Martin Grund is an experimental psychologist who investigates how brain-body interactions shape conscious tactile perception. Next to his basic research at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, he tries to make academia a place that integrates and enables the diversity of our society. 2016, he was the spokesperson of the Max Planck PhDnet and co-founded N², the network of more than 16.000 doctoral researchers at Germany's non-university research organizations. Since 2019, he heads the Science Forum Middle Germany. He is an advisor, speaker, and author on science communication and science policy, e.g., as a member of the BMBF think-tank #FactoryWisskomm.