With its renowned Grants, the European Research Council supports established researchers who wish to pursue an idea that is groundbreaking, yet still riddled with uncertainties.
Professor Onur Güntürkün has headed the biopsychology research unit since 1993.
Professor Heinrich Wansing holds the Chair of logic and epistemology at the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Science.
Professor Evgeny Epelbaum heads the Chair of Theoretical Physics – Hadron and Particle Physics at RUB.
Wolfgang Schuhmann heads the Chair of Analytical Chemistry and is a member of the Excellence Cluster Ruhr Explores Solvation RESOLV.
Ute Krämer was appointed to the RUB Department of Plant Physiology in 2009.
Martina Havenith-Newen is Coordinator of the Cluster of Excellence RESOLV.
Christof Paar is Head of the Embedded Security Department and member of the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security and the cluster of excellence CASA.