The Inspiration Award
The Inspiration Award is given to a group of staff and/or students who have made a special effort to work with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
SDU presents and annual award of DKK 25.000 to staff and or/students who have made a special and inspiring effort in relation to the UN’s SDGs.
The award is given for an initiative that can provide inspiration to others at the university as well as in the outside world. The award aims to motivate everyone at the SDU to relate their work to the SDGs.
The recognition for these special efforts is made at the Annual University Celebration.
Previous award winners
The startup Mewalii
A group consisting of two Bachelors of Engineering and a student at Sports and Health receives the Inspiration Prize 2020 for their idea of a sustainable sanitary towel made from plant fibres. The group consists of Frederikke Dahl, Emilie Søby Eriksen and Simone Westergaard.
Christine Stabell Benn
The first Inspiration Award was given to Professor Christine Stabell Benn and her team of researchers from the Department of Clinical Research.