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Published: 06 May, 2014

Three Umeå researchers receive Royal Scholarship for Science, Technology and the Environment

NEWS Three of the 14 scholarships recipients this year from the King Carl XVI Gustaf 50th Anniversary Fund for Science, Technology and the Environment are young researchers at Umeå University: ecologists Jenny Ash and Anouschka Hof, as well as chemist Stina Jansson.

The scholarships were announced on 30 April, in correlation with the H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf’s birthday. They were officially presented in the Royal Palace in Stockholm on 7 May.

Recipients:

Jenny Ask, PhD, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University"How will the Gulf of Bothnia be affected by ocean acidification?”
Amount: SEK 100,000 kronor

Anouschka Hof, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University”Are  black guillemots threated by a warmer climate?” 
Amount: SEK 100,000 

Stina Jansson, PhD, Department of Chemistry, Umeå University"Conversion of organic waste into smart materials" 
Amount: SEK 85,000

More about the Fund:

The King Carl XVI Gustaf 50th Anniversary Fund for Science, Technology and Environment was founded in 1996 to celebrate His Majesty’s 50th birthday. The purpose was to promote research, technological development and enterprise that would contribute to the sustainable use of natural resources and the maintenance of biodiversity. The governing body awards grants to 15–20 young researchers annually.

For more information, please contact:

Jenny Ask, Post doctoral Fellow, Department of Ecology and Environmental SciencePhone: +46 90- 786 78 57
E-mail: jenny.ask@umu.se

Anouschka Hof, Department of Ecology and Environmental SciencePhone: +46 90-786 63 77
E-mail: anouschka.hof@umu.se

Stina Jansson, Associate Senior Lecturer, Deparment of ChemistryPhone: +46 90-786 76 22
E-mail: stina.jansson@umu.se

In photo (from left): Jenny Ask, Anouschka Hof and Stina Jansson.
Photo by: Ingrid Söderbergh

Editor: Ingrid Söderbergh