Meet the Skolarists

Over the years we have had the pleasure to meet a colourful bunch of brilliant Skolar Award applicants. Read the stories and thoughts of our previous finalists.

Skolar Award 2017 winner shares his story

25.5.2018

Johan Seijsing’s groundbreaking research digs into tackling antibiotic resistence with enzymes. He proposes to use enzymes found in nature as a novel treatment against bacterial infections. Let’s give a round of applause to the winner!

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Meet the winner of 2017: Johan Seijsing

11.5.2018

Johan Seijsing’s groundbreaking research digs into tackling antibiotic resistence with enzymes. He proposes to use enzymes found in nature as a novel treatment against bacterial infections. Let’s give a round of applause to the winner!

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Meet the Skolar Award 2017 finalists

10.5.2018

From mitigating climate change to curing cancer, here are the ten ambitious research proposals that proceeded to the Skolar Award finals in 2017.

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How Skolar Award helped a postdoc land massive research funding

29.9.2017

Skolar Award alumnus Juha Koivisto recently received a quarter million euro research grant – and his experience at Slush played an important role in bagging it.

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Skolar Award winner Virpi Virjamo: Being a postdoc is a dream job and an uncertain rollercoaster

12.9.2017

Skolar Award 2016 gave Virpi Virjamo a boost of confidence and made her realize the importance of her work during a time when research funding is difficult to obtain.

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“The experience will be very different from your ordinary work day.”

Johan Seijsing, Skolar Award 2017 winner