He received the honor in recognition of his contribution to promoting decentralization and equal rights of participation in the digital revolution, as well as for his achievements in relation to cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and institutional design.
This year, the Faculty of Medicine awarded not one but two honorary doctorates: Verena Grether , founder and sponsor of Hospiz im Park, Arlesheim, was honored for her pioneering contribution to the development of outpatient and inpatient palliative medicine, care, and support. The Faculty of Law presented its honorary doctorate to federal judge Thomas Stadelmann. For many years, Stadelmann has worked tirelessly to promote judicial independence, the separation of powers, and access to justice in European states where the rule of law is under threat.
In particular, he has been critical of the judicial situation in Turkey and has fought courageously on behalf of persecuted and imprisoned judges and public prosecutors and their relatives. He also encouraged the opening up of Protestant theology to dialog with other religions and was the first German-speaking theologian to author a work on dogmatics in the context of world religions.
Insel received the honor for his contributions to the study of psychiatric disorders and his achievements in establishing psychopathology and psychiatry as integral components of the modern neurosciences. The scientific illustrator Armin Coray received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Science. As an observer of nature with an excellent knowledge of entomology, he has made key contributions to the differentiation of species, to knowledge relating to distribution ranges, and to our understanding of the habits of grasshoppers and beetles.
At the ceremony in St. A number of other accolades were granted at the Dies Academicus to junior researchers in recognition of outstanding theses: The Amerbach Prize , sponsored by the University of Basel, was awarded to Dr. Michaela Slotwinski for her dissertation in the field of economics and her research activities, in which she uses excellent methodological knowledge to produce innovative econometric analyses.
In addition, the following faculty prizes were presented to junior researchers for outstanding dissertations and studies:. This award is sponsored by the Ferdinand Neeracher-Pfrunder Foundation. As the first woman to sit on the German Council of Economic Experts, she played a decisive role in shaping the economic policy debate in Germany for many years. With a successful career both in academia and in private enterprise and economic policymaking, Beatrice Weder di Mauro serves as an example of an academic who practices her science in an applied context rather than from an ivory tower.
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Photos of the ceremony in St. Jump to: Content Mainnavigation Search Footer. Locationfinder Navigation. Hans-Martin Barth was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Theology.
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