Awards, editorials, honorary mentions etc.
28. "MBB 2021 - MBB Poster Prize 2021
Artur Czeszumski, PhD student of our work group, was one of 2 winners of the MBB Poster Prize 2021 at this year's 8th MindBrainBody Symposium 2021, organized virtually by the MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences.
Artur Czeszumski received the award for his poster "Hyperscanning: a valid method to study neural inter-brain underpinnings of social interaction".
27. "ECEM 2019 - Keith Rayner Memorial Award"
Anna Lisa Gert, PhD student of our work group was winner of the Keith Rayner Memorial Award at this year's ECEM conference in Alicante, Spain.
Ms Gert received the award for the best oral communication.
26. "ECEM 2019 - SR Research Poster Award"
Katharina Groß, student of our work group was winner of the SR Research Poster Award at this year's ECEM conference in Alicante, Spain.
Katharina Groß received the award for the best interactive poster presentation.
25. "Inpijn-Bakker-Grunwald Preis"
Benedikt Ehinger, former doctorate student of our work group, is winner of one of the "Preise für exzellente Nachwuchsforschung 2019" (awards for excellent research performed by junior scientists), donated for the first time this year by the Universitätsgesellschaft Osnabrück e.V.
Dr. Ehinger has received the "Inpijn-Bakker-Grunwald Preis" (worth € 1.500,--) for his doctorate thesis "Decisions, predictions and learning in the visual sense".
(More detailed information can be found here.)
24. "Förderpreise (University of Osnabrück-awards)"
Viviane Kakerbeck, currently pursuing her PhD studies in our work group, is winner of one of the "UOS-Förderpreise" for the academic year 2018/2019. She has received the "ROSEN-Förderpreis" for her master thesis "Progressively growing neural networks for scene graph generation from images".
23. "ICANN 2018 (International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks) - Best Paper Award"
Alejandro Hernández-García, PhD student of our work group was winner of the "Best Paper Award" at the ICANN 2018 in Rhodes, Greece.
Mr Hernández-García received the award for the oral presentation of his paper "Further advantages of data augmentation on convolutional neural networks".
22. "Niedersächsischer Wissenschaftspreis 2018" - CogSci among the laureates
Viviane Kakerbeck, doctorate student of the Neurobiopsychology work group, was one of 4 students to be awarded the prestigious prize (worth € 3.500,--) for outstanding achievements in her studies.
21. "Förderpreise (University of Osnabrück-awards)"
Viviane Kakerbeck, BSc of our work group is winner of one of the "UOS-Förderpreise" for the academic year 2017/2018. She has received the "MLP-Förderpreis" for her Bachelor thesis "Gaze movements during spatial navigation in Virtual Reality" and her engagement in leading the Neurobiopsychology group's VR lab.
20. "Open Access-Preis" awarded for the first time! (2017)
The University of Osnabrück has launched an award to honour »extraordinary open access publishing engagement« .
The first one to receive this new award is the nbp's postdoc Dr. Basil Wahn
(press release: UOS)
19. "Förderpreise (University of Osnabrück-awards)"
Greta Häberle, BSc of our work group is winner of one of the "UOS-Förderpreise" for the academic year 2016/2017. She has received the "Bytro Labs GmbH-Förderpreis" for her Bachelor thesis "Neural correlates of multimodal sensory integration between an innate and an augmented sensory modality".
18. "Donders Discussions 2016 - Best Poster Award"
Andrew Melnik, PhD student of our work group was winner of the "Best Poster Award" by the Radboud University's students' conference "Donders Discussions 2016" in Nijmegen.
Andrew Melnik received the award for his poster "EEG correlates of sensorimotor processing: independent components involved in sensory and motor processing".
17. "MINT Excellence Promotionspreis (2015)"
Dr. Tim Christian Kietzmann, postdoc of our work group was among the 5 laureates to be awarded the prestigious "MINT Excellence Promotionspreis" - a donation of the Manfred Lautenschläger-Stiftung. Dr. Kietzmann received € 5,000 for his thesis "Aspects of Object Recognition: Sampling, Invariance, and Plasticity".
16. "VSS 2015 - Student Travel Award"
Benedikt Ehinger, MSc of our work group is among the 2015 Travel Award Winners - The 2015 Student Travel Awards are sponsored by Elsevier/Vision Research.
Benedikt Ehinger received the award for his poster abstract submission "Prediction of visual content across eye movements and their modulation by inferred information in the blind spot".
Dr. Tim Christian Kietzmann, postdoc of our work group was awarded the 3rd prize in the category "PhD theses" of the "OLB-Wissenschaftspreis 2014" - a donation of the OLB-Stiftung and worth € 24,500. Dr. Kietzmann received € 2,500 for his thesis "Aspects of Object Recognition: Sampling, Invariance, and Plasticity".
(press releases: OLB laudatio, UOS, NOZ)
14. "Cosyne 2015 Travel Grant"
Dr. Niklas Wilming, postdoc of our work group, was selected by the organization team to receive a $500 travel grant and a free registration to Cosyne 2015.
