The amount awarded for this annual prize is SEK 100,000.
A jury consisting of five IVA Fellows chooses the award winner. The jury is headed by IVA’s President Tuula Teeri and the other jury members are: Associate Professor Hans Bergström, former Editor-in-Chief for Dagens Nyheter; honorary Doctor of Medicine Jan-Olov Johansson, agronomist and head of Vetenskapsradion (science radio programme) for many years; Björn O. Nilsson, former President of IVA and County Governor of Norrbotten; and Professor Lena Treschow Torell, former President and Chairman of IVA.
The Award is given out annually, usually in connection with the Assembly of the Academy.
Nominate candidates for the Award
Do you know of a person or editorial staff active in journalism who you think is a good example of a scientific approach in the media and deserves to be recognised for that? You are welcome to submit your nominee for IVA’s award for science journalism – the Hans Bergström Award. The nomination period for the 2022 award is from mid-January until 1 March 2022.
2021: Amina Manzoor, DN/Expressen
2020: Ingrid Carlberg, author and freelance journalist
2019: Åke Spross, Upsala Nya Tidning
2018: Katarina Gunnarsson, Sveriges Radio
2017: PM Nilsson, Dagens industri
2016: Bosse Lindquist, SVT
2015: Anders Bolling, DN