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Photo of the week – Week 9: Excellence in education – Three Olav Thon prizes for BIO

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.

Anne Gro Vea Salvanes mottar støtte til sitt undervisningsprosjekt av Olav Thon

Anne Gro Vea Salvanes receives support for her teaching project by Olav Thon

Karin Pittman mottar prisen for fremragende undervisning av Olav Thon

Karin Pittman recieves the prize for excellent teaching by Olav Thon

Christian Jørgensen mottar prisen for fremragende undervisning av Olav Thon

Christian Jørgensen receives the prize for excellent teaching by Olav Thon

Stolte prisvinnere! Fra v. jurymedlem Lise Øvreås, Anne Gro Vea Salvanes, Christian Jørgensen, Karin Pittman, viserektor Oddrun Samdal og instituttleder Anders Goksøyr

The prize winners! From left: jury member Lise Øvreås, Anne Gro Vea Salvanes, Christian Jørgensen, Karin Pittman, Vice Principle Oddrun Samdal and Head of Department Anders Goksøyr

 

Photo and text: Anders Goksøyr, Photo: Katja Enberg

 

thonpriser_utdeling_foto oddrunsamdal@twitter

.@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)

3 comments for “Photo of the week – Week 9: Excellence in education – Three Olav Thon prizes for BIO

  1. fayne thompson
    March 7, 2016 at 7:23 pm

    Congrats Karin your reward reflects your hard work

  2. Bjørn Erik
    March 8, 2016 at 12:16 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS Karin!
    Well deserved and inspirational to all

  3. David B. Mills
    March 13, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    Karen: Congratulations from Newfoundland. Good to see excellent work rewarded. Dolores and David

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