2012 Klaus J. Jacobs Awards bestowed

The Zurich‐based Jacobs Foundation has awarded the 2012 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize and Best Practice Prize honoring outstanding achievements in research and practice in the field of child and youth development. 280 international guests of politics, science and business attended the awards ceremony on December 7, 2012, at the University of Zurich. This year’s Research Prize, which is endowed with one million Swiss francs, was awarded to developmental and clinical psychologist Prof. Dante Cicchetti. The Best Practice Prize, which includes an award of 200,000 francs, went to Germany’s Off Road Kids Foundation. MORE