Minna Palmroth awarded Copernicus Medal 2023

The Copernicus Medal 2023 has been awarded to Minna Palmroth for her ground-breaking work in leading the development of the world's most accurate space environment simulation Vlasiator, and for her outstanding achievements in promotion of space physics to the general public and for decision makers.

The medal will be presented during the Copernicus Medal Ceremony 2023 on Thursday, 27 April 2023, 19:00, in room G2 of the Austria Center Vienna during the EGU General Assembly 2023. Please find more information on the ceremony.

Please also read more information on the Copernicus Medal, the 2023 medallist, and the past recipients of this award.

Welcome to Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V.

Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is a non-profit society, registered in Germany, and aims to promote international collaboration in the geo- and space sciences. The society was founded in 1988 by directors, scientists, and administrative staff of the Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy (today Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research − MPS).

Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is the exclusive partner of Copernicus Meetings & Publications, a professional congress organizer and open-acess publisher who serves scientific associations and institutions worldwide.

We invite you to learn more about our society, its History, Members, Statutes, and our Copernicus Medal that we award to recognize individuals with outstanding and innovative scientific achievements in geosciences, planetary or space sciences who have also accomplished fruitful work for the promotion of international collaboration in the sciences.

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Prof. Dr. Hermann Lühr, secretary
Martin Rasmussen, treasurer

We participate in the Deutschlandstipendium

We are on! With our participation in the Deutschlandstipendium, we support particularly talented and committed students at the University of Göttingen. The Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. is happy to support five scholarships.