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Claudia Bozzaro will receive the Albert Bürklin Prize 2017 from the academic society ‘Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Freiburg’ on November 29, 2017

Freiburg, Nov 21, 2017

Research Highlights

Claudia Bozzaro. Source: private

The academic society ‘Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Freiburg’ is awarding the Albert Bürklin Prize for the Humanities, Social Sciences and Law 2017 to Dr. Claudia Bozzaro from the Institute of Medical Ethics and Medical History at the University of Freiburg. The prize comes with 10,000 euros in award money. The philosopher is receiving the award for her excellent academic work in medical ethics in which she focuses on the concepts of suffering and pain. The awards ceremony will take place during the public event “Höhepunkte der Forschung” (“Research Highlights”). Along with award-winner’s presentation, Prof. Dr. Frank Hutter from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg will hold a lecture on “Machine Learning: Opportunities and Existential Risks for Humanity.”