The subscriptions for the DANWISE prize 2022 are now open. The nomination period is open until 25th February 2022. Nominees can be individual persons, departments, or other functional teams or organizations from one of the Danish Universities, a life science industry, union, or grant funding agency. The nominee or a third party can submit nominations. Find here more information on how to nominate someone for the DANWISE Prize 2022.
We strongly encourage nominations from men, women, and other gender identities.
The winner of the DANWISE Prize will be announced on 8th March 2022.
In 2021, the recognition was awarded to professors Jens Hjorth and Anja C. Andersen.
Jens was selected as a winner based on:
– Long-standing work in gender equality in academia highlighting inequality in the distribution of funding by the DFF over a ten year window
– Diverse contacts to the media on gender equality and retaining talent
– The initiatives taken and success achieved in the recruitment of young female talent into the Physics area at the University of Copenhagen
– The encouragement of taking paternity leave bringing forth longer employment contracts locally in the Institute
Anja was selected as a winner based on:
– Long-standing work in gender equality in academia
– Contributions on the Task Force for women in Research and Leadership
– Work in improving diversity for women in Physics at the University of Copenhagen
– Co-initiation of the researcher’s #metoo petition last fall.
– Media outreach in these issues