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Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker-Preis

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker-Preis

A prize awarded by the Leopoldina and Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft to scientists or research teams who have made a significant scientific contribution to tackling the great challenges facing society today. The prize is endowed with €50,000 and is awarded every two years from Stifterverband funds. The first person to win the prize was molecular biologist and civil rights campaigner Jens Reich.

Year Laureate City Discipline
2016 Thomas Elbert Konstanz Psychologie
2016 Maggie Schauer Konstanz Psychologie
2014 Ferdi Schüth Mülheim Chemie
2012 Jürgen Baumert Berlin Erziehungswissenschaft
2009 Jens Reich Berlin-Buch Molekularbiologie



Dr. Jörg Beineke

Senior Scientific Coordinator

Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 954
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 919
E-Mail joerg.beineke @leopoldina.org

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