Tore Midtvedt awarded The Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav 1st class
Photo: Elisabeth Norin
Professor Tore Midtvedt has been awarded The Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav 1st class for his work within the field of Medical Microbiology. The Order of Saint Olav is a Norwegian order of chivalry that was instituted by King Oscar I on August 21, 1847. The orders are presented by the Norwegian monarchy for outstanding achievements for both the nation and humanity: "belønning for utmerkede fortjenester av fedrelandet og menneskeheten"