Winners of Lithuanian Science Prizes 2023 Announced

07 02 2024

On 6 February, the Commission for Lithuanian Science Prizes announced the winners of these prizes for 2023.

In the field of the humanities, the prize is awarded to Mindaugas Paknys for his cycle ‘Studies into Pažaislis Monastery and the Camaldolese Order (the 17th–19th Centuries)’. In the field of the social sciences, the prize is awarded to Evaldas Kazlauskas for the cycle of studies ‘Research on Psychological Stress: Diagnosis, Prevalence, Coping, and Effectiveness of Psychological Interventions’.

The laureates in the field of the natural sciences are Jūras Banys, Mantas Šimėnas, Jan Macutkevič, Šarūnas Svirskas, Sergejus Balčiūnas, Vidmantas Kalendra, and Robertas Grigalaitis for their research cycle ‘Microwave Spectroscopy of Functional Materials’ and Arūnas Jagminas for his research cycle ‘Studies into the Formation, Characterisation, and Applications of Marketable Nanotructures’.

In the field of medicine and health sciences, Laura Malinauskienė and Rūta Dubakienė are awarded the prize for their cycle of research studies ‘Food and Chemical Allergy: From Neonatal Cohorts to Epidemiological, Experimental, and Molecular Studies’ and Kęstutis Ručinskas, Vilius Janušauskas, Robertas Stasys Samalavičius, and Pranas Šerpytis for their research ‘Introduction of Mechanical Circulatory Life Support Systems into Clinical Practice and Improvement of the Methodology’.

Antanas Žilinskas is awarded the prize in the field of echnological sciences for the series of studies ‘Innovative Algorithms for Complex Global Optimisation Problems’.

Information: press release of the Commission for Lithuanian Science Prizes

Translation: Diana Barnard