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25 April 2016

Professor of psychology wins prestigious award

Barbara Hoff Esbjørn, Department of Psychology, receives the Science Communication Award 2016.

Professor with special responsibilities, Barbara Hoff Esbjørn, has received the Science Communication Award 2016 for excellent science communication skills regarding her research in anxiety in childhood.

Congratulations to Barbara with the award!

The award of DKK 100,000 was presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary at the opening of the Danish Science Festival at UCPH Zoological Museum on Monday 25 April. Minister for Higher Education and Science Ulla Tørnæs also congratulated the award winner at the presentation.

The Science Communication Award is awarded annually by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science after recommendations provided by the Danish Council for Independent Research – Humanities (FKK).

Read news article (in Danish) on the Faculty website.