Announcement of the winner of the Mohn Prize 2022

Welcome to the announcement of the Mohn Prize winner 2022. 

The Mohn Prize seeks to recognize outstanding research related to the Arctic. Foto: Bjørn Hatteng/UiT

The International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic (The Mohn Prize) has been established in collaboration by Academia Borealis The Academy of Sciences and Letters of Northern Norway (NNVA), Tromsø research foundation (TFS) and UiT The Arctic University of Norway (UiT). The prize amounts to 2 million NOK, and is awarded biennially.

Here you can read more about the Mohn Prize and former winners

The Mohn Prize seeks to recognize outstanding research related to the Arctic. The award also aims at putting issues that are central to the further development of the Arctic on the national and international agenda. Now the time has come to announce who is the winner of the Mohn Prize 2022. 


  • What is the Mohn Prize?
    by Synnøve des Bouvrie, President of Academia Borealis, Northern-Norway’s Academy of Science and Letters
  • Announcement of the winner 
    by Dag Rune Olsen, Rector of UiT the Arctic University of Norway
  • Greetings from the winner
  • Professional justification of the award 
    by Marit Reigstad, Professor, UiT the Arctic University of Norway
  • Arctic Frontiers as arena for awarding of the prize
    by Anu Fredrikson, Executive Director of Arctic Frontiers
  • Entertainment
    by the Music conservatory, UiT

There will be served some refreshments. Please, follow the link for online registration. Registration deadline is 9 of November. 

You can also follow the ceremony on stream by following this link. 

Når: 12.11.21 kl 14.00–15.00
Hvor: Lysgården, Framsenteret
Sted: Digitalt, Tromsø
Målgruppe: Ansatte, Studenter, Gjester / eksterne, Inviterte
Lenke: Klikk her
Kontakt: Tatiana Savinova

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