Every year the University of Copenhagen rewards the best teacher, outstanding innovation and the extraordinary effort to develop a positive and attractive study environment. Two out of three awards in 2017 went to Copenhagen Science City partner Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.
Digital modernization of courses
The 2017 UCPH teaching award recipient was Flemming Fryd Johansen, Professor MSO at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. A quality specified in his nomination was his relentless efforts to introduce modern digital solutions in his courses. As examples of this, he live streams his classes and keeps a blog about basic pathology.
Combining basic and applied research
Recognised as the most innovative in 2017 was “The Holst Team”, Professor Mette Rosenkilde, Ph.D. student Lærke Smidt Gasbjerg, former Postdoc Alexander Hovard Sparre-Ulrich and Professor Jens Juul Holst. The team secured the Innovation Award 2017 for combining basic and applied research.