Heggen Upper Secondary School
Elin Haugum, Emilie Jensen og Adele F. E. Grønningsæther from Heggen upper secondary school in Troms, is awarded the first prize in the Holberg Prize School Project with their research project: "Norsk holder 'basically' på å dø ut."
Francesca Refsum Jensenius
The Norwegian political scientist Francesca R. Jensenius is awarded the 2018 Nils Klim Prize for her research on electoral dynamics, development, and the empowerment of women and minority groups in India and elsewhere.
News Holberg Prize
The following is a transcript from the acceptance speech held by Holberg Laureate Cass Sunstein, at the Award Ceremony in the University Aula, on June 6, 2018
Today, the Holberg Prize was conferred upon Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway.
Nils Klim Prize News
In 2011, Jørn Jacobsen was awarded the Nils Klim Prize for his research into Norwegian criminal law. In this interview from 2017 he talks about why he chose an academic career, the value of legal theory, and challenges in criminal law.
"I am interested in how laws and regulations that are meant to promote justice or equality work in practice. How quickly can we see changes in society?" says Nils Klim Laureate Francesca R. Jensenius.