Mohn Prize 2022 – Call for nominations

UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Academia Borealis – The Academy of Sciences and Letters of Northern Norway, and Tromsø Research Foundation welcome nominations for The International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic (The Mohn Prize).

The Mohn Prize, which carries a cash award of 2 million NOK (approximately 195 000 €), is awarded biennially.

The prize is awarded to an individual or to a research group who has published excellent research related to the Arctic, who holds a leading position internationally in his/her/their field of research, and who has brought to light groundbreaking new knowledge related to nature and/or culture in the Arctic.

Nominees for the prize will be evaluated by an international scientific committee.

The recipient of the Mohn Prize will be announced in October 2021, and the award ceremony will take place in Tromsø in early 2022.

We hereby invite you to nominate candidates for the Mohn Prize 2022.

Nominations should be submitted using the nomination form available at

The deadline for nominations is the 31st of July 2021.

For further information, click on this link. 

Professor Ove Tobias Gudmestad has been awarded as the recipient of the 2018 Jin S. Chung Award


The International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, has  selected Prof. Gudmestad as the recipient of the Jin S. Chung Award for the year 2018.

This award is given annually, starting in 2006, to recognize outstanding creative and innovative contributions to the offshore, ocean and polar engineering fields. The award committee with members from Europe, Asia and North America received outstanding nominations from Asia, Europe, and North America, and evaluated documents of all the nominees’ professional achievements prepared by the nominators.

The award will be presented to Prof. Gudmestad at the 28th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference in Sapporo, Japan, June 10-15, 2018.

Prof. Ove Tobias Gudmestad