Published: 10-11-2017 13:41 | Updated: 10-11-2017 13:44

Emma Frans nominated for Swedish Grand Prize for Journalism

Emma Frans, researcher at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at Karolinska Institutet, has been nominated for the Swedish Grand Prize for Journalism in the Voice of the Year category.

The jury explained the nomination as follows: “For addressing the resistance to facts in such an entertaining manner and with scientific precision revealing the Internet's incessant myths.”

Emma Frans is a postdoctoral researcher at KI studying psychiatry and pharmaceutical epidemiology. She recently published the book Larmrapporten – att skilja vetenskap från trams [Scare Stories – Separating Science from Nonsense] (Volante).

The winners of each category will be revealed at the prize ceremony at Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm on 23 November.