BIH Excellence Award for Sex and Gender Aspects in Health Research

The Berlin Institute of Health 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 transnational 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.


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

How to Apply

Applications for the BIH Award must be submitted electronically via the BIH application portal at
(We are sorry to announce that we have technical problems with the portal at the moment, but it should work within the next days; the latest Thursday July 20, 2017).

The application deadline is October 15, 2017

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