Overview of Prize Winners

Otto Hahn Medal 2014

At the Annual Meeting in June 2015 young scientists and scholars were once again awarded the Otto Hahn Medal. The list of the winners. [more]
Daniela Sammler (32) is a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Cognition and Neurosciences in Leipzig, where she is investigating the areas of the brain that host cognitive processes such as language and music, and how they functionally complement each other.

Here, music speaks for itself!

Daniela Sammler (32) is a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Cognition and Neurosciences in Leipzig, where she is investigating the areas of the brain that host cognitive processes such as language and music, and how they functionally complement each other. [more]

Awards for young scientists

Otto Hahn Medal

The Otto Hahn Medal prize winners for 2014, together with the President of the Max Planck Society, Martin Stratmann. Zoom Image
The Otto Hahn Medal prize winners for 2014, together with the President of the Max Planck Society, Martin Stratmann.

The Max Planck Society has honoured up to 30 young scientists and researchers each year with the Otto Hahn Medal for outstanding scientific achievements since 1978. The award comes with a monetary sum of 7500 euros as recognition. The prize is intended to motivate especially gifted junior scientists and researchers to pursue a future university or research career. Since 1978, more than 880 scientists and researchers have been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal. The award is presented during the general meeting in the following year.

 
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