Tilly Edinger Award


The prize, endowed with 2500 euros, was created for the advancement of young researchers (under 35 years of age) and is awarded for special achievements in paleontological research and related disciplines.

The award has been presented since 2004 and aims to honor the paleontologist Tilly Edinger (1897 - 1967), who founded the field of Paleoneurology.

Tilly Edinger

Johanna Gabrielle Ottilie "Tilly" Edinger (1897 bis 1967) embodied values that characterize the award named after her: scientific interest, the courage to break new ground, and the perseverance to set (scientific) goals and reach these. Tilly Edinger, founder of the field of paleoneurology and internationally renowned scientist, had to leave Germany in 1933 and found a new home in the United States of America. Despite the ill experiences she made in Germany, with all her personality she fought to retrieve the respect for German paleontologists.

Recipients of the Tilly Edinger Award

2013Luo Cui (Göttingen)
Jan Fischer (Freiberg)

Katharina Anna Bastel (Wiener Neustadt)

Julia Ann Schultz (Bonn)


Joachim Haug (Ulm):


Daniela Schwarz-Wings (Basel):
Analyse des Axialskelettes von Sauropoden: Was die Wirbelsäule über die Lebensweise verrät

& Matthias López Correa (Erlangen):
Kalibrierung von Aminosäure-Chronologien an radiometrisch datierten (AMS-14C & U/Th) Proben bathyaler Faune aus dem Mittelmeer und Nordatlantik.

2006Klaus Wolkenstein (Heidelberg):
Phenanthroerykenchinon-Pigmente in fossilen und rezenten Crinoiden.
2005 Max Wisshak (Erlangen):
Bioerosion in hohen Breiten: Das Kosterfjord Experiment.

Oliver Wings (Hannover):
Die "Magenmühle der Dinosaurier – Mythos und Fakten von Dinosauriergastrolithe im Spiegel von Experimenten mit rezenten Vögeln.


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