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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2010

The winners of Germany's most prestigious research prize have been officially announced. At its meeting in Bonn today, the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) named ten researchers, four women and six men, as the winners of the 2011 Leibniz Prize. The award winners were selected by the Nominations Committee from among 152 nominees, and will each receive € 2.5 million in prize money. Of the ten Leibniz Prizes awarded this year, four were awarded in the life sciences, three in the natural sciences, two in the engineering sciences, and one in the humanities and social sciences.

Prizewinners 2010

Prof. Dr. Jan Born

Prof. Dr. Jan Born

Neuroendocrinology/Sleep Research Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Peter Fratzl

Prof. Dr. Peter Fratzl

Philosophy/Theory Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Roman Inderst

Prof. Dr. Roman Inderst

Economics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Christoph Klein

Prof. Dr. Christoph Klein

Paediatrics/Paediatric Oncology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger

Prof. Dr. Ulman Lindenberger

Developmental Psychology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Frank Neese

Prof. Dr. Frank Neese

Theoretical Chemistry Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Osterhammel

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Osterhammel

Modern and Recent History Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Petra Schwille

Prof. Dr. Petra Schwille

Biophysics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Stefan Treue

Prof. Dr. Stefan Treue

Primate Cognitive Neuroscience Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Joachim Weickert

Prof. Dr. Joachim Weickert

Image Processing/Computer Science Interner Linkmore