Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award 2021 awarded Louise Mary Vick
The Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award for Women in Geosciences for 2021 is awarded to Louise Mary Vick, Associate Professor at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award.
Photo/illustration: Fabio Crameri, CEED/UiO
Professor Bernd Etzelmûller, Head of Department of Geosciences, UiO, announced the award winner of the Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award for Women in Geosciences for 2021, at a conference organized by CEED at Voksenåsen, Oslo, 2 December.
The award is given to a female PhD or Postdoctoral Fellow who has given a significant contribution to research in geosciences.
The award winner for 2021
In his presentation of this year's award winner and the reasons for the award, this was specially designated by Etzelmüller:
"The committee received competitive nominations also in 2021, and for 2021, the award has one winner: The nomination was very strong and convincing. Her work is important, and based on different type of observations including remote sensing and modelling. It has clear societal implications, and the winner spends a significant part of her time to serve the community.
The prize winner has received national and international recognition within the field of geohazards and engineering geology. Her work is innovative and highly relevant to advance the understanding of the behaviour of unstable mountain slopes in a changing climate."
The prizewinner is: Louise Mary Vick
Louise Mary Vick is an Associate Professor at Department of Geosciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
The Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award in brief
The Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award for Women in Geosciences holds the name of Else-Ragnhild Neumann, the first professor in geology in Norway.
The award was established in 2018, and has since then been awarded a woman which has contributed with a significant impact to the subject area geosciences in her PhD and/or postdoc research. The prize winner receives a diploma, honour and the prize money which is 50 000 NOK.