The Jens Wærhaug prize

In memory of the famous Norwegian periodontist, Dr. Jens Wærhaug, Scandinavian Society of Periodontology grant the Jens Wærhaug Prize to an established researcher, who has significantly contributed to scientific development and understanding of the field of periodontology.

Previous winners of the award:

  • 2017: Prof. Sirkka Asikainen, Professor Emerita, Umeå University, Sweden & Adjunct Professor, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 2013: Prof. Mogens Kilian, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • 2010: Prof. Timo Sorsa, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 2007: Prof. Stefan Renvert, Kristianstad University, Sweden

ScSP Young Researcher Award

Scandinavian Society of Periodontology grants Young Researcher Award to one (or two) young oral/poster presenters during its bi-annual congress.

Previous winners of the award:

  • 2017: Gökhan Kasnak, University of Turku, Finland
  • 2013: Christian Damgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2011: Mervi Gursoy, University of Turku, Finland
  • 2010: Anna Passoja, University of Oulu, and, Ulvi Gürsoy, University of Turku, Finland

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