In the national final of Researchers’ Grand Prix, researchers compete to make the most understandable, captivating and inspiring presentation of their research – in just four minutes.

Yingwei Ouyang, Chalmers, participated in Researchers’ Grand Prix 20/21. Photo: Erik Cronberg

The Researchers’ Grand Prix (Forskar Grand Prix) is a competition in which researchers in Sweden compete to find out who is best at presenting their research in just four minutes. Participants qualify for a place in the final via regional heats and two online heats. At the final in Stockholm, the finalists compete to determine who receives the honour of taking home the title.   The audience together with an expert jury decide on the winner. The winner will receive 15,000 SEK to be used for a study trip or other type of professional development activity.

Regional heats

Finalists will have qualified from the following regional heats:

  • Forskar Grand Prix Digital, the online heat of 2022
  • Lund/Helsingborg, Lund University
  • Eskilstuna, Mälardalen University
  • Luleå. Teknikens Hus
  • Stockholm, House of Science together with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, Karolinska Institute and Scania.
  • Umeå, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Umeå University/Curiosum science centre.
Josefin Johansson.

Time & place

Thursday 1 December 2022 at Nalen, Stockholm.


Josefin Johansson, TV host, comedian, author, and actor.


  • Karin Adelsköld, comedian and TV host.
    • Evaluates the presentation: To what degree the contestant succeeds in engaging the public through their body language, movement, voice, etc.
  • Amina Manzoor, medical reporter at Expressen.
    • Evaluates insight & comprehension: The contestant’s use of language (easy/difficult words, vivid descriptions, etc.)
Karin Adelsköld
Amina Manzoor

More information

The final is still available on:

The Researchers’ Grand Prix has been organised jointly by the Swedish non-profit organisation VA (Public & Science), in collaboration with the Swedish research councils FormasForteVinnova and the Swedish Research Council since 2012.

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