Dr. Wilming received this award for the high reviewer ranking of his talk abstract "Grid Cells Reflect The Locus Of Attention, Even In The Absence Of Movement".
(see program details)
13. "innovate!Awards 2014" (Osnabrück, 16th October) - 1st prize in the category "Concept Award"
From among the 3 nominees, PhD student Susan Wache (Research Group „Neurobiopsychology“) was rewarded by the audience for her convincing 7 minutes pitch on the feelSpace belt.
For more information you may click http://www.innovate-os.de/.
Photos, reports and media feedback (os1.tv) can be found on: https://www.facebook.com/innovate.os
12. "High scores and double feature for our lab's feelSpace belt"
The "Wache twins" winning 2 competitions:
Susan Wache scores 2nd at the Falling Walls Lab 2014 in Trento (Italy) on October 3, 2014.
Julia Wache and her Trento-feelSpace team had already won the amazing 1st prize "VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Trophy" - worth $ 25,000 - within the "Global Student Business Concept Challenge".
That competition was part of the Fifth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week in Blacksburg and Roanoke (Virginia, USA) held on August 17-23, 2014.
11. "VSS 2012 - Student Travel Award"
Tim Kietzmann, MSc of our work group is among the 2012 Travel Award Winners - The 2012 Student Travel Awards are sponsored by Elsevier/Vision Research.
Tim Kietzmann received the award for his poster abstract submission "Selectivity for Mirror-Symmetric Views of Faces in the Ventral and Dorsal Streams of the Human Visual System".
Tim Kietzmann, MSc of our work group is one of three Osnabrück students who were awarded the "Weser-Ems-Wissenschaftspreis 2011" - a donation of the OLB-Stiftung and worth € 24,500. Tim Kietzmann received € 5,000 for his master thesis "Augenbewegungen vor der Wahrnehmung mehrdeutiger Stimuli".
(NOZ press release:"Osnabrücker Studenten gewinnen Wissenschaftspreis")
09. "Förderpreise (University of Osnabrück-awards)"
Johannes Steger, MSc of our work group is winner of one of the "UOS-Förderpreise" for the academic year 2009/2010. He has received the "Die-Etagen-Förderpreis" for his innovative spin-off "WhiteMatter Labs GmbH".
(Photo / Brochure of all prize winners and sponsors / UOS press release:"40 ausgezeichnete Leistungen an der Universität Osnabrück")
(This article highlights the most important research results obtained in the AMOUSE-project. It was published on April 21, 2009 by CORDIS, the European Commission's official information service for Research & Development on their "Technology Marketplace"-site thus selecting the technology emerging from our research results for special promotion; possibly, later there will also be a publication in CORDIS' colour magazine "Technolgy Opportunities Today".)
07. Schumann F, Einhäuser W, Vockeroth J, Bartl K, Schneider E and König P (2008)
Salient features in gaze-aligned recordings of human visual input during free exploration of natural environments. Journal of Vision 8(14):12, 1-17 (download JoV banner ad)
(This article was cited by Zack Lynch on the CORANTE blog dd. December 3, 2008 and also by Sunny Bains on the WIRED blog dd. April 4, 2008)
06. Gray CM, Konig P, Engel AK and Singer W (1989)
Oscillatory responses in cat visual cortex exhibit inter-columnar synchronization which reflects global stimulus properties. Nature, 338, 334-337 (download PDF)
(This article was featured no. 9 of the Top 100 papers in Vision Science on November 19, 2007.)
05. Frey H-P, Wirz K, Willenbockel V, Troscianko T and König P (2006).
Do we need the red-green color channel in order to detect fruit? (download PDF)
(This abstract was chosen by the Public Education and Communication Committee for a Neuroscience 2006 Press Book submission. It was one of about 700 out of over 14,000 submissions. Hans-Peter Frey gave the presentation on this topic in the press conference "The Senses" at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Atlanta.)
04. Wyss R, König P and Verschure PFMJ (2006).
A model of the ventral visual system based on temporal stability and local memory. PLoS Biol 4(5): e120. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040120 (download PDF)
(This article was published as an editorial by the open-access journal "PLoS Biology" in the PubMed Central archive in May 2006.)
03. Nagel SK, Carl C, Kringe T, Märtin R and König P (2005).
Beyond sensory substitution - learning the sixth sense. J Neural Eng 2005 Dec 2(4):R13-26 (download PDF)
(This article was featured no. 1 of the Top 10 Hidden Jewels by the Faculty of 1000 on December 16, 2005.)
02. Benucci A, Verschure PFMJ and König P (2004)
High order events in cortical networks: a lower bound. Phys Rev E. 70, 051909 (download PDF)
(This article was selected for the December 1, 2004 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research. The Virtual Journal, which is published by the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics in cooperation with numerous other societies and publishers, is an edited compilation of links to articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research. You can access the Virtual Journal at www.vjbio.org.)
01. Salazar RF, Kayser C and König P (2004)
Effects of training on neuronal activity and interactions in primary and higher visual cortices in the alert cat. J Neuroscience 24:1627-1636 (download PDF)
(This paper was elected by the Swiss Society of Neuroscience as the best publication by a PhD student in 2004)