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drupa Prize

Prize for junior scholars in the Faculty of Philosophy who have submitted their PhD theses in the course of the last year

Endowment: Funding to write a dissertation relating to one of the following areas: philosophy, educational science, history, sociology, linguistics and literature, cultural geography.

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Prize winners:
2008: Dr. Rebekka Voss
2009: Dr. Yasmin Temelli
2010: Dr. Nadine Mueller
2011: Dr. Ulf Tranow
2012: Dr. Ruth Heynen
2013: Dr. David Hommen
2014: Dr. Tobias Winnerling
2015: Dr. Nina Kleinöder
2016: Dr. Zsófia Gyarmathy
2017: Dr. Anne Sokoll

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Edens Prize

Internal HHU prize for a junior scientist working in the area of circulatory research or related topics

Endowment: 10,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2008: Associate Professor Dr. Bernhard Rauch, Institute of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology
2009: no prize winner
2010 (shared): Dr. Stefanie Seehaus, Institute of Animal Molecular and Development Biologie; Dr. Johannes Stegbauer, Department of Nephrology
2011: Associate Professor Dr. Christian Heiß, Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology
2012: PD Dr. Ralf Westenfeld, Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology
2013: Dr. Florian Simon, Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
2014: Dr. Maria Grandoch, Institute for Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology
2015 (shared): Dr. Sebastian Temme, Department of Molecular Cardiology; PD. Dr. Alexander Assmann, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

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Sponsorship award for sciences awarded by the regional capital of Düsseldorf

Prize for PhD theses and professorial dissertations and other research work.

Endowment: 4,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2007: Dr. Dirk Schmidtmann, Faculty of Economics
2009: Dr. Mehrdad Payandeh, Faculty of Law
2011: Prof. Dr. Björn Scheuermann, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science
2013: Dr. Michael Heinze, Faculty of Philosophy
2015: Prof. Dr. Dr. Svenja Caspers, Faculty of Medicine

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Research prize awarded by the Dr. Günther and Imme Wille Foundation

Junior scientist prize for medicine and related areas in life sciences. The prize is awarded for a research paper which has been printed or accepted for print in the last two years.

Endowment: 10,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2008: Dr. Edgar Grinstein, Institute of Transplantation Diagnostics and Cell Therapeutics
2009: Dr. Julia Fischer, Institute of Developmental and Molecular Animal Biology
2010: Dr. Ulrich Sydlik, Environmental Health Research Institute
2011: no prize winner
2012: Dr. Dr. Svenja Caspers, C. und O. Vogt Institute of Brain Research
2013: Dr. Peters Sass, Institute of Pharmazeutical Biology and Biotechnology
2014: Dr. Henrike Sell, German Diabetes Center Duesseldorf
2015: Dr. Julian Caspers, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

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Hoerlein Prize

Prize for larger scientific projects, in particular for professorial dissertations relating to human medicine

Endowment: 5,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2004: Assistant Professor Dr. Carsten Korth, Institute of Neuropathology
2009: no prize winner
2014: PD Dr. Nadja Lehwald-Tywuschik, Department of General-, Visceral- and Pediatric Surgery

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Jühling Doctoral Prize

Prize for diabetes research and associated areas.

Endowment: 2,500 euros

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Prize winners:
2008: Dr. Robert Schwenk
2009: Dr. Henrike Sell
2010: Dr. Kristin Eckhardt
2011: Dr. Seegma Dangwal
2012: Dr. Daniela Lamers
2013: Dr. Maren Carstensen

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Juehling Prize

Prize for diabetes research and associated areas

Those entitled to apply: Scientists from the German Diabetes Centre, HHU and foreign scientists

Endowment: 5,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2008: Dr. Kerstin Kempf, Institute of Clinical Diabetology
2009: Dr. Julia Szendrödi, German Diabetes Centre
2010: no prize winner
2011 (shared): Prof. Dr. Ursula Krämer, Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine; Dr. Henrike Sell, German Diabetes Centre
2012 (shared): Dr. Patricia Kaiser, Referenzlabor der Institute for Standardization and Documentation in Medical Laboratories e. V.; Dr. Ivo Quack, Department of Nephrology
2013: Dr. Sabrina Greulich, German Diabetes Centre

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MTZ®award from the MTZ®Foundation

The MTZ®award is awarded annually to young junior scientists in the Faculty of Medicine at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf in recognition for an outstanding publication in the field of cell and/or genetic research relating to human medicine.

