The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS) is the oldest Academy in Norway. This year´s Gunnerus Medal, the highest medal of honor by DKNVS, goes to the Academy members May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser. The Mosers were the 2014 Nobel Laureates for Medicine or Physiology, for their discovery of the grid cells, a group of neurons in our brain enabling one finds the way back home.
The DKNVS’s scientific award to younger researchers this year goes to Heidrun Åm (Social Science) and Evandro Fei Fang (Medical fields). The two researchers receive NOK 75,000 each.