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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2012
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 eleven researchers, two women and nine men, as the winners of the 2012 Leibniz Prize. The award winners were selected by the Nominations Committee from among 131 nominees, and will each receive € 2.5 million in prize money. Of the eleven Leibniz Prizes awarded this year, five were awarded in the life sciences, three in the natural sciences, one in the engineering sciences, and two in the humanities and social sciences.
Prof. Dr. Gunther Hartmann & Prof. Dr. Christian Kurts
Clinical Pharmacology/Innate Immunity and Immunology/Nephrology Interner Linkmore
Prof. Dr. Friederike Pannewick
Arabic Studies/Literature, Theatre, History of Ideas Interner Linkmore