Nordea Science Prize 2016, Kristiina Oksman
Nordea Science Prize 2016 Goes to Bio4Energy Researcher Kristiina Oksman
The Nordea Science Prize 2016 has been awarded Bio4Energy researcher Kristiina Oksman, professor at the Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and adjunct professor at Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto. She received it during a prize ceremony held last weekend at Luleå in northern Sweden. It is the Swedish bank Nordea, in cooperation with the LTU vice-chancellor and deans, who decide on and hand out the prize each year to a scientist who has made “outstanding contributions to the promotion of scientific research and development” and who has been “a good representative [of] the university”, according to a press release from the LTU.