Central Europen Centre for Women and Youth in Science

The 18th EU Contest for Young Scientists - Stockholm, Sweden 23-28 September 2006

Budding young researchers from around Europe picked up prizes on 27 September when the winners of the European Union Contest for Young Scientists were announced. The winners were chosen from a field of 120 young scientists, aged between 15 and 20, from 33 countries. From the total prize pot of €28,500, the three winning teams received €5,000 first prizes. The three top prizes went to projects in de-icing aircraft, the flight curves of table tennis balls, and potential ß-blockers: Michael Kaiser and Johannes Kienl of Austria, both 19 years old, Alexander Joos and Johannes Burkart from Germany, aged 19 and 20 respectively and the 19 year old Tomasz Wdowik from Poland. Scientists from Germany, Poland and Hungary shared the second prize (€3,000) for projects on spectroscopic binaries, geometric transformation, and the apoptosis programme. Third prizes (€1,500) went to researchers from Bulgaria, Ireland and the Czech Republic for projects on measurement methods, a food spoilage indicator, and wheat leaf colour changes.


Award Ceremony, 13 October 2006, Prague (including pictures)


Pictures of EURYI Award Ceremony, 13 October 2006, Prague


Marketa Derdakova (Institute of Parasitology of Slovak Academy of Sciences) was awarded the winner of the Visegrad Group Academies Young Researcher Award in 2006 in the field "Evolutionary and Structural Biology".

Young scientist Jana Jakubikova from the Institute of experimental oncology of Slovak Academy of Sciences was awarded the internationally distinguished prize "Young Researcher of Slovak republic 2005". Jana Jakubikova studied intracellular regulations and basic vital processes in cancer cells, and the effects of pharmaceuticals and natural substances on these processes.

The GE&Science Prize for Young Life Scientists

2005 Winners




Marie Curie Awards 2005: Rewarding mobile researchers at the knowledge frontier

2005s winners were Arno Rauschenbeutel from Germany, Emmanouil Anagnostou from Greece, Maria Pia Cosma from Italy, Sofía Calero from Spain and Juan Bolaños also from Spain.




EURYI: European Young Investigator Awards

2005 Award-Winning Visions




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