On Thursday’s ceremony of Olav Thon Foundation’s awards for 2016, BIO got three prizes! Karin Pittman and Christian Jørgensen were each awarded their national prize (500.000 NOK) for excellent teaching, while Anne Gro Vea Salvanes was awarded 1.2 mill NOK as support for the national teaching related research project “Ecosystem, climate and variation in a mini-ocean ecocyctem: A Western Norwegian fjord”. It is the second time Olav Thon Foundation hands out prizes and support for excellent research and teaching within sciences.
Photo and text: Anders Goksøyr, Photo: Katja Enberg
.@UiB is proud Thon awards for teaching excellence to Prof. Karin Pittman and 1.am Christian Jørgensen! Hooray!
Congratulations Prof Anne Gro Salvanes @UiB for Thon funds for study of student active biology teaching in the west Norwegian fjord!
Photo and text: Oddrun Samdal @ Twitter (translated by BIO-info editors)