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Seaman Award

Science Award for graduates of the Humane Medicine master programme

The US American medical and veterinary doctor Richard Seaman enthusiastically dedicated his life to scientific research. In 2018, Seaman died of the consequences of a stroke on a cruise along the Danube during travels through Europe with his wife Judith.

With the Seaman Award, the Seaman family expresses their gratitude towards the team of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christoph Hörmann at the intensive care unit of the University Hospital St. Pölten for the outstanding treatment and care and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Streicher, Professor of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at KL for the empathetic support while settling all necessary measures after Seaman´s passing and for fulfilling his last will.

This scientific award will be conferred five times. The prize is awarded during the academic graduation ceremony for outstanding master theses. In September of 2019, it was initially awarded to graduates of the Human Medicine Master Programme in the honour of Dr. Richard Seaman.

KL thanks Judith Seaman and her family for the generous contribution.

Award Winners 2021:

The first prize was awarded to the theses of Stepanhie Hörmann and Christy Meledeth. Due to the high quality, another five master theses received a recognition award:
Nele Eicken, Anna Grossauer, Anna-Maria Höbarth, Anita Oppenauer, Theo Pirich.

Seaman Award 2020 (c) Klaus Ranger

Award Winners 2020:

Katharina Dorothea Tscherny and Clemens Bernhard Kirschner were awarded ex aequo second place (500,-- Euro), Anna Christina Rosenmayr won first place (1.000,-- Euro).

Seaman Award 2019 (c) Klaus Ranger

Award Winners 2019:

Felix Czernilofsky
Elisabeth Fabian
Joana Kopp
Matthäus Georg Strieder
Lukas Tölly


  1. 26 Jan

    KL Lunchtime Seminar: Mechanisms of solute transport through cellular membranes

    26. January 2022, 12:00 - 13:00
    Karl Landsteiner University, 3500 Krems/Donau, Wing Y, KL Auditorium
  2. 27 Jan

    Meet the Expert - MEDICINE

    27. January 2022, 18:00 - 19:00
    Online via MS Teams
  3. 02 Feb

    STUDENT TALK: Medicine

    02. February 2022, 18:00 - 19:00
    Online via KL Instagram Channel