Excellent Researcher Award and Early Career Award 2020: Nominate an outstanding scientist at Oslo University Hospital

Award winners 2019: from left Andreassen, Kalager and Sveen

Oslo University Hospital hereby announce research awards in the following two catagories for 2020:

  • Excellent Researcher Award (one prize, 300.000 NOK)
  • Early Career Award (two prizes of 150.000 NOK each)

Closing date for nominations: March 2nd 2020.

Nomination criteria:

Both awards:

  • Any field of research
  • The candidate must be an active researcher, not retired, but otherwise any age
  • The candidate must be employed by Oslo University Hospital
  • Significant journal articles must be affiliated to Oslo University Hospital
  • The researcher must have continued research plans at Oslo University Hospital
  • The prize should be used for further research at Oslo University Hospital
  • Both peer-nominated and self-nominated candidates will be considered

Excellent Researcher Award

  • Recent research track-record and profile which identify the candidate as a leader in his/ her field(s) of research
  • Contribution to strengthening of research environment at Oslo University Hospital

Early career Award

  • 2-7 years of experience after completion of PhD and scientific track record showing great promise (any age). Justified career breaks will extend the seven year restriction.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Scientific excellence, i.e.: peer evaluation of scientific quality and impact [1]
  • Excellent researcher: contribution to strengthening research environment at Oslo University Hospital

Evaluation Committee

Oslo University Hospital’s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

If the number of nominees is substantial, the Oslo University Hospital’s Research Committee will select candidates for the SAB’s final evaluation. 

[1] Consider the value and impact of all research outputs (including datasets and software) in addition to research publications, and consider a broad range of impact measures including qualitative indicators of research impact, such as influence on policy and practice (https://sfdora.org/read/)

Download nomination form (Word format)

Closing date March 2nd. Submitted to: post.forskning@ous-hf.no

Previous award winners (click on year to read about award winners)

Year Excellent Researcher Award    Early Career Award 
2019 Ole A. Andreassen Mette Kalager
Anita Sveen
2018 Arne Klungland Kristina Haugaa
Lars Tjelta Westlye
2017 Kirsten Sandvig Johannes Espolin Roksund Hov
Tor Paaske Utheim
2016 Pål Aukrust   Espen Melum
Therese Seierstad
2015 Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale Jan Terje Andersen
John Arne Dahl
2014 Ludvig M. Sollid Kyrre Eeg Emblem 
Edward Leithe
2013 Harald Stenmark   Guro Lind 
Tom Hemming Karlsen 
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