This year's award nominations are in place – University of Copenhagen

07 June 2018

This year's award nominations are in place

The nominations for this year's awards have ticked in and you can now see who has been nominated for the Teacher of the Year Award, the Innovation Award and the Study Environment Award.

Photo: Innovation Award winners 2017

Nominations for the Innovation Award

This is the eighth time that UCPH presents the Innovation Award. The Innovation Award is awarded to outstanding research that benefits society and the business community. This year nine candidates have been nominated for the award:

From the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences:

  • Professor Kristian Strømgaard, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology

From the Faculty of Science:

  • Senior researcher Ida Theilade / Global Development, Department of Food and Ressource Economics
  • Associate professor Thomas Just Sørensen, Department of Chemestry
  • Professor Lise Arleth, X-ray and Neutron Science, Niels Bohr Institute
  • Postdoc Merete Bøgelund Munk, Department of Food Science
  • Microbial Interactions Group / Mette Haubjerg Nicolaisen & Ole Nybroe, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

From the Faculty of Humanities:

  • Postdoc Kristian Møller Moltke Martiny, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication

From the Faculty of Social Sciences:

  • Associate professor Katrine Zeuthen, Centre for Humanistic Psychology, Department of Psychology
  • Associate professor and Head of Centre for Early Intervention and Family Studies, Mette Skovgaard Væver, Department of Psychology

Nominations for the Teacher of the Year Award

The award is given to one of the University’s full- or part-time teachers in recognition for excellent and inspirational teaching. Also known as the “Harald”, after the mathematician Harald Bohr, the award is UCPH’s way of highlighting and appreciating teaching of the highest quality. 30 teachers have been nominated for the “Harald”:

From the Faculty of Humanities

  • Esben Korsgaard Rasmussen, External lecturer, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
  • Gunner Lind, Professor, Saxo Institute
  • Jan Heegård Petersen, Associate Professor, Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics
  • Jan Juhl Lindschouw, Associate Professor, Institut for Engelsk, Germansk og Romansk
  • Jesper Engbo Larnæs, External lecturer, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
  • Lina Henriksen, Senior consultant, Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics
  • Per Ole Rindel, Associate Professor, Saxo Institute
  • Peter Kurt Westergaard, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

From the Faculty of Law

  • Andreas Bloch Ehlers, Associate Professor, Centre for Enterprise Liability
  • Hin-Yan Liu, Associate Professor, Centre for international law, Conflict and Crisis
  • Jakob Blak Wested, Postdoc, Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law

From the Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Ian James Manners, Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Lars Tønder, Professor (MSO), Department of Political Science
  • Marco Piovesan, Professor (MSO), Department of Economics
  • Marie Ebbensgaard, Teaching assistant, Department of Economics
  • Morten Nyboe Tabor, External lecturer, Department of Economics

From the Faculty of Science

  • Anders Tolver, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Christian Lund, Professor, Department of Food and Resource Economics
  • Jonas Martin Peters, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Lars Holm Øgendal, Associate Professor, Niels Bohr Institute
  • Marievè Pouliot, Associate Professor, Department of Food and Resource Economics
  • Niels Agerbirk, Associate Professor, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

From the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

  • Abdullah Mansouri, Teaching assistant, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Anne Nørremølle, Associate Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Dan Stærk, Professor, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology
  • Jan Jensen, Teaching assistant, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Jørgen Olsen, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Mohammad Al-Mahdi A H Al-Karagholi, Teaching assistant, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Simon Francis Thomsen, Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences

From the Faculty of Theology

  • Joakim Garff, Associate Professor, Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre

Nominations for the Study Environment Award

The Study Environment Award is presented to an association, a project or teacher who creates a particularly strong study environment. Here are 12 nominated 'initiatives':

From The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

  • Ditte Brunsgård from "Pusterummet", Student-driven initiative
  • "Pusterummet", Student-driven initiative
  • The coordinating team for tutors, students from the Department of Pharmacy

From The Faculty of Humanities

  • "ToRS på Tværs", Student-driven initiative at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

From The Faculty of Science

  • AVF –”Acacievej our association”, Frederiksberg Campus' studybar
  • "Gastronomisk Legestue", student-driven initiative at the Department of Food Science
  • The Physics initiative "Kvantebal", students from Physics

From The Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Anders Berg-Sørensen, Associate professor, head of studies at the Department of Political Science
  • “Politologisk Filmklub”, Student-driven initiative at the Department of Political Science
  • The Mentor group at the Department of Political Science, Student-driven initiative
  • “Indput”, student magazine at the Department of Psychology

Inter-faculty/The Faculty of Humanities

  • University Football, Student-driven initiative

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