Sofie Gilbert (second from the right) with the four other "Våg å vite" prize winners. Photo: Martin Toft/Uniforum

​PRIO congratulates Sofie Gilbert on being one of the winners of this year's "Våg å vite" ("Dare to know") prize.

The prize is given to master's theses that combine high academic quality with the courage to challenge established truths in society. The prize is awarded by the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Oslo. 

Sofie's thesis was titled "Correlates of Sexual Violence in Protest Spaces: Evidence from the Egyptian Revolution". For this exceptional work she wins the honor of the prize, as well as 10,000 kroner.

Sofie was a student at the UiO-PRIO Student Programme in 2020.

Congratulations, Sofie!