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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.

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