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2018

THE WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AWARD IS

Professor Emeritus Riitta Hari, Aalto University, Finland

Riitta Hari is a highly recognised and still a prolific researcher in the study of the human brain. She has been behind several breakthroughs in this field. Since the early 1980s, Hari has been a pioneer in the use of magnetoencephalography (MEG) to map brain activity. Using MEG, Hari has generated new, fundamental knowledge about the human brain.

The prize is NOK 5 million.

THE WINNERS OF THE NATIONAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING ARE:

Professor Karl Inne Ugland, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo

Professor Atle Rotevatn, Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen

Professor Morten Hjorth-Jensen, Department of Physics, University of Oslo

Professor Helge Drange, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen

Professor Tone Bratteteig, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo

The prize is NOK 500,000 for each of the winners.

SUPPORT FOR NORDIC RESEARCH PROJECTS IN MEDICINE:

Development of antibiotic resistance in bacterial biofilms.

Coordinator: Professor Dan I. Andersson, Uppsala University.
Partners: Professor Hanne Ingmer, University of Copenhagen and
Professor Pål Jarle Johnsen, University of Tromsø.

Discovering new therapeutic targets and drugs to combat AMR tuberculosis: proteomics characterization and drug screening of mycobacterium – infected macrophages.

Coordinator: Professor Trude Helen Flo, NTNU, Trondheim.
Partner: Associate Professor Maria Lerm, Linköping University.

Born in the twilight of antibiotics: fighting antimicrobial resistance in preterm infants.

Coordinator: Professor Fernanda Petersen, University of Oslo.
Partners: Professor Gorm Greisen, University of Copenhagen and
professor Anders P. Håkansson, Lund University.

The support is NOK 10 million over four years for each of the projects

SUPPORT FOR STUDENT-ACTIVE RESEARCH IS AWARDED TO:

Student-driven research for a better science education

Associate Professor Marcos Danny Caballero, Professor Anders Malthe-Sørenssen and Head of Office Sunniva Rose, University of Oslo

The project is awarded NOK 1.5 million over three years.

Clinical evaluation competence – transfer of natural sciences to nursing practice

Professor Hilde Eide, Adjunct Professor Anne Moen,
Assistant Professor Kirsten Røland Byermoen and
Assistant Professor Ösp Egilsdottir, University College of Southeast Norway.

The project is awarded NOK 1.5 million over three years.

Organ-on-chip connected to mass spectrometry: An efficient tool for developing and testing drugs

Associate Professor Steven Ray H. Wilson
and Professor Stefan Krauss , University of Oslo.

The project is awarded NOK 1.4 million over three years.