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19.12.2023

FORTH’s 2023 Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching goes to Professor Dionysios Kokkinos

The 33rd award ceremony for the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stefanos Pnevmatikos takes place on Friday, December 22, 2023, in the Old Parliament in Athens. The Prize will be awarded by Η.Ε. the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, to Dionysios Kokkinos, Professor Emeritus of the Medicine School at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

The work of Dionysios Kokkinos will be presented by the Emeritus Professor of the University of Athens, Panayotis Macheras.

This year marks 33 years since FORTH has established the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, an institution that annually rewards excellence and dedication to university teaching.

The award stands in memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stefanos Pnevmatikos, two inspiring professors and brilliant scientists at the University of Crete, who were murdered on the evening of November 27, 1990, while teaching an advanced graduate seminar.

For further information:

Mavrantoni Kalliroi, V. Xanthopoulos- St. Pnevmatikos Award Committee, Foundation for Research and Technology- HELLAS

Tel. 00302810391509, Email: kalliroi@admin.forth.gr