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Junior Faculty Prize for Sustainable Research Environment

Each year from 2009 Junior Faculty announces a prize for the most prominent researcher in supporting junior researchers. In 2020, Junior faculty decides to includes also organizations in the selection process. 

 


2020 Prize winner: LINKÖPING GRANTS OFFICE


We are very proud to announce that the board decides to attribute the 2020 prize to the GRANTS OFFICE for their amazing work and support for the early career Researcher. The GRANTS OFFICE, represented by Agneta Jansson, Head of Grants Office, is a very important organization for the establishement of young researchers as independant researchers, aiming to support them in their funding search to develop their own project.

 

The prize was given at the digital Career Day, organized with Forum Scientium (December 7th).

 

The research funding and coordination team at Grants and Program Offices serves to proactively support LiU and its researchers in gaining access to competitive research funding opportunities, and in coordinating extensive research projects and programmes. We act as a link between LiU and external funding organisations and research councils, with a special focus related to larger national and EU Framework Programmes

  • identify, match, and disseminate funding opportunities,
  • support the preparation and development of applications,
  • provide support in budgeting and financial reporting,
  • clarify requirements from funders and LiU,
  • and coordinate larger research projects and programmes.

 

Aim of the prize

The aim of this prize is to encourage senior researchers or organization supporting the careers of junior researchers by any manners, thus creating a sustainable research environment. This Prize is yearly announced during the Junior Faculty Career Day.

 

The prize will be visible soon, with all the previous winners names, in Student Huset in Valla. An inauguration will happen in 2021, we will invite you all.

 

Selection criteria

The committee will select the winner based on the following criteria:

The senior researcher/Organization should support junior researchers within her/his group, with the intention of increasing their independence for a future successful research career. Important aspects are the senior researcher’s availability, willingness and capability to share previous research experiences, networks and funding advice. The winner should give opportunities for getting meriting tasks such as secondary supervisorship, teaching or grants support... helping the younger researchers in establishing its independance and researchers’ strategic career planning. Furthermore, the winner should follow sound and fair publishing strategies and contribute to a creative forum for intellectual exchange between junior and senior researchers within the sustainable research environment.

 

 

JFPrize_Wall

Artist

 

 

The Junior Faculty Prize is designed by the local artist and designer Chil Loong, heading the Concept Cove shop at Gamla Linköping.

 

Before 2014, the JF Prize was created by the local artist Joanne Hoffsten.

 

 

 

 

 


Prize winners


JFPrize_2017_Jerker_ronnberg

2017

Professor Jerker Rönnberg at Disability Research Division, 

Department IBL

Read the nomination text here

 


JFPrize_2015_details

JFPrize 2015

 

2015

Professor Tomas Lindahl at Clinical Chemistry, 

Department IKE

 

Read the nomination text here

 

 

 

 


JF prize 2014

Prize 3

2014

Professor Anita Lloyd Spetz (with the artist designer of the Prize, Chil Loong)

Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology

 

Read the nomination text here

 

 

 


JF Prize 2013 Edwin

JFPrize 2013 Per-Olof Holtz

2013

 

 

Professor Per-Olof Holtz 

and Associated Professor Edwin Jager

Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

 

Pictures from the Prize Ceremony at the Career Day


JF Prize 2012 Lars Hultman

 

2012

Professor Lars Hultman, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Picture from the Prize Ceremony at the Career Day

 


2011

Professor Bo Liedberg, Professor at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Read the nomination here

Picture from the prize ceremony at the Career Day

Since Prof. Bo Liedberg was not able to participate in the Career Day, there was an extra prize ceremony at a group meeting.

Picture from the extra prize ceremony


2010

Professor Boel Berner, Professor at the Department of Technology and Social Change
Read the nomination here

Picture from the prize ceremony


Prize winner 2009 Björn-Ola Linnér

2009

Professor Björn-Ola Linnér, Professor at the Department of Water and Environmental Studies

Read the nomination here

Picture from the prize ceremony

 


Happening NOW


 

2020 Prize winner: LINKÖPING GRANTS OFFICE


We are very proud to announce that the board decides to attribute the 2020 prize to the GRANTS OFFICE for their amazing work and support for the early career Researcher. The GRANTS OFFICE, represented by Agneta Jansson, Head of Grants Office, is a very important organization for the establishement of young researchers as independant researchers, aiming to support them in their funding search to develop their own project.

 

The prize was given at the digital Career Day, organized with Forum Scientium (December 7th).

 


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Last updated: 2020-12-18