Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes 2019
The latest recipients of Germany’s most prestigious research prize have been announced. The Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) selected ten researchers, four women and six men, to receive the 2019 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize. The recipients of the prize were chosen by the selection committee from 122 nominees. Three of the ten prizewinners are from the humanities and social sciences, three from the life sciences, two from the natural sciences and two from the engineering sciences. Each will receive prize money of €2.5 million.
The awards ceremony for the 2019 Leibniz Prizes took place on 13 March in Berlin.