Professor Gunnar Öquist becomes Knight of the Order of Dannebrog

Professor Gunnar ÖquistGunnar Öquist (f. 1941), Professor Emeritus in plant physiology and world class scientist received the order of Dannebrog’s knights’ cross in November 2014.

Gunnar Öquist has contributed immeasurably to the Danish and international research community including the Danish National Research Foundation.

Gunnar Öquist was part of the panel which evaluated the DNRF in 2003 and in 2005 he accepted to become member of the foundation’s board where he, for eight years, played a significant role in the creation the foundation’s success.

Read the foundations press announcement here (in Danish)