Kristina Edström is being awarded a gold medal of honor from Uppsala Municipality
Every year, the Uppsala Municipality awards gold medals of honor to a small number of Uppsala residents for their valuable services to the municipality or who in some other way are considered to have earned the municipality's award.
This year, Prof. Kristina Edström, at the research programme for structural chemistry at the Department of Chemistry - Ångström, is honored by being awarded a medal "for her many years of research and science in chemistry and with her leadership and world-leading research on next generation batteries - a necessity for energy storage in a fossil-free society - inspires researchers in Uppsala, within the EU and around the world ".
It was at the City Council meeting on 11 October, that it was announced that this year's five honorary medals will be awarded to Uppsala residents Johan Carlsson, Peter Gerhardsson, Kristina Edström, Lars Jonsson and the Uppsala-based Margaretha Svensson Paras.
The medals of honor will be awarded at a medal dinner at Uppsala Castle on 6 May, 2022.