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Internal science awards

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
2018: Dr. Lisa Handel

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

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
2017: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Annika Herr, Faculty of Economics

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
2016: Jun.-Prof. Dr. med. Ute Scholl, Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Düsseldorf
2017: PD Dr. med. Günter Niegisch, Department of Urology, University Hospital of Düsseldorf
2018: PD Dr. med. Lars Schimmöller, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

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

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

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

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
2017: iGEM team 2016

Prize for professorial dissertations in the faculties of Medicine, Philosophy, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Faculty of Law/Faculty of Business Administration and Economics.

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
2015 (Faculty of Philosophy): Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Eva Gabriele Heidbreder, Social Sciences Institute, and PD Dr. phil. Stefanie Agnes Knöll, Department of Art History
2016 (Mathematics and Natural Science):PD Dr. Yvonne Stahl, Institute for Development Genetics,and PD Dr. Andreas Menzel, Institute for Theoretical Physics II
2017 (Faculty of Law/Faculty of Business Administration and Economics): Prof. Dr. Mehrdad Payandeh, Faculty of Law

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

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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
Dr. Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt
2016 Dr. Sara Brinkmann / Dr. Alina Frank / Dr. Maximilian Heuger Dr. Hendrik Klier / Dr. Carsten Erb
2017 Dr. Jasmin Wennersbusch / Dr. Lennart Fleckenstein Dr. Eva-Ellen Sieweke / Dr. Jan Philip Schain

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
2016 Dr. Natalia Qvartskhava Dr. Chuan Ku Dr. Alexander Gebharter
2017 Dr. Maren Weilandt Dr. Ruben Garrido-Oter Dr. Eva Gentes
2018   Dr. Stephan Plugge Dr. des. Nina Scheibel

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
2016 (Faculty of Medicine): PD Dr. med. Julia Hauer
2017 (Faculty of Business Administration and Economics): Prof. Dr. Stefan Süß, Chair of Business Administration - in particular Organization Studies and Human Resource Management, and Prof. Dr. Jens Südekum, Chair of International Economics
2018 (Phil.): Prof. Dr. Achim Landwehr, Chair for Early Modern History

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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