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Prizes and Awards

Prizes and Awards

  • Heidi Kreibich from the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, will be honoured with the Volker Medal of the International Hydrology Prize in November. The International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) recognises the promotion of hydrological sciences across all disciplines and outstanding applications of hydrology for the benefit of…

  • The German Society of Human Genetics (GfH) has awarded Dr. Holger Prokisch of Helmholtz Munich the GfH Medal of Honor for his exceptional contributions to human genetic research. This prestigious award is given annually to researchers who have distinguished themselves through outstanding scientific achievements and commitment to human genetic research.

  • The Friends of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig and Technische Universität Braunschweig have awarded the 2024 Inhoffen Medal to Prof. Stephan A. Sieber from Technische Universität München for his research into new drugs against multi-resistant bacteria. The award ceremony took place on 13 June 2024 at the House of Science in Braunschweig.

  • Neurobiologist Frank Bradke, a research group leader at DZNE and professor at the University of Bonn, has been awarded the 50,000 euro Academy Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The award recognizes his outstanding scientific accomplishments in the field of neuronal development and regeneration. With his studies, the Bonn scientist, who focuses…

  • Dr Maria Serdechnova from the Institute of Surface Science at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon is delighted to receive the EU-40 Materials Prize from the European Materials Research Society (EMRS). Prize winners are usually young researchers whose work has a major impact in their field. The prize is reserved for researchers who have the potential to play a leading role in materials…

  • With the Brandenburg Science Awards for Teaching and Research, the government in Potsdam honors outstanding achievements in research. This year, our colleague from Teltow, Dr Xun Xu, a scientist from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, also received the award. The postdoctoral prize is endowed with 20,000 euros.

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