7 of 32 approved applications for research projects at FRIMEDBIO come from the Faculty of Medicine. In addition, four young research talents from the Faculty have been given support.
The Faculty has given the education award to professor Jan Frich for his long-standing and important commitment to educating health managers at all levels of the health service in line with society's needs and wishes.
This year’s award for quality and innovation in the professional programme of study in medicine goes to Jonn Terje Geitung for his innovative form of teaching in several subject areas.
Ruth Prince is one of six researchers in Norway who will receive one of the prestigious ERC Starting Grants awarded this year. The project is an anthropological study that will critically explore moves towards Universal Health Coverage by conducting research among policy-makers, bureaucrats and citizens in three African countries.
Professor of medicine Michael Bretthauer of the Clinical Effectiveness Research Group at the University of Oslo will be the first European editor of the prestigious journal Annals of Internal Medicine. This journal is considered one of the leading medical journals, and Bretthauer will help strengthen the journal's focus on European research.