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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2015
The new recipients of Germany's most prestigious research funding prize have been announced. On 10 of December, the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) decided to award the 2015 Leibniz Prize to eight researchers. The recipients of the prize were selected by the Nominations Committee from 136 nominees. Of the eight new prizewinners, three are from the natural sciences, three from the humanities and social sciences, and two from the life sciences.
The 2015 Leibniz Prizes will be bestowed on 3 March 2015 in Berlin.