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This year's recipients of the most important prize for early career researchers in Germany have been announced. The selection committee, appointed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), has chosen ten researchers, three women and seven men, to receive the 2014 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes. They will each be presented with the prize of 20,000 euros on 12 May in Berlin.
The 2014 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize recipients are:
Eric Bodden, Computer Science, Technical University of Darmstadt
Wim Decock, Legal History, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt
Dorothee Dormann, Biochemistry, University of Munich
Nico Eisenhauer, Biology/Ecology, University of Jena
Bent Gebert, Literary Studies, University of Konstanz
Silvia Gruhn, Neurobiology/Mathematics, University of Cologne
Daniel Meyer, Production Processing, University of Bremen
Laura Na Liu, Nanosciences, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart
Marc D. Walter, Inorganic Molecular Chemistry, Technical University of Braunschweig
Snke Zaehle, Biogeochemistry, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena
The Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize has been awarded annually to outstanding early career researchers since 1977 as both recognition and an incentive to continue pursuing a path of academic excellence. The prize is named after the atomic physicist and former DFG President Professor Heinz Maier-Leibnitz, as it was initiated and awarded for the first time during his term of office from 1974 to1979. The award is regarded not just as the most important of its
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