Two dissertation awards for Richard Schweitzer

Richard Schweitzer defended his PhD thesis “Perceptual and Motor Consequences of Intra-saccadic Perception” in the lab on November 3, 2020 (see post here). We now received news from that his work has been awarded two dissertation prizes.

The first award is the Humboldt-Prize 2021, an annual prize honoring excellent scientific work young scientists at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. You can read the laudation here.

The second award is the Lieselotte Pongratz-Promotionspreis, a new prize of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, which provided the fellowship Richard received during his PhD. You can read the laudation here.

This is an outstanding achievement and fantastic news for the lab. Way to go, Richard!