Endowment: 2,500 to 5,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2009: André Heinen, Department of Neurology
2010: Kirsten Huck, Department of Paediatric Oncology, Haematology and Clinical Immunology
2011: Dr. Sara Tucci, Department of General Paediatrics
2013: Nadine Borg
2015: Dr. Maren Carstensen-Kirberg

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Prize awarded by the Society of Friends and Sponsors

Prize for professorial dissertations in the faculties of Medicine, Philosophy and Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

Endowment: 10,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2008 (Medicine): Associate Professor Dr. Valérie Anne Schumacher, Institute of Human Genetics and Anthropology
2009 (Faculty of Philosophy): Associate Professor Dr. Christine Heusch, Institute of Classical Philology
2010 (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science): PD Dr. Mihai Cerchez, Solid State Physics Laboratory
2011 (Medicine): Dr. Verena Keitel-Anselmino, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology
2012 (Faculty of Philosophy): PD Dr. Felicitas Krämer, Institute of Philosophy
2013 (Mathematics and Natural Science): Prof. Dr. Tal Dagan, Institute of Molecular Evolution, since 2013: Kiel University, Department of Biology
2014 (Medicine): PD Dr. Julia Hauer, Department of Paediatric Oncology, and PD Dr. Björn Storck, Institute of Moleculare Medicine

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Prize awarded by the Goethe bookshop for the best dissertation of the year in the Faculties of Law and Economics

Endowment: 5,000 euros each

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Prize winners:

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

2008

Dr. Alexandra Dany

Dr. Rüdiger Hahn

2009

Dr. Christopher Wietz

Dr. Daniel Reimsbach

2010

Dr. Jens Heinig

Dr. Torben Stühmeier

2011

 

Dr. Lars Wildhagen /
Dr. Marcus Hahn-Lorber

Dr. Jörg Dauner

2012

Dr. Stefan Schmitz

Dr. Daniela Hochstein

2013

Dr. Mark Alexander Makowsky

Dr. Beatrice Pagel-Groba

2014

Dr. Jannik Otto

Dr. Volker Benndorf

2015

Dr. Tobias Bünten /
Dr. Boris Derkum

 

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Prizes for Best Dissertation of the Year for the faculties of Medicine, Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Philosophy

Prize for junior scholars in the relevant faculties who have submitted their PhD theses in the course of the last year

Endowment: 2,500 euros each

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Prize winners:


Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science

Faculty of Philosophy

2008

Dr. Malte Renz
Dr. Filip Scheperjans

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Björn Scheuermann

Dr. Wiebke Petersen

2009

Dr. Svenja Caspers
Dr. Norman-Philip Hoff

Dr. Nana Ueffing

Dr. Birgit Capelle

2010

Dr. Christian Weigelt

Dr. Vanessa Krause

Dr. Ursula Ströbele

2011

Dr. Holger Heidenreich

Dr. Katharina Anna Wörtz

Dr. Robert Mroczynski

2012

Dr. Claudia Klümper

Dr. Raphael Wittkowski

Dr. des. Nils Löffelbein

2013

no prize winner

Dr. Alexander Strelsov

Dr. des. Johann-Mattis List

2014

Dr. Sebastian Vogel

Dr. David Heckmann

Dr. des. Thomas Gurke

2015

Dr. Viviane Klingmann

Dr. Agnieszka Adamska-Venkatesh

Dr. des. Julia Bee

 

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Reinhard and Emmi Heynen Prize

Prize for lifetime achievement in science for scientists at HHU: The prize is rotated annually between the faculties of HHU.

Endowment: 12,500 euros

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Prize winners:
2009 (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences): Prof. Dr. Bettina Pause, Institute of Experimental Psychology
2011 (Faculty of Business Administration and Economics): Prof. Dr. Hans-Theo Normann, DICE, and Prof. Dr. Gerd Rainer Wagner, Chair for Business Studies, in particular Production Management and Environmental Economics
2013 (Phil.): Prof. Dr. Vittoria Borsò, and Prof. Dr. Ulrich von Alemann
2014 (Law): Prof. Dr. Dirk Looschelders
2015 (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences): Prof. Stephan Schiller, PhD., Institute for Experimental Physics

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Walter Clawiter Prize

Research prize advertised across Germany relating to research into hypertension.

Endowment: 10,000 euros

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Prize winners:
2008: Dr. Murat Bas, Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, University Hospital rechts der Isar (on the right hand side of the Isar river) of the Technical University of Munich
2009 (shared): PD Dr. Jens Titze, Nikolaus Fiebiger Centre of Molecular Medicine, University Erlangen-Nuernberg; Dr. Julian Widder, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Wuerzburg
2010: no prize winner
2011: Dr. Felix Mahfoud, Saarland University Hospital Center
2012: no prize winner
2013: Dr. Ute Ingrid Scholl, Department of Nephrology
2014: no prize winner
2015 (shared): Dr. Tatsiana Suvorava, Institute for Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology; Dr. Sebastian Potthoff, Department of Nephrology

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