Astrophysicist at Universität Heidelberg Receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

The most important award for young researchers in Germany goes to Dr Dominika Wylezalek

Astrophysicist at Universität Heidelberg Receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize
Astrophysicist at Universität Heidelberg Receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

Astrophysicist Dr Dominika Wylezalek, a scientist at the Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH), has been awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize of the German Research Foundation (DFG). It pays tribute to her research studies on the development of galaxies and the role played by supermassive black holes at their centres. Dr Wylezalek, with her Emmy Noether junior research group, is based at the Institute for Astronomical Computing, which belongs to the ZAH. DFG Secretary General Dr Heide Ahrens presented the award.


The Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize, worth 200,000 euros in each case, is the most important award in Germany for early-career researchers. ...

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