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Schilling Research Award of the GNS

This prize is awarded biannual in the odd years by the GNS for outstanding achievements in the field of brain research. The prize of EUR 20,000 is intended to support young scientists up to the age of 35 years.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Technology Award of the GNS

This prize is also awarded biannual in the odd years by the GNS for outstanding contributions to the field of new technologies in brain research. The prize amount to € 2,500 and is donated by the company Thermo Fisher Scientific. It supports young scientists up to the age of 35 years.

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Breaking News’ Best Paper Award

With this award the GNS wants to pursue one of her main goals, namely supporting and encouraging young researchers. The three awardees are selected from the undergraduate students who gave a short communication during one of the two Breaking News Symposia.

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Otto Loewi Medal of the German Neuroscience Society

The German Neuroscience Society pays tribute to members who on the one hand committed themselves to the success of the GNS and, on the other side, had a crucial impact in their scientific field. The prize consists of a medal and a prize money of 10.000 Euro and is awarded around every fourth year.

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Jugendforscht special prize of the GNS

The GNS had awarded a special prize of 1000 Euro for a neuroscience project within the framework of the federal competition "Jugendforscht" annually until 2018. In 2019 the prize was suspended since the board of the GNS and the leaders of Jugendforscht couldn’t find common ground on animal experimentation.

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Awards from other funding agencies

This directory lists science awards focusing on neuroscience in Germany and abroad, provided German applicants are accepted. The awarding institutions can make their own entries here

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Archive of GNS awards

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