Renate Mayntz Receives Innovation Prize from North Rhine-Westphalia
Renate Mayntz received the 2010 Innovation Prize from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for her life’s work. With its award the Ministry for Innovation, Science, Research and Technology paid tribute to a scholar who has conducted theory-oriented empirical social research for over 50 years, and for her contributions to analyzing and solving problems facing society. Professor Mayntz was the director of the MPIfG from 1985 until 1997. The award was presented to her by Svenja Schulze, the Minister for Innovation, Science, Research and Technology, during the award gala on November 15 in Düsseldorf.
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