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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2013

The new recipients of Germany's most prestigious research funding prize have been announced: On Thursday, 6 December 2012 the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) named eleven researchers – two women and nine men – as winners of the 2013 Leibniz Prize. The recipients of the prize were selected by the Nominations Committee from 135 nominees. Four of the eleven prizewinners are from the life sciences, three from the humanities and social sciences, another three from the natural sciences, and one from engineering sciences. Nine of the prizewinners will receive 2.5 million euros each, while two will share one prize of 1.25 million euros each.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauer
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauer

Islamic Studies, Münster University

Prof. Dr. Ivan Dikic 
Prof. Dr. Ivan Dikic

Biochemistry/Cellular Biology, University of Frankfurt

Prof. Dr. Frank Glorius
Prof. Dr. Frank Glorius

Molecular Chemistry, Münster University

Prof. Dr. Onur Güntürkün 
Prof. Dr. Onur Güntürkün

Biological Psychology, University of Bochum

Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann
Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann

Biophysics, Humboldt University of Berlin

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marion Merklein 
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marion Merklein

Forming/Manufacturing Technology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Prof. Dr. Roderich Moessner & Prof. Dr. Achim Rosch

Theoretical Solid-Body Physics, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden / Theoretical Solid-Body Physics, University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Erika von Mutius 
Prof. Dr. Erika von Mutius

Paediatrics, Allergology, Epidemiology, University of Munich Hospital

Prof. Dr. Vasilis Ntziachristos
Prof. Dr. Vasilis Ntziachristos

Biomedical Imaging with Optical Methods, Technical University of Munich

Prof. Dr. Lutz Raphael
Prof. Dr. Lutz Raphael

Modern and Contemporary History, University of Trier

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