The Foundation for Polish Sciences has selected the beneficiaries of the Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding active German scholars with the highest qualifications and a significant contribution to global research, as recognition for their previous research achievements and in order to permit them to conduct scientific research at a selected institution in Poland.
In the 19th round of the competition (2015), The Polish Honorary Research Scholarships went to:
- Doc dr Johann Jung from the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY) in Hamburg who will pursue his six-month research project „A TMD-MC with automated hard process calculations” at the Institute of Nuclear Physics PAS in Kraków in collaboration with Krzysztof Kutak, PhD.
- Dr Tord Riemann from the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY) in Zeuthen, who will pursue his six-month research project „New theoretical methods and tools for accelerator physics” at the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of the University of Silesia in Katowice in collaboration with prof. Janusz Gluza
- Prof. Michael Feig from the Michigan State University, who will pursue his three-month research project „Thermal stability of RNA – peptide nucleic acid duplexes via molecular dynamics simulations” at the Centre of New Technologies of the University of Warsaw in collaboration with Joanna Trylska, PhD habil.
- Prof. Christian Rathmann from the University of Hamburg who will pursue his four-month research project„Language plasticity in PJM signers in the context of IS communication” at the Faculty of Polish Studies of the University of Warsaw in collaboration with Paweł Rutkowski, PhD.
Scholarship beneficiaries will receive each 4000 euro per month.