Celebration of the Dies Natalis

  • Date: 9 October 2023, 16:00–17:30
  • Location: University Main Building
  • Type: Academic ceremony
  • Organiser: Communication's Division
  • Contact person: Gabriella Almqvist

Come and celebrate the University’s birthday with us! During the ceremony, we will be presenting Uppsala University’s prizes and medals for 2023.

The award ceremony takes place in the Aula Magna, University Main Building. Music by the Royal Academic Chapel, La Cappella and soloist Charlotta Larsson.

Open to all, no tickets needed.

2023 prize winners

The Björkén Prize

Dan I Andersson and Lena Claesson-Welsh

The Uppsala University Innovation Prize - Hjärnäpplet

Inger Persson

The Rudbeck Medal

Annica Black-Schaffer, Gunilla Enblad and Neil Price

The Linnaeus Medal

Matthias Jakobsson

The Ulla and Stig Holmquist Science Prize in Organic Chemistry

Belén Martin Matute

The Oscar Prize

Josefin Lindgren and Elin Svensson

The Martin H:son Holmdahls prize

Prize winner Ove Bring Elisabeth Rynning. Honorable Mention Brian Palmer and Andreas Tolf

The Stig Strömholm Prize for Humanities-oriented Research in Law and Social Sciences

Ukri Soirila

The Distinguished Teaching Award

Karen Brounéus, Henrik Dellestrand, Crister Elvingson, Maria Klingenberg and Tryggve Nevéus

Uppsala Student of the Year

Sigfrid Stjärnholm