Dyrssen award 2020

Master theses in the marine field that have been approved between July 1st 2019 and June 30th 2020 are eligible for nomination for the 2020 Dyrssen award. The project must be within a marine science discipline and examined at a Swedish university. The two best theses receive a cash prize and are invited to speak at the Marine Science Conference. Cash prizes are 10.000 SEK for first prize and 5.000 SEK for second prize.

The Dyrssen award is managed by the SHF. The award honors David Dyrssen (1922 - 2011), emeritus professor of analytical chemistry at the University of Gothenburg. As one of the founding members of the SHF, he spent his career being an active proponent for the promotion of trans-disciplinary research for the marine sciences.

We accept nominations for the 2020 Dyrssen award until August 21st. For information about nominations to the Dyrssen award please contact dyrssen(at)shf.se.

Nominate candidates to the Dyrssen Award 2020 - the nominations are now opened

Master science theses in the marine field approved between July 1st 2019 and June 30th 2020 are eligible for the 2020 Dyrssen award. The project must be within a marine science discipline and be examined at a university in Sweden. Nominations can be sent to us by the student but it needs to include a nomination letter from the supervisor or the examiner. The nomination should include all of the following:

  • The thesis as a pdf
  • Nomination letter from the supervisor or examiner
  • The nominee's full name, address, and e-mail
  • University and Department that approved the thesis
  • Name of supervisor or examiner and their e-mail address
  • Number of credits (högskolepoäng)

The nomination should be sent to dyrssen(at)shf.se, you can also contact us at this e-mail with any questions regarding the Dyrssen awards.

The prizes are awarded in during the SHF annual meeting in the fall of 2020 by video link.