Awards

The Geological Society gives out a number of awards and scholarships:

  • Travel scholarship – The Nordic Clay Research Society
    (read more: NSCR_resestipendium)
  • Geological Association’s merit poster
    The medal fund’s scholarship
  • Geologiska Föreningens Jubileumsfond
    (read the statutes: GF_Jubilee Fund Statutes)

Below is a list of the Geological Society’s award winners over the years.

Geological Society’s Merit Plaque

1946 to Karl Esaias Sahlström
“with thanks for many years of unselfish work as the society’s treasurer”
(GFF 68, p. 469). Sahlström (1884–1964) was the society’s treasurer for 33 years (1917–1949).

1957 to Ragnar Sandegren
“with thanks for many years of unselfish work as the society’s editor”
(GFF 79, p. 108). Sandegren (1887–1966) was the society’s secretary and editor for 15 years (1926–1937 and 1952–1954) and its editor for two years (1955-1956).

1968 to Olof Gabrielson
“with thanks for many years of unselfish work as the society’s treasurer”
(GFF 91, p. 138). Gabrielson (1912–1980) was the society’s treasurer for 14 years (1954–1967).

1972 to Erik Åhman
“with thanks for many years of unselfish work as the society’s secretary”
(GFF 95, pp. 299-300). Åhman (1912–1997) was the society’s secretary for 18 years (1955–1972).

2002 to Björn Sundquist
“for his committed and long-standing editorial effort for the society’s two journals”
(Geologiskt forum 33, p. 29; GFF 123, p. 251). Sundquist (b. 1946) was the society’s editor for almost 17 years (1985–2001).

The medal fund’s scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to a younger, ungraduated researcher, who through a contribution in GFF has documented his or hers knowledge. (GFF 96, p. 146.)

1975
to Inger Klingspor, Stockholm, for 1973–1974 (vol. 95–96)

1977
to Torbjörn Skiöld, Stockholm, for 1975–1976 (vol. 97–98)

1979
to Robert Lagerbäck, Stockholm, for 1977–1978 (vol. 99–100)

1982
to Per Gunnar Andréasson, Lund, for 1979–1980 (vol. 101–102)

1984
to Monica Beckholmen, Stockholm, for 1981–1982 (vol. 103–104)

1986
to Åke Johansson, Stockholm, for 1983–1984 (vol. 105–106)
[scholarship not awarded for 1985–1986 (vol. 107–108)]

1989
to Doris Fredholm, Lund, for 1987–1988 (vol. 109-110)

1991
to Ulf Nordlund, Uppsala, for 1989–1990 (Vol. 111–112)

1993
to Mikael Berglund, Uppsala, for 1991–1992 (vol. 113–114)

1995
to Waldemar H. Johannessen, Bergen, Norway, for 1993–1994 (vol. 115–116)

1997
to Dan Holtstam, Stockholm, for 1995–1996 (vol. 117–118)

1999
to Zhang Jianhua, Stockholm, 1997-1998 (Vol. 119-120)

2001
to Mikael Calner, Lund, for 1999–2000 (vol. 121–122)

2003
to Håkan Mattsson, Luleå, for 2001–2002 (vol. 123–124)

2005
to Fredrik A. Hellström, Gothenburg, for 2003–2004 (vol. 125–126)

2007
to Eric Austin Hegart, Gothenburg, for 2005–2006 (vol. 127–128)

Other awards

2005
Best Quaternary Geological Manuscripts submitted 2004-2005 to Kurt Kjær, Copenhagen (published in GFF vol. 126, pp. 209-220)

Receiver of awards from the Geological Society Jubilee Fund

1996
Geologic Society’s Törnebohm Award
to Roland Gorbatschev (Lund) and Ebbe Zachrisson (Uppsala).
See Geologiskt forum no. 12 (1996), pp. 12–13.

1999
Geologic Society’s Hiärne Award
to Per H. Lundegårdh (Mörbylånga) and Sven Laufeld (Munka Ljungby).
See Geologiskt forum No. 21 (1999), p. 12.

