The Fridtjof Nansen Award of Excellence is awarded to Norwegian researchers, or researchers resident in Norway, who has shown scientific contributions of international significance on a very high level. Prize winners receive a medal, a diploma and 300 000 Norwegian kroner. Winners of the Fridtjof Nansen Award for Young Scientists receive a diploma and 100 000 Norwegian kroner. It can be awarded to Norwegian researchers or scholars resident in Norway under the age of 40.
The awards are presented by the chairman of The Nansen Foundation and Affiliated Funds, Professor Øyvind Østerud, on the Annual meeting of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters on Tuesday 3 May, 2016 at the Grand Hotel, Oslo.
Fridtjof Nansen Award of Excellence for 2016
Fridtjof Nansen Award for excellence in science is awarded to Professor Karl Ove Moene for outstanding research in the fields of economics
Professor Karl Ove Moene, Department of Economics, University of Oslo. He is also the director of ESOP - Centre for the Study of Equality, Social Organization.
Fridtjof Nansen Award for Young Scientists for 2016 is divided between
Professor Magne Mogstad at the Department of Economics, University of Chicago, for his outstanding research in the fields of economics
Principal Investigator Kyrre Eeg Emblem, Oslo University Hospital, for his outstanding contribution to medical diagnostics
Professor Magne Mogstad
Dr. Kyrre Eeg Emblem
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Photos of the winners is available on the home page of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters: www.dnva.no