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The call for nominations for the Ernst Schering Prize 2020 is now open

19 November 2019

The €50,000 Ernst Schering Prize is one of the most prestigious German science awards. Given annually by the Schering Stiftung, Berlin, it honours individual scientists in the fields of medicine, biology or chemistry, whose ground-breaking work has yielded new, inspiring models and led to fundamental shifts in knowledge.

Eligible are scientists worldwide who have made outstanding contributions to biomedical basic research and who will be motivated by the award to continue to carry out top-level research.

To express an interest in being nominated for this award by the Royal Irish Academy, please contact policy@ria.ie by December 2, 2019.

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