Awards for research prizes and grants 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 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
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.
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
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.
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.