Elite Researchers – University of Copenhagen

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Receivers of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education’s EliteForsk research award

Since 2007, five Eliteforsk research awards have been awarded annually. The prize is awarded to outstanding young researchers. It is The Danish Council for Independent Research who nominates the five researchers for the award.

Eliteforsk Research Award 2013

Professor Claudia Welz
Faculty of Theology
Department of Systematic Theology
Watch video and read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Eliteforsk Research Award 2012

Professor Peter Norman Sørensen
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Watch video and read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Professor Hans Bräuner-Osborne
Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology,
Medicinal Chemistry Research
Faculty of Health Sciences
Watch video and read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Eliteforsk Research Award 2011

Professor Lene Hansen
Department of Political Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
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Professor Eske Willerslev
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Faculty of Science
Watch video and read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Eliteforsk Research Award 2010

Professor Carsten Rahbek
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science
Read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Eliteforsk Research Award 2009

Professor Marie-Louise Nosch
SAXO-Institute
Faculty of Humanities
Read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Eliteforsk Research Award 2008

Professor Vincent F. Hendricks
Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
Faculty of Humanities
Read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Professor Jens Hjorth
The Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre
Faculty of Science
Read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Eliteforsk Research Award 2007

Professor Dan Zahavi
Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
Faculty of Humanities
Read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)

Professor Rasmus Nielsen
Department of Biology, Bioinformatics
Faculty of Science
Read more at the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education's website (in Danish)