The annual Lars Salvius Prize, SEK 100 000, is given to one or several natural persons or legal entities that have made significant and outstanding contributions in science and popular science communication, scientific research or journalism.
Siv Strömquist was awarded the 2016 year's Prize
The 2016 Lars Salvius Prize, 100 000 SEK, was awarded to Siv Strömquist, docent at Department of Scandinavian Languages.
The award was announced at a ceremony at Språkforum 2016 i Stockholm den 11 mars 2016.
The Lars Salvius Society's jury
A jury consisting of five persons selects the prize winner. The jury's decision is confidential until the time of the awards ceremony. Everyone has the opportunity to propose candidates for the prize.
The Lars Salvius Society's jury for 2016 consisted of Torbjörn Santérus (Chairman), publisher Santérus Förlag, Alexandra Borg, FD Researcher, Department of Literature Uppsala University, Sven Ove Hansson, Professor in Philosophy at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Henrik Höjer, Science Journalist and Editor at the magazine Forskning & Framsteg, Gunn Johansson professor emerita Department of Psychology Stockholm University.