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Attempto Prizes for young neuroscientists

€7,500 awards go to Dr. Cesare Parise of Bielefeld University and Tübingen PhD student Hong-Viet Ngo today at 2:30pm.

Dr. Cesare Valerio Parise completed his doctorate at Oxford in 2012. From 2011 to 2013 he conducted research at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen before taking up his current post at the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience at Bielefeld University.
Parise, an Italian by birth, receives the Attempto Prize for his publication “Natural auditory scene statistics shapes human spatial hearing.” (Photo: Parise)

Hong-Viet Victor Ngo was born in Hamburg and studied Physics at the University of Kiel. He worked on the collaborative research center Plasticity and Sleep (SFB 654) at the University of Lübeck before coming to the Institute of Medical Psychology at Tübingen University. He is soon to complete his doctorate here. He receives the prize for his study “Auditory Closed-loop Stimulation of the Sleep Slow Oscillation Enhances Memory,” published in 2013. (Photo: Wolfram Scheible)

The awards are given by the friends of the University society, the Universitätsbund, at its annual general meeting in the Grosser Senat, Neue Aula, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz today.


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