The 2019 Brain Power Award

To all members of the Norwegian Association of Researchers (Forskerforbundet): NAR hereby announces the 2019 Brain Power Award. Send us your story about the importance of R&D work! Deadline for submission is Monday September 2, 2019.

The purpose of the award is to highlight the role of research and development (R&D) in our community, and to highlight the important job our members do in many areas. The contribution should be a story about why R&D work is important and what importance it has for society. The Brain Power Award aims at establishing a greater understanding that investment in R&D and knowledge are important investments for the future, and to highlight the importance of R&D for the future welfare, industrial and social development; locally, regionally, globally and nationally.

All members of NAR can submit entries for the award, regardless of their job position or place of work.

Contributions can be formulated in various genres and media, whether in the form of an article, an essay, a film, an exhibition or other ways to present the message of the importance of R&D activity. The entry should communicate well to the general public.

The award money is a total of NOK 200 000. A jury appointed by the Executive Board will select the best entries and allocate the award to one or more winners.

The jury will give the award to the contribution(s) that are found to be of the highest quality and with the best ability to disseminate research.

The winner(s) will be announced at our annual Research Policy Conference on November 12, 2019. The winner(s) will also be presented on our website.

More info, and guidelines for contributions here. 

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