Awards for research prizes and grants 2018

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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.

NOK 5 million

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

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

NOK 500 000

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

NOK 500 000

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

NOK 500 000

Professor Helge Drange, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen

NOK 500 000

Professor Tone Bratteteig, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo

NOK 500 000

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.

NOK 10 millionover four years.

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.

NOK 10 millionover four years.

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.

NOK 10 millionover four years.

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

NOK 1.5 millionover 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.

NOK 1.5 millionover 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.

NOK 1.4 millionover three years.