"Dr. Angela Merkel Postdoctoral Fellowship" from Weizmann Institute

Former Director of Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry Alon Chen presents a surprise togther with the President of Israel Isaac Herzog

October 11, 2021
"Chancellor Merkel was very excited and happy about this surprise", says Alon Chen, President of the Weizmann Institute of Science (second from left). Together with the President of Israel, Isaac Herzog, and his wife Michal Herzog, he handed over the certificate.

Angela Merkel, the outgoing Chancellor travelled to Israel for a farewell visit. Israel´s President Isaac Herzog surprised her together with the President of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Alon Chen, with an honorary fellowship in her name dedicated to outstanding female scientists in the field of Chemical Physics.

“Together with Prof. Alon Chen of the Weizmann Institute, I surprised the Chancellor with a special gift: creating the annual Dr. Angela Merkel Postdoctoral Fellowship for Outstanding Women Scientists in Chemical Physics at the Weizmann Institute”, Herzog announced.

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