January 2016 - The Olav Thon Foundation has granted 1,5 million Norwegian Crowns (ca. 150.000€) for field research in Hessdalen. The amount was given to Project Hessdalen because of excellence in student participation in research. Since many years Science Camps are run in Hessdalen in September. With help of the found the Science Camp will be extended to two and a half weeks in 2016 and it will be possible to set up more mountain camps than in previous years.