Chalmers Foundation Award 2013 focuses on internationalisation
The Foundation Award is presented annually to a Chalmers employee for a recent and commendable achievement that has noticeably promoted the development of the University. When choosing the recipient for 2013, the Award Committee will seek to highlight in particular an achievement that has contributed to quality-enhancing internationalisation.
Internationalisation at Chalmers is aimed at cross-border collaboration, increasing the quality of the work at the University and promoting development from a collective, sustainability perspective. We are now seeking good examples of achievements that have reinforced quality through internationalisation in education, research and operational support. This could be reflected in new forms of collaboration, managerial undertakings, special development initiatives by faculty members/researchers or within support functions.
As an employee or student at Chalmers, you are invited to make nominations for the Award. Take the opportunity to highlight the work and personal qualities of a co-worker, colleague or manager. All nominations will be assessed by an Award Committee.
The final date for nominations is Monday, January 21, 2013.
The proposal should be for a current achievement and should include a concrete description of the nominee's contribution to the results. The nominee must be employed at Chalmers University of Technology but can belong to any sector or category of employee.
The Award comprises a personal payment of SEK 25,000 and an activity grant of SEK 100,000.
An important task of the Chalmers University of Technology Foundation is to stimulate the development of the University's activities. For a number of years the Foundation has contributed to quality and renewal through funding within selected areas. The Foundation Award was established to highlight in particular the crucial importance of Chalmers employees to the success of the University and to focus on examples that act as a source of inspiration. The Award is presented to one person each year and was presented for the first time in 2006.
The award winner in 2006 was Olle Rutgersson for his efforts in strengthening shipping and marine technology within a short period of time. In 2007, the Award went to Lennart Lundgren for his work in making the High School Centre at Chalmers a reality. The Award in 2008 was presented to Christian Azar for his extensive collaboration with various community agencies with the aim of increasing knowledge and insight into the climate threat. The Award in 2009 went to Ulla Edvardsson for development in her role as webmaster. In 2010, the Award was presented to Lennart Vamling in recognition of his highly commendable leadership as head of department. The winner in 2011 was Jan-Olov Yxell for his outstanding contribution as a photographer.
In 2012, the award went to Marie Arehag in recognition of her persistent and purposeful contribution to reinforcing the perspective-enriching elements and pedagogical quality of programmes at Chalmers.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Mattias Königsson, tel. 031-772 26 05
The Award Committee has been appointed in consultation with the Faculty Board, the Student Union and the trade unions. The members are:
Associate Professor Ingrid Elam, Chair
Professor Catharina Dyrssen, Architecture
Professor Hans Johannesson, Product Development
Printer Erik Lindblom, Reproservice
Oskar Luvö, MScEng, Student Union
Former Member of Parliament Cecilia Nilsson, member of the Foundation Board
Secretary: Mattias Königsson, Foundation Office