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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes 2018

The latest recipients of Germany’s most prestigious research funding prize have been announced. In Bonn today, the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) selected eleven researchers, four women and seven men, to receive the 2018 Leibniz Prize. The recipients of the prize were chosen by the selection committee from 136 nominees. Three of the eleven prizewinners are from the humanities and social sciences, three from the life sciences, another three from the natural sciences, and two from the engineering sciences. Nine of the prizewinners will receive €2.5 million each, while two researchers will share one prize, each receiving €1.25 million. The recipients can use these funds for their research work in any way they wish, without bureaucratic obstacles, for up to seven years.

The awards ceremony for the 2018 Leibniz Prizes will be held on 19 March in Berlin

Prizewinners 2018

Prof. Dr. Jens Beckert

Prof. Dr. Jens Beckert

Sociology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Alessandra Buonanno

Prof. Dr. Alessandra Buonanno

Gravitational Physics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln

Prof. Dr. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln

Economics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Veit Hornung & Prof. Dr. Eicke Latz

Prof. Dr. Veit Hornung / Prof. Dr. Eicke Latz

Immunology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Heike Paul

Prof. Dr. Heike Paul

American Studies Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Erika L. Pearce

Prof. Dr. Erika L. Pearce

Immunology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Claus Ropers

Prof. Dr. Claus Ropers

Experimental Solid-State Physics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Oliver G. Schmidt

Prof. Dr. Oliver G. Schmidt

Materials Science Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schölkopf

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schölkopf

Machine Learning Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. László Székelyhidi

Prof. Dr. László Székelyhidi

Applied Mathematics Interner Linkmore

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