On September 3, 2018, the STIFTUNG GIERSCH and the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) invited to the ceremony marking the appointment of Prof. Dr. Edvard Moser as a FIAS Senior Fellow Laureatus. This honorary award is given to outstanding international scientists who are not only distinguished by their excellent research, but are also committed to the scientific community.
This year's award winner is Prof Dr. Edvard Moser from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He received the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology in 2014 together with John O'Keefe and May-Britt Moser. They have discovered the nerve cells in the brain that enable us to find our way around in space.