Prizes, Scholarships and Grants
Prizes, scholarships and grant available for application form Minerva Foundation
- MEDIX PRIZE OF THE MINERVA FOUNDATION
- MINERVA FOUNDATION’S BROR-AXEL LAMBERG PRIZE IN ENDOCRINOLOGY
- RALPH GRÄSBECK GRANT FOR RESEARCH IN LABORATORY MEDICINE
- SELMA AND MAJA-LISA SELANDER'S FUND FOR RESEARCH IN ODONTOLOGY
Now Available for Application
MEDIX PRIZE OF THE MINERVA FOUNDATION FOR BIOSCIENCES 2018
The prize is awarded the 31th time, the award sum being 20.000€.
The Medix Prize is awarded annually for an excellent Finnish scientific study published as one article during the previous year (now 2017). The study has to represent biomedicine or clinical medicine and to be performed entirely or in its essential parts in Finland. The Rector of the University of Helsinki or his representative will give out the prize in the autumn of 2018. The venue and date of the event are announced in due course. At the prize awarding event the winner will give a lecture on the content and significance of the awarded article.
Proposals for the publication to be awarded shall be sent to the chairman of the prize board, prof. Vesa Olkkonen at the address firstname.lastname@example.org (deadline 2.5.2018). An electronic copy (PDF) of the candidate publication and preferably a brief statement of justification (max. 1 page) shall be attached to the proposal. The publication may have one or several authors; In the latter case the prize will be shared among the authors. Review articles are not eligible for the prize; Of Ph.D. theses compiled of several articles only the individual original publications can be considered for the prize. Scientists’ proposals for awarding their own work are also welcomed.
SELMA AND MAJA-LISA SELANDER'S FUND FOR RESEARCH IN ODONTOLOGY
From Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s fund 3-5 grants are awarded. The deadline for the applications is 2.5.2018 at 16.00. The applications are sent electronically to professor Vesa Olkkonen, email@example.com.
The application should include the applicant’s CV, publication list and a research plan (max five pages). For Ph.D. students the application should include 1-2 references.
Medix prize of the Minerva Foundation
A prize donated to University of Helsinki for awarding excellent research in biosciences.
Medix Prize is awarded yearly for excellent Finnish scientific research, which has been published the previous year in an internationally reviewed scientific journal. The prize winning article has to be from the field of biomedicine or clinical medicine and carried out as a whole or for most parts in Finland. The amount of Medix Prize is 20 000 €. The first Medix Prize was honoured to Jorma O. Kokkonen and Petri T. Kovanen year 1988.
Minerva Foundation's Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology
Minerva Foundation’s Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology is a 10.000€ prize awarded every other year in the Annual Meeting of the Finnish Endocrine Society to a distinguished Finnish or Nordic scientist in the field of endocrinology. The first prize, year 2017, is honored to a Finnish scientist. The Finnish Endocrine Society nominates three candidates for the prize from whom the Minerva Foundation selects the winner.
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THE FIRST MINERVA FOUNDATION’S BROR-AXEL LAMBERG PRIZE IN ENDOCRINOLOGY WAS AWARDED
Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology was awarded to Professor Jorma Toppari from the University of Turku. The prize is 10.000€ and it was awarded 2017 the first time.
The award ceremony took place on Thursday, 2 November 2017, in Biomedicum Helsinki on the 70th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Endocrine Society. The chair of the Minerva Foundation, Prof. Caj Haglund, delivered the prize.
Ralph Gräsbeck Grant for Research in Laboratory Medicine
The Ralph Gräsbeck grant is awarded every other year for a scientist who has defended his/her doctoral thesis during the past seven years in the field of laboratory medicine and continued doing innovative and high quality research in the same field. The sum awarded is 10.000 €.
Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander's Fund for Research in Odontology