Adel Daoud is awarded the Zetterberg prize for 2022
24 October 2022
Adel Daoud is awarded the Zetterberg Prize 2022 for his innovative contributions to social science research on classical social issues such as child poverty, ill-health and justice.
The sociologist Adel Daoud, is awarded the Zetterberg Prize 2022 for “his innovative contributions to social science research on classical social issues such as child poverty, ill-health and justice. In the spirit of Hans Zetterberg, he has made theoretical contributions that have practical implications for some of the most pressing global challenges that we are facing today. Through methodologically sophisticated analyses, he has pushed the empirical research frontier forward. Daoud’s ability to secure external research funding is not only a quality indicator per se, it also paves the way for future research on the topics he has chosen to focus on. His contributions to sociology provide us therefore with much needed guidance when addressing some of the greatest societal challenges of our time. “
The Hans L. Zetterberg Prize in Sociology is awarded annually to young researchers from Sweden or abroad, who with their scholarly work in sociology, preferably by fruitfully combining theory and practice, have advanced the research front. The prize sum is SEK 100,000.
The prize will be presented during a ceremony in the University on 12 December at 14:15, in Sal VIII. Professor Daoud will also give a public lecture on the topic ‘From Economic Sociology to Computational Social Science, and Beyond’.
Adel Daoud is senior associate professor at Department of Management and Engineering (IEI) and The Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS) at Linköping University and affiliated associate professor in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence for the Social Sciences, Division of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology.
Adel Daoud is also a member of the Young Academy of Sweden and the Academy Research Fellow, Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History, and Antiquities.
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