Awards for research prizes and grants 2015
INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PRIZE
Professor Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Ageing, California, USA
Campisi’s research on ageing has identified mechanisms that affect the progression of cancer and other ageing-related diseases.
Professor Yosef Shiloh, the Shiloh Laboratory, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Shiloh conducts research into substances that damage our genetic material (DNA), and is attempting to understand how the harmful effects of these substances can be counteracted.
NATIONAL PRIZES FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
Professor Anders Malthe-Sørenssen, University of Oslo
Malthe-Sørenssen has modernised the teaching of physics at the University of Oslo, based on available research.
Professor Edvin Schei, University of Bergen
Schei has pioneered the early introduction of work experience and professional practice as an integrated part of the study of medicine at the University of Bergen.
FUNDING FOR TEACHING-RELATED RESEARCH HAS BEEN ALLOCATED TO THE FOLLOWING FOUR ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENTS
Drug Discovery and Design: coherent research and education within medical chemistry
by Associate Professor Jørn H. Hansen, University of Tromsø.
by Student-active research, Professor Carl Angell, Professor Ellen K. Henriksenand Senior Lecturer Cathrine W. Tellefsen, University of Oslo.
e-ZFbok as a new teaching concept
by Professor Peter Aleström and Professor Charles McLean Press, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås.
StudForsk: programme for student-active research projects at the Department of Mathematical Sciences
by Professor Aslak B Buan, Professor Petter Bergh and Professor Mats Ehrnström, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.