THE MOHN PRIZE

Tromsø - January 22nd 2018

Foto: Henrik Mohn (1835 - 1916) - Frederik Klem, Wikipedia Public Domain

About the Mohn Prize

The international Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic (The Mohn Prize) has been established in collaboration by Academia Borealis The Academy of Sciences and Letters of Northern Norway (NNVA), Tromsø research foundation. (TFS) and UiT The Arctic University of Norway (UiT).

The prize amounts to 2 million NOK (approximately 210 000 €), and is awarded biennially.

Foto: Geir Gotaas

Steering Committee & Scientific Committee

The decision on who will be awarded the Mohn Prize is taken by a steering committee with three representatives from UiT The Arctic University of Norway (appointed by the board of UiT), two representatives from Academia Borealis - The Academy of Science and Letters of Northern Norway (appointed by the board of Academia Borealis), and one representative from Tromsø Research Foundation (appointed by the board of the foundation).

The steering committee makes its decision based on a recommendation from a scientific committee appointed by the steering committee.

Foto: Ivar Bjørklund (Tromsø museum)

Laureates

Given that the first Mohn Prize will be awarded in 2018, there is no list of previous laureates - yet!

Foto: Adnan Icagic

The road towards the Mohnprize

Timeline showing important dates, deadlines and happenings towards the Award Ceremony in January 2018

  • Call for nominations

    February 2017

    Nominations for the International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic (The Mohn Prize) can be submitted for individuals or research groups who hold a leading international position in his/her/their field, who is/are widely recognised as leader in his/her/their field, and who has/have developed groundbreaking new knowledge about the Arctic

    The nomination process is open to anyone. Nominations are confidential, and should not be made known to the nominee. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

  • Nomination deadline

    September 15th 2017

    The nomination deadline is September 15th 2017

    To nominate candidates for the Mohnprize, please use this form.

  • Laureate announced

    November 2017

    Given that the first Mohn Prize will be awarded in 2018, there is no list of previous laureates - yet!

  • Award ceremony

    Januar 2018

    The first Mohnprize wil be awarded in January 2018, in Tromsø

  • The Mohn Prize
  • c/o UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • P.O. Box 6050 Langnes
  • 9037 Tromsø, Norway
  • info@mohnprize.no
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