Fridtjof Nansen's award for young researchers to Eivind A. B. Undheim
Fridtjof Nansen's award for young researchers in science and medicine for 2022 goes to Eivind A. B. Undheim, Associate Professor at Department of Biosciences. He receives the award for excellent research in evolutionary biology.
Eivind A. B. Undheim at the lab at CEES, Department of Biosciences. Photo: Eivind Torgersen/UiO.
The comittee for Fridtjof Nansen's award for young researchers highlights that undheim has been unusually productive, with 81 scientific publications, of high quality. His work has attracted a lot of attention, and been the subject of editorial comments. He has also received international awards. The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letter (DNVA) has covered the award on their webpages (in Norwegian).
The award is handed out at the annual meeting of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters May 3rd. Fridtjof Nansen's award for young researchers is handed out in two categories (science and medicine, and humanities and social sciences). The award consists of 75 000 NOK and a diploma. The award can be handed out to Norwegian researchers or researchers with permanent residence in Norway, who are not yet 40 years old at the time the award is handed out.
The photo at the top of this article is from the Titan publication «Kan denne giftige larven gi nye medisiner og plantevernmidler?»