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The Ulla and Stig Holmquist Science Prize in Organic Chemistry

The prize is awarded annually ‘to a researcher in the field of organic chemistry whose main work has been done in Sweden and who has done pioneering work in that discipline.’

As stipulated in the donation, the prize was first awarded in 2005. It is conferred by the Vice-Chancellor of the University, selected from nominations submitted by the respective deans of the Section for Chemistry, the Faculty of Pharmacy, and the Faculty of Medicine.

The prize is awarded at the Winter Conferment Ceremony.

Previous recipients of the Holmquist Prize:

  • 2017:  Kálmán J. Szabó
  • 2016:  Kristina Luthman
  • 2015:  Pher G. Andersson
  • 2014:  Mats Larhed
  • 2013:  Licheng Sun
  • 2012:  Per Ahlberg
  • 2011:  Peter Somfai
  • 2010:  Olov Sterner
  • 2009:  Björn Åkermark
  • 2008:  Bengt Långström
  • 2007:  Torbjörn Frejd
  • 2006:  Christina Moberg
  • 2005:  Jan-Erling Bäckvall
  • 2004:  Anders Hallberg