2000
Geologic Society’s Lindgren Award
to Erland Grip (Huddinge) and Krister Sundblad (Trondheim).
See Geologiskt forum No. 25 (2000), p. 28.

2001
Geologic Society’s Linnarsson Award
to Maurits Lindström (Stockholm). See Geologiskt forum no. 29 (2001), p. 30

Geologic Society’s Nathorst Award
to Anita Löfgren (Lund).
See Geologiskt forum no. 29 (2001), p. 30

2002
Geologic Society’s Torell Award
to Christian Hjort (Lund).
See Geologiskt forum No. 33 (2002), p. 31

2003
Geologic Society’s Wickman Award
to Eric Welin and Stefan Claesson (Stockholm).
See Geologiskt forum No. 38 (2003), p. 3.

2004
Geologic Society’s De Geer Award
to Jan Lundqvist and Björn B. Berglund.

2005
Geologic Society’s Hiärne Award
to Lars Werdelin (Stockholm).
See Geologiskt forum no. 46 (2005), p. 3.

2006
Geologic Society’s Angelin Award
to professor emeriuts Jan Bergström, Swedish Museum of Natural History.

2007
Geologic Society’s Torell Award
to Robert Lagerbäck, SGU in Uppsala.

2008
Geologic Society’s Erdmann Award
to Ulf Hålenius, Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm.
See Geologiskt forum no. 58 (2008), p. 3.

2009
Geologic Society’s Tilas Award
to Olov Selinus, SGU in Uppsala.

2010
Geologic Society’s Hiärne Award
to Karin Eriksson.

2011
Geologic Society’s Pettersson Award
to Martin Jakobsson, Stockholm University.

Geologic Society’s Lindgren Award
to Pär Weihed, Luleå University of Technology.
See Geologiskt forum no. 72 (2011), p. 3.

2012
Geological Society’s von Post Award
to Ingemar Renberg, Umeå University.

2013
Geological Society’s Jan Bergström Award to young researchers
to Martin Stein, Copenhagen University.
See Geologiskt forum No. 78 (2013), p. 7.

Geological Society’s Ramberg Medal
to Håkan Sjöström, Hans Ramberg’s tectonic laboratory, Uppsala University.
See Geologiskt forum No. 78 (2013), pp. 8–9.

2014
Geological Society’s Jan Bergström Award to young researchers
to Emma Hammarlund, University of Southern Denmark.

Geological Society’s Törnebohm Award
to Thomas Lundqvist.

2015
Geological Society’s Jan Bergström Award to young researchers
to Allison Daley, Oxford University.
See Geologiskt forum no. 86 (2015), p. 32.

Geologic Society’s Hiärne Award
to the editors of Geologiskt forum: Anna Kim-Andersson and Joakim Mansfeld.
See Geologiskt forum no. 86 (2015), p. 32.

2016
Geological Society’s Jan Bergström Award to young researchers
to Frances Deegan, Uppsala University.
See Geologiskt forum no. 92 (2016), p. 17.

Geological Society’s Lindström Award
to Risto Kumpulainen, Stockholm University.
See Geologiskt forum no. 92 (2016), p. 17.

2017
Geological Society’s Jan Bergström Award to young researchers
to Nils Jansson, Luleå University of Technology.
See Geologiskt forum no. 96 (2017), p. 25.

Geological Society’s Munthe Award
to Svante Björck, Lund University.
See Geologiskt forum no. 96 (2017), p. 25.

2018
Geological Society’s Jan Bergström Award to young researchers
to Anders Lindskog, Lund University.
See Geologiskt forum no. 100 (2018), p. 11.

Geological Society’s Wickman Award
to Jenny Andersson, Geological Survey of Sweden
See Geologiskt forum no. 100 (2018), p. 11.

2019
Geological Society’s Jan Bergström Award to young researchers
to Iwona Klonowska, Uppsala University.
See Geologiskt forum no. 104 (2019), p. 27.

Geological Society’s Linnarsson Award
to Lars Holmer, Uppsala universitet.
See Geologiskt forum no. 104 (2019), p. 27.

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