GDCh Wissenschaftsforum 2015

Awards Presented at the GDCh Wissenschaftsforum 2015


Adolf von Baeyer Memorial Medal 2015

Adolf von Baeyer Memorial Medal 2015,
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Organic chemistry prize awarded to Carsten Bolm, RWTH Aachen

Sustainable Chemistry Award for Matthias Beller

Sustainable Chemistry Award for Matthias Beller,
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Wöhler Prize honors pioneering contributions to sustainable chemistry

Karl Ziegler Prize for Helmut Schwarz

Karl Ziegler Prize for Helmut Schwarz,
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Eminent physical chemist receives one of the highest German honors in the field of chemistry

Honorary Membership of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCH, German Chemical Society),
Henning Hopf, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, awarded youngest honorary member of the GDCh

August Wilhelm von Hofmann Lectureship,
2001 Nobel Laureate K. Barry Sharpless, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA, held the lecture during the opening ceremony

Karl Ziegler Prize for Helmut Schwarz

Wilhelm Klemm Prize for Thomas Fässler,
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Inorganic chemistry prize awarded to researcher from Munich, Germany

Michael Tausch Honored for Excellence in Chemistry Didactics,
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Inaugural Heinz Schmidkunz Prize awarded for outstanding contributions to the teaching of chemistry

Clare P. Grey Receives Arfvedson–Schlenk Prize,
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UK researcher honored for achievements in the area of lithium chemistry

Dr. Hermann Schnell Fellowship,
Jiayin Yuan, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany

Fresenius Prize 2015,
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Renato Zenobi, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, receives analytical chemistry award

EurJIC–Wöhler Young Investigator Prize Awarded to Dorota Koziej,
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Recognizing excellent publications in inorganic chemistry by an early-career scientist

Victor Grignard–Georg Wittig Lectureship,
Bruno Chaudret, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), Toulouse, France

Bruno Chaudret’s lecture covered his many years of research into of organometallic nanoparticles, he addressed the surface chemistry, magnetic heating applications and catalysis by organometallic nanoparticles.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie–Wilhelm Klemm Lectureship,
Lechosław Latos-Grażyński, University of Wrocław, Poland

Paul Bunge Prize,
Brian Gee

Hellmut Bredereck Foundation Prize,
Daniel Summerer, University of Konstanz, Germany

Klaus Grohe Prize for Medicinal Chemistry,
Jens Schmidt, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA and University of Hamburg, Germany,
Michael Wilsdorf, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany,
Guntehr Zimmermann, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany


Additionally, on September 2, 2015, an entirely new prize will be awarded at the Wissenschaftsforum:
The GDCh and Dresden's Jungchemikerforum (Young Chemists) are looking for the very first "Dr. ChemSlam" in a science slam focused on chemistry.

Find more science slams here.


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