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Apply now: BIH Excellence Award for Sex and and Gender Aspects in Health Research

BIH in cooperation with the Institute of Gender in Medicine (GiM) announces the “BIH Excellence Award for Sex and Gender Aspects in Health Research”. The award aims to bring more visibility to sex and gender issues in translational research. It recognizes research excellence among renowned scientists working in the field of basic and/or clinical biomedical research with a focus on sex and gender aspects.

The winner of the award will receive 20.000€ for use on future research activities with a focus on sex and/or gender aspects.

Furthermore, BIH wants to bring laureates’ expertise to Berlin with the aim to connect them personally within the BIH Translational Research Commons. For this reason, BIH may nominate laureates as an Einstein BIH Visiting Fellow or BIH Visiting Professor to the Charité Foundation, if applicable.

Who can apply?

To be eligible for participation in this competition, applicants must:

  • be a renowned scientist in the field of basic or clinical biomedical research
  • have made significant contributions to translational research with high relevance to the mission and strategy of BIH
  • have a focus on sex and gender aspects in their research, which means, that sex and/or gender must be an integral aspect of the applicant’s research approach and design
  • develop and provide a concise research program proposal for a visiting fellowship in Berlin that is of strategic relevance to BIH and has a focus on sex and/or gender aspects in research

Applications for the BIH Award must be submitted electronically via the BIH application portal.

Deadline for applications is 15 October 2017.

For more information concerning the Einstein BIH Visiting Fellowship and the BIH Visiting Professor please visit the websites with details on visting fellows and visting professors.


Alumniportal Deutschland – Redaktion
14 August 2017


For further information about the BIH Excellence Award for Sex and and Gender Aspects in Health Research, please visit the website of the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH): https://www.bihealth.org/de/aktuelles/bih-excellence-award-for-sex-and-gender-aspects-in-health-research-1033/

All the best and kind regards,

Alumniportal Deutschland – Redaktion

13 August 2017

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