Yevgeniya Tomkiv works on improving risk communication about ionizing radiation. She presented results of her media study, where she looked at the way radiation risks were communicated in the newspapers after the nuclear accident in Fukushima in 2011. She received one of the top scores from the professional judges.
Researcher grand prix (Forsker grand prix) is an event where 10 researchers are given 4 minutes each on stage to present their research in front of a wide audience.
Afterwards they will be judged by the audience, equipped with hand-held remotes for audience response, and a panel of judges that will award the participants with points and state their reasons for giving them on the basis of their individual fields (academia, media and performing arts).