Bestowed since 1995, the prize recognizes outstanding Ph.D. thesis work in molecular biology from around the world.
The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology acknowledges outstanding contributions to neurobiology research based on the methods of molecular and cell biology.
The Science Prize for Online Resources in Education (SPORE) has been established to encourage innovation and excellence in education, as well as to encourage the use of high-quality on-line resources by students, teachers, and the public.
The Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction (IBI) has been established to encourage innovation and excellence in education by recognizing outstanding, inquiry-based science and design-based engineering education modules. This type of education is a form of active learning wherein the instructor provides a question, or a challenge, and a general set of procedures that can be used to answer it. The students then produce an explanation or answer that is based on the evidence that they collect from appropriate resource materials or experimental processes that are, at least in part, of the students own proposal. Essays from the IBI winners are published each month in Science.