Elite Researcher recipients

Since 2007, Elite Researcher Prizes 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.

Elite Researchers 2020

Mads MeierMads Meier Jæger

Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Sociology
Watch video on Mads Meier Jæger.

Riikka RinnanRiikka Rinnan

Faculty of Science
Department of Biology
Watch video on Riika Rinnan

Tobias RichterTobias Richter

Faculty of Humanities
Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Watch video on Tobias Richter.

Elite Researchers 2019

Chunaram Choudhary
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research
Read more (in Danish)

Rebecca Adler-Nissen
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2018

Anja Groth

Anja Groth

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC)
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2017

Mikael RaskMikael Rask Madsen
Faculty of Law
iCourts, The Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts
Read more (in Danish)

Klaus Høyer

Klaus Høyer
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Department of Public Health
Read more (in Danish)

Søren Galatius

Søren Galatius
Faculty of Science
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2016

David DreyerDavid Dreyer Lassen
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Read more (in Danish)

Peter Lodahl

Peter Lodahl
Faculty of Science
The Niels Bohr Institute
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2015

Niels MailandNiels Mailand
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research
Read more (in Danish)

OddershedeLene Broeng Oddershede
Faculty of Science
The Niels Bohr Institute
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2014

Morten BrobergProfessor Morten Broberg
Faculty of Law
Centre for Studies in Legal Culture
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2013

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

Elite Researchers 2012

Peter NormanProfessor Peter Norman Sørensen
Department of Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Read more (in Danish)

Hans OsbourneProfessor Hans Bräuner-Osborne
Faculty of Health Sciences
Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology,
Medicinal Chemistry Research
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2011

Lene HansenProfessor Lene Hansen
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science
Read more (in Danish)

Eske WillerslevProfessor Eske Willerslev
Faculty of Science
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2010

Carsten RahbekProfessor Carsten Rahbek
Faculty of Science
Department of Biology
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2009

Marie-Louise NoschProfessor Marie-Louise Nosch
Faculty of Humanities
SAXO-Institute
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2008

Vincent HendricksProfessor Vincent F. Hendricks
Faculty of Humanities
Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
Read more (in Danish)

Jens HjorthProfessor Jens Hjorth
Faculty of Science
The Niels Bohr Institute, Dark Cosmology Centre
Read more (in Danish)

Elite Researchers 2007

Dan ZahaviProfessor Dan Zahavi
Faculty of Humanities
Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
Read more (in Danish)

Rasmus NielsenProfessor Rasmus Nielsen
Faculty of Science
Department of Biology, Bioinformatics
Read more (in Danish)