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Dr Jennifer Edwards wins prestigious international Clara Immerwahr Award

3 December 2012

Dr Jennifer Edwards

Dr Jennifer Edwards is the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Clara Immerwahr award. The award was launched by UniCat in 2011 and is conferred annually to a young female scientist at an early stage of her career. It is highly competitive and awarded for outstanding results in Catalysis Research. The prize is associated with a financial support of 15.000 Euro for a research stay at UniCat and will assist in establishing an independent research group and with developing close collaborative links with UniCat. UniCat is a new initiative on the area of catalysis research in the Berlin-Brandenburg area of Germany, and involves 240 chemists, physicists, biologists and engineers of 4 universities and 2 Max Planck research institutes. Jenny will officially receive her award during a public ceremony involving a guest lecture held by the internationally renowned female scientist, Prof. Dr. Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus, Universität Bielefeld, on February 11th, 2013 at TU Berlin.

Jenny says, “I am delighted to have won this award and that my research has been recognised internationally. The award will certainly help to further enhance my independent research work and I am very much looking forward to establishing new and productive collaborations with the high quality scientists who contribute to UniCat.”