John von Neumann Award
|John von Neumann Award|
|Awarded for||Influential contributions to research in exact social sciences, effect on research directions of the College.|
|Presented by||Rajk László College for Advanced Studies|
The John von Neumann Award, named after John von Neumann is given annually by the Rajk László College for Advanced Studies (Budapest, Hungary), to an outstanding scholar in the exact social sciences, whose works have had substantial influence over a long period of time on the studies and intellectual activity of the students of the college. The award was established in 1994 and is given annually. In 2013, separately from the annual prize, Kenneth J. Arrow was given the Honorary John von Neumann Award.
This award differentiates itself from other scientific awards on the basis that it is given by students, decided on whom they rated the highest. The students select the nominees and vote for the prize-winner in the Assembly of the College after a review and debate regarding the selected names.
Award was given until now to the following scholars:
1 Received honorary prize.
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