The Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, the Klaus Tschira Foundation and the University of Heidelberg have initiated the Springer Nature Guest Professorship. The guest professorship serves to impart the importance and the value of science communication. The guest professors should convey high-quality reporting on science. Excellent science communication and quality journalism should be sustainably promoted.
First Springer Nature Guest Professor is Sir Philip Campbell, longtime editor-in-chief of nature and former publisher of the renowned magazine nature.