Awards and Prizes

Collage with Andy Sode Anker, Nathalie Eiris Henriksen, Eske Willerslev, Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, Tine Jess, Charlotte Mason
3. July 2024

Further Achievements

We are often reminded of how much talent the Danish research world possesses when scientists win prizes, publish in prestigious journals, or in other ways are acknowledged for their research. And we are immensely proud and happy when the excellent academics derive from one of our centers.

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23. June 2022

A journey toward alien stars and planets

At the end of June, our DNRF Center for Stellar Astrophysics (SAC) will close after ten years of groundbreaking research in astrophysics. The head of…

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12. November 2021

Professor Rubina Raja receives Queen Margrethe’s Roman Prize 2021

Professor and head of center Rubina Raja from the Center of Excellence Center for Urban Network Evolutions (UrbNet) at Aarhus University received the Queen Margrethe’s…

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Fra venstre: bestyrelsesformand i Carlsbergfondet Flemming Besenbacher, uddannelses- og forskningsminister Jesper Petersen, professor Dorthe Berntsen, HKH Kronprinsessen, professor Eske Willerslev og præsident i Videnskabernes Selskab Marie Louise Nosch.
9. September 2021

Two researchers with a connection to the DNRF receive the Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize 2021

Professor Dorthe Berntsen from the Center on Autobiographical Memory Research (CON AMORE) at Aarhus University and Professor Eske Willerslev from the Center for GeoGenetics (CGG)…

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15. June 2021

Professor Poul Nissen from PROMEMO is awarded the Anders Jahre Medical Prize 2021

An understanding of the structure and function of the membrane proteins is crucial for the treatment of diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, and psychiatric…

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Screenshot af forsiden til fotokonkurrence i årsrapporten 2021
19. March 2021

The winning photos of the DNRF Photo Competition 2021 have been chosen

The DNRF Photo Competition 2021 In 2018, the Danish National Research Foundation launched a photo competition to connect the world of research with the public.…

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Professor Lasse Heje Pedersen.
20. January 2021

Lasse Heje Pedersen from FRIC is awarded the Ross Prize

Professor Lasse Heje Pedersen from the Center of Excellence FRIC at the Copenhagen Business School has been awarded the prestigious Ross Prize for the most…

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Centerleder Claus Thustrup Kreiner fra CEBI.
14. December 2020

Professor Claus Thustrup Kreiner receives the Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship 2020

Professor and Head of Center Claus Thustrup Kreiner, from the Center of Excellence CEBI at the University of Copenhagen, has been awarded the prestigious Richard…

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Emanuele E. Intagliata til prisceremonien den 8. oktober 2020.
19. October 2020

UrbNet Assistant Professor Emanuele E. Intagliata receives the Best young Italian Researcher in Denmark Award in Social Sciences and Humanities

The Italian Embassy in Copenhagen has awarded Emanuele E. Intagliata the award for Best young Italian Researcher in Denmark (BIRD) in Social Sciences and Humanities…

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Charles Marcus
30. September 2020

Quantum computing will be the next tech revolution: scientist to be honoured with the H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal

PRESS RELEASE: The Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science is awarding an H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal in physics to Professor Charles Marcus. His research…

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The image shows the front and back of the Anders Jahre medal.
3. June 2020

The Anders Jahre Medical Prize 2020 is split between a former DNRF head of center and current group leader at CARD

Two of the country’s leading cell growth and cancer researchers, Professor Jiri Bartek and Professor Jiri Lukas, are the recipients of the Anders Jahre’s Medical…

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24. April 2020

A photo of the peeled skeleton of a lab mouse is awarded second prize in the DNRF’s Photo Competition 2020

A brightly colored mouse skeleton without tissue, which has been eaten by an enzyme, is the subject of the photo that has been awarded second…

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24. April 2020

A photo of a young turbot just before it is released into Roskilde Fjord has won the DNRF’s Photo Competition 2020

The first prize in this year’s DNRF Photo Competition goes to a photo of a young turbot, which shortly after the photo was taken, was…

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Øjet af en Isfisk. Foto: Henrik Lauridsen
24. April 2020

A scan of the eye of an Antarctic icefish wins third prize in the DNRF’s Photo Competition 2020

The Antarctic icefish is a distinctive animal with milky white blood and the densest network of blood vessels in the eye’s retina known in any…

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24. April 2020

The winning pictures of the Foundation’s Photo Competition 2020 have been chosen

Photos have the ability to uncover the world of science in a surprising and inviting way, by revealing its beauty and fascinating appeal. The DNRF…

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