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January-March 2019

2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The prize awards outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines designed to improve the development and living conditions of children and youth. This includes, but is not limited to: educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political sciences, linguistics, neurosciences, computer sciences, and medical sciences. The prize endowment allots 900,000 Swiss francs for research use. The prize addresses scholars who have achieved major breakthroughs in understanding child and youth development and who have the potential to advance the field through active research agendas. Self-nominations cannot be accepted. Deadline for Submission: March 1, 2019. For more information, visit:

March 1, 2019
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