Starting out in Germany in 2000, such Young Academies now exist in close to 30countries. In competition with 160 other researchers, Simula researcher and head of the Biomedical Computing departmentMarie Rognes ha sbeen selected as one of the 20 founding members of the Young Academy of Norway.
The Young Academy of Norway will be established on October 29. Itsmission is to be an interdisciplinary meeting place, and serve as aplatform for research policy development. The Young Academy of Norwayhas an ambition to be a power house for research dissemination and anattractive discussion arena. The Academy is an initiative of theNorwegian Academy of Science and Letters, with funding from theMinistry of Research and Education.
Marie will join some of the most promising young researchers in allfields from psychology and applied music to medicine and theoreticalchemistry. We congratulate Marie!
You can also read more on the pages of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (in Norwegian).