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The University of Basel and MDPI would like to sincerely congratulate Dr. Metka Hercog, Laure Sandoz and Dr. Katrin Sontag, as well as Dr. Rita Kesselring for winning the GRACE Engagement Award, the first edition of which was held on Wednesday January 24th at the Museum der Kulturen in Basel, Switzerland.
During the ceremony, Metka Hercog, Laure Sandoz and Katrin Sontag presented their work entitled “Highly skilled or highly wanted? A research project on migration, power and privileges”. Rita Kesselring presented her research project entitled “Zambian copper and the swiss commodity trade”.
The prize recognizes projects of talented researchers from the University of Basel, who contribute directly to the global public good with activities of cultural or social engagement and in line with regional development. In its first edition, the award has recognized these two exceptional projects, which have each received 3000 CHF.