Distinctions and Awards

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A selection of distinctions and awards of D-GESS members:

Caroline von Humboldt Award

Congratulation on Caroline von Humboldt Award for Margarete Pratschke, Chair for Science Studies at D-GESS.

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Golden Owl 2016

Congratulation on Golden Owl 2016 for Prof. Tobias Schmidt, Energy Politics!

The Golden Owl honours lecturers who have provided exceptional teaching and motivates them to continue in this way.

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Golden Owl 2016

Congratulation on Golden Owl 2016 for Prof. Tobias Schmidt, Energy Politics!

The Golden Owl honours lecturers who have provided exceptional teaching and motivates them to continue in this way.

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Golden Owl 2015

Congratulation on Golden Owl 2015 for Dr. Nils Güttler, Chair for Science Studies D-GESS!

The Golden Owl honours lecturers who have provided exceptional teaching and motivates them to continue in this way.

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Georg-Uschmann-Preis

Nils Güttler erhält von der Nationalen Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina den diesjährigen Georg-Uschmann-Preis für Wissenschaftsgeschichte für eine hervorragende wissenschaftshistorische Dissertation. Die Preisverleihung findet am 18. September 2015 statt.

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Golden Owl 2014  

Prof. Dr. Andreas Wenger was awarded the Golden Owl for outstanding services in teaching at ETH Day on 22. November 2014.

The award was initiated by the VSETH and is designed to honour and at the same time motivate lecturers who show outstanding commitment to teaching and their students to maintain a high level of quality in their courses.

Tobias Wolbring

DGS Dissertation Award

The Dissertation Award of the German Society for Sociology (DGS) has been awarded to two outstanding dissertations that had been reviewed since 11. May 2012. Dr. Tobias Wolbring received the award for his work "Fallstricke der Lehrevaluation. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Messbarkeit von Lehrqualität".

The book was published by Campus Frankfurt am Main/New York.

Anatol-Rapoport-Award

In the context of the award ceremony of the 37th Congress of the German Society for Sociology (DGS) in Trier, Dr. Tobias Wolbring received the Anatol-Rapoport-Award for his article "Disorder, Social Capital, and Norm Violation: Three Field Experiments on the Broken Windows Thesis" (together with Dr. Marc Keuschnigg).

The article is published in Rationality and Society.

Michael Hagner

Martin Warnke-Medal

Michael Hagner is the fourth winner of the Martin Warnke-Medal (German only). The Martin Warnke-Medal was funded by the Aby-Warburg-Foundation and the University of Hamburg and has been awarded every three years since 2005 für scientific achievements in Cultural Studies. The award ceremony takes place on 23. April 2014.

Daniel Chen

ERC Consolidator Grant

The European Research Committee has awarded the ERC Consolidator Grant for the first time. 312 Researchers in Europe receive around 700 Million Swiss Francs. 22 of these Consolidator Grants go to Switzerland; the ETH Zurich with four grants, including Daniel Chen from D-GESS, has received the highest number of distinctions among Swiss universities.

Dirk Helbing

Honorary Doctorate

Prof. Dirk Helbing, Professor for Sociology, in particular Modelling and Simulation, was awarded an honorary doctorate in the context of the 172nd Dies Natalis of the Technical University Delft on 10. January 2014.

Marcus Matthias Keupp

Golden Owl 2013

On the ETH Day 2013, the best teachers were awarded. The Association of Students at ETH Zurich (VSETH) awarded a Golden Owl for particularly dedicated and outstanding teaching to one faculty member per department.The Golden Owl for D-GESS was awarded to Dr. Marcus Matthias Keupp (Teacher Military Academy at ETH Zurich).

Patrick Kupper

Turku Book Award for Wildnis schaffen „the best book in Environmental History published in 2011 or 2012

The Turku Book Award is a joint prize from the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC). The award is named after the city of Turku, Finland, where it was awarded for the first time at the 6th annual ESEH Conference in June 2011. http://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/research/turku_book_award/index.html

Isabel Günther

Isabel Günther, Assistant Professor for Development Economics, was awarded the 2012 Best Practice Award from the Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) for outstanding cooperation between research and development policy. The prize of 3000 Euros was awarded for a research collaboration between ETH Zurich, Université d'Abomey-Calavi, Free University Amsterdam and the German and Dutch development cooperation.

Isabel Günther

Isabel Günther, Assistant Professor for Development Economics, was awarded the 2012 Excellence Award from the Research Committee on Development Economics (AEL) of the German Economic Association (VfS) for an outstanding publication in a refereed journal in 2011. The award comes with prize money of 5.000 Euros. It was awarded to Isabel Günther together with Andrey Launov from the University of Mainz.

Tina Freyburg

We congratulate the CIS student Tina Freyburg, who is the winner of this year´s SIAF Award (Schweizerischen Instituts für Auslandforschung) for her dissertation on ‹Transnational Influences and Democratic Socializa­tion in Authoritarian Contexts›.

Julian Wucherpfennig

The Jean Blondel PhD Prize 2012 was jointly awarded to Julian Wucherp­fennig (CIS Zürich) for his PhD entitled “Fighting for Change: Onset, Duration, and Recurrence of Ethnic Conflict” and to Didier Caluwaerts (Vrije Uni­versiteit Brussels) for his PhD “Con­frontation and Communication: Expe­riments on Deliberative Democracy in Linguistically Divided Belgium”.

Hubert Annen

In the context of the 54th Annual Conference of the International Military Testing Association (IMTA), Dr. Hubert Annen, teacher for Military Psychology and Pedagogy at the Military Academy at ETH Zurich, received the Harry H. Greer-Award 2012 for "long-standing exceptional work contributing to the purpose and aims of the International Military Testing Association".

Lutz Wingert

The Executive Board of ETH Zirch has elected Lutz Wingert, Professor for Philosophy, in particular practical Philosophy (with retroactive effect from 1. January 2012 to 31. December 2015), to be the Chair of the Ethics Committee.

Dirk Helbing

Professor for Sociology receives «Golden Idea Award 2012» funded by Idee-Suisse for the selfregulating traffic light. The award ceremony will take place on 1. October 2012 at 17:00 at the Semper Auditorium at ETH Zurich (Registration required). More ...

Dirk Helbing

Professor for Sociology, was elected a «Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Complex Systems» and Member of the WEF Committee for Complex Systems in June 2012.

Stefan Bechtold

Professor for Intellectual Property was elected a member of the Scientific Committe of the German Ministry for Economy and Technology. The Committee, consisting of 36 economists and four jurists, advises the ministry in a issues regarding Economic Policy.

Brigitta Bernet

Post-doctoral student at the Professorship for the History of Technology receives the Leibniz-Summer-Fellowship 2012 at the Center for Contemporary Research in Potsdam, endowed with 3000 Euros per month.

Thomas Bernauer

Professor for International Relations receives the ERC Advanced Grant from the European Research Committe for the project Sources of Legitimacy in Global Environmental Governance. The ERC Advanced Grants in the amount of 1,9 to 3 Mio. Franks are awarded to established top researchers and must be perceived as special distinctions.

 
 
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