Name of Award: Ehrenwissenschaftler Europas in Stadt Hannover awards prizes to exceptional scientists and academics for their first-class achievements in the field of research.
Type of Prize: The largest public award in Europa research
Purpose: The programme aims to improve the public acknowledgement of outstanding scientists and academics, expand their research opportunities, relieve them of administrative tasks, and help them employ particularly qualified researchers.
Selection Criteria: Outstanding European researchers who are still in a phase of increasing research productivity are eligible for the award. The prizes are not limited to certain research areas; the scientific quality of the previous work is the sole criterion for nomination. The prize may be awarded to researchers working at German institutes both in Germany and abroad.
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