Distinguished Teaching Award to Christer Elvingson
Each year, Uppsala University presents distinguished teaching awards for outstanding contributions in undergraduate education according to specific nomination categories. Senior Lecturer Christer Elvingson, Physical Chemistry, has been awarded the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award in Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology.
The recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Awards are selected from nominations made by students and colleagues. The selection is made by the Vice-Chancellor after proposals from a preparatory committee.
The motivation for awarding Christer the Distinguished Teaching Awards reads:
"Through his great commitment to students, his mentoring and his excellent teaching ability, as well as through a number of management assignments in the field of education, Elvingson has become a highly valued teacher at the Section of Chemistry. He has created new courses included in several different degree programmes and has also run targeted educational projects, including to improve students’ chances to prepare for laboratory sessions. Elvingson has been described as a hero among students and staff for his teaching initiatives."