany, Israel’s President Isaac Herzog announced the Dr. Angela Merkel Postdoctoral Fellowship for Outstanding Women Scientists in Chemical Physics at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

The scholarship recognizes Dr. Merkel’s special friendship with the State of Israel and her deep commitment to scientific research to advance the quality of life for all people worldwide.

From left: First Lady Michal Herzog, Prof. Alon Chen, Dr. Angela Merkel, and President of Israel, Isaac Herzog.