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Second year in a row: Morten Overgaard elected "Young Scientist" in 2015

Professor Morten Overgaard, AU/AAU, head of the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU) has been recognized by the World Economic Forum with its Young Scientist Award 2015 - for the second year in a row.

2015.05.04 | Henriette Blæsild Vuust

About the World Economic Forum Young Scientists Community

Established in 2008, the Young Scientist community represents the future of science leadership, bringing together the most forward-thinking and advanced scientific minds in the world. The scientists are selected from all regions and a wide range of disciplines. Nominees are pioneers with a proven track record of advancing the frontiers of science, engineering or technology in areas of high societal impact, and are under the age of 40. During their careers, they have exhibited exceptional creativity, thought leadership and high growth potential. Emphasis is placed on individuals with a demonstrated commitment to public service, a deep interest in the global perspective and a strong alignment with the Forum’s mission of improving the state of the world. The individuals have actively engaged in playing a transformational role in integrating scientific knowledge into society for the public good. Nominees possess excellent communication skills, a collaborative attitude and an ability to translate their research for a multistakeholder audience of business, political and civil society leaders. They also demonstrate high personal standards and exceptional research ethics.


Read more at: www.weforum.org