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2021Benning, K.; Prize of "Verein zur Förderung von Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften e.V. der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal" for his outstanding master's degree
Heim, S.; Appointed Adjunct Professor in the Dept. of Biological and Medical Psychology to supervise doctoral students in the International Graduate School in Integrated Neuroscience
Menzel, M.; Funding within the framework of the Klaus Tschira Boost Fund, funding amount: € 80,000
Schiffer, C.; Mitacs Globalink Research Award - Healthy Brain for Healthy Lives (HBHL)
2020Upschule, E.; Mitacs Globalink Research Award - Healthy Brain for Healthy Lives (HBHL)
2019Menzel, M.; „Helmholtz Doktorandenpreis 2019” in the research field "Key Technologies" awarded by the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers for outstanding achievements during doctoral studies, Berlin, Germany
Menzel, M.; Borchers plaque awarded by RWTH Aachen University for dissertations with distinction, Aachen, Germany
2018Schlömer, P., „InnovationPlus” Prize for initiating a cooperation with high innovation potential, supported by the "Innovation Fund of the Helmholtz Centers", Jülich, Germany
2017Wiese, H., Prize awarded by the "Verein zur Förderung von Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften e.V. der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal" for outstanding dissertation, Wuppertal, Germany
Hänel, C., Demiralp, A.C., Axer, M., Gräßel, D., Hentschel, B., Kuhlen, T.W.; best short paper; “Interactive Level-of-Detail Visualization of 3D Polarized Light Imaging Data Using Spherical Harmonics“, EuroVis, Spanien
2016Schubert, N.; BVM Prize 2016 for best scientific talk "Visualization of Vector Fields Derived from 3D Polarized Light Imaging", Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin (BVM), Berlin, Germany
Unger, N.; Springorum-Denkmünze of the RWTH Aachen Univeristy, Faculty of Medcine, for completed diploma studies, Aachen, Germany
2015Amunts, K.; Business Insider Deutschland GmbH: Elected as one of the 50 most influential scientists, Berlin, Germany
Caspers, S.; Förderpreis für Wissenschaften der Stadt Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Caspers, S. et al. Cortex 2015; Young Scientist Award of the Anatomical Society, Erlangen, Germany
Eickhoff, S.; OHBM Early Career Investigator Award (Young Investigator Award), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Menzel, M.; JARA Best Master 2015: "Simulation and Modeling for the Reconstruction of Nerve Fibers in the Brain by 3D Polarized Light Imaging", Aachen, Germany
2014Amunts, K.; “Key Player” in the field of Brain Mapping on the 10 Breakthrough Technologies list in MIT Technology Review’s May/June issue, Cambridge, USA
Menzel, M.; Posterprize in the category "Computational Neuroscience": "Simulation and Modeling for the Reconstruction of Nerve Fibers in the Brain by 3D Polarized Light Imaging", NeuroVisionen 10, Jülich, Germany
Mühleisen, T.; Elliot Gershon Paper of the Year Award 2014, Internationalen Gesellschaft für Psychiatrische Genetik (ISPG), Kopenhagen, Denmark
Zilles, K.; OHBM Glass Brain Award for his life's work, 2014, Hamburg, Germany
2013Bzdok, D.; Hans Heimann Society Prize of the DGPPN for best dissertation of the year 2013, Berlin, Germany
Bzdok, D.; University Award for Best Dissertation of the Year 2013, RWTH Aachen, Germany
Bzdok, D.; Grünenthal Faculty Award for Best Dissertation of the Year 2013, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Dohmen, M.; Prize awarded by the "Verein zur Förderung von Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften e.V. der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal" for outstanding dissertation, Wuppertal, Germany
2012Caspers, S.; Research Award of the Dr. Günther and Imme Wille Foundation 2012, Düsseldorf, Germany
2011Heim, S.; Science Award of the Federal Association for Dyslexia and Dyscalculia 2011, Bonn, Germany
Etcheverry, L.; Springorum-Denkmünze of RWTH Aachen University, Faculty of Philosophy, for completed diploma studies, 2011, Aachen, Germany
Seidel, B.; Springorum-Denkmünze of RWTH Aachen University, Faculty of Philosophy, for completed diploma studies, 2011, Aachen, Germany
Tillmanns, E.; Springorum-Denkmünze of RWTH Aachen University, Faculty of Philosophy, for completed diploma studies, 2011, Aachen, Germany
2010Cichon, S.; Wilhelm Feuerlein Addiction Research Award 2010, Oberberg Foundation Matthias Gottschaldt and German Society for Addiction Research and Addiction Therapy, Berlin, Germany
Hütz, T.; Honorary badge of the FH Aachen as an award for outstanding achievements in studies and teaching 2010, Aachen, Germany
2009Derrfuss, J.; Human Brain Mapping, Wiley Press, Best Publication 2009, USA
Eickhoff, S.; Research Promotion Award "Imaging in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy" 2009, Berlin, Germany
Pieperhoff, P.; PhD Award for the best theoretical PhD, Faculty 10, RWTH Aachen University, 2009, Aachen, Germany
Schober, M.; Honorary badge of the FH Aachen as an academic honor for graduation 2009 in recognition of outstanding performance, Aachen, Germany