The University of Bern awards research prizes for Environmental Research and Gender Studies. The prizes are directed particularly at young researchers.
Bernese Award for Environmental Research
The Bernese Award for Environmental Research, granted every two years, aims to promote disciplinary and interdisciplinary research in environmental sciences and sustainability at the University of Bern. Recipients are recognized for outstanding scientific research that makes a relevant contribution to society, or lays the foundations for a better understanding of environmental and sustainability problems and their solutions, as well as impulses for practice. The prize is directed particularly at young researchers.
Barbara Lischetti award
The Barbara Lischetti award, granted every two years, is aimed at promoting gender research at the University of Bern. Young researchers are recognized for outstanding PhD dissertations that discuss a topic of gender studies or use a corresponding approach.