Diversity Award

Call for nominations, 2022 Biomedicine Diversity Award

Do you know someone who has contributed in an extraordinary manner to diversity at the Department of Biomedicine? You can now nominate this person to the 2022 Biomedicine Diversity Award.

Nomination Guidelines

The nominee should be a role model to promote diversity and inclusion by criteria such as, but not limited to:

  • Distributing responsibilities across genders and age
  • Allowing flexible working hours for parents and having a positive mindset about parental leave for both genders
  • Supporting initiatives to ensure well-being of students and colleagues
  • Recruiting students/employees based on advertisements that are carefully worded to be inclusive
  • Having the courage to express inclusive attitudes publicly

Nominations can originate from any employee or student based at the Department of Biomedicine. Please fill in the nomination form.


Nominations must be submitted no later than June 10, 12 pm

Selection Process

The recipient will be selected by the Diversity Award evaluation committee based on his/her commitment to diversity.

Presentation of Award

The award along with 10.000 DKK to the recipients annuum will be presented at the Department Day, Wednesday, June 22, 09.00-12.00, 1253-211, Merete Barker


Do not hesitate to contact mette.richner@biomed.au.dk or thomas@biomed.au.dk.

Evaluation committee members

  • Thomas G. Jensen (Head of Department)
  • Morten S. Nielsen (Deputy Head of Department, West)
  • Birgitte Mønster Christensen (Deputy Head of Department, South)
  • Søren Riis Paludan (Deputy Head of Department for Research)
  • Thomas Juhl Corydon (Deputy Head of Department, East)
  • Ebbe Bødtkjer (Member of Committee for Diversity and Equality, AU)
  • Hande Login (Lab manager, Dept. of Biomedicine)
  • Joanna Kalucka (Member of DANWISE)
  • Mette Richner (Member of DANWISE)