Asst. Prof. Katja Doerschner, a faculty member of UMRAM, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Program at Bilkent University, has been recently awarded Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. She is among the 11 scientists this year who has been awarded within the framework of this interdisciplinary grant. The objective of Sofja Kovalevskaja Award is to support young exceptionally promising researchers from abroad and enable them to establish their own junior research groups at research institutions in Germany. Dr. Doerchner will be at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany for 5 years. We would like to congratulate Dr. Doerschner for this prestigious prize and wish best for her academic life.