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The ceremony of the 2011 Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching "Vassilis XANTHOPOULOS - Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS"

Nov 29, 2011

The ceremony of the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching "Vassilis XANTHOPOULOS - Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS" will be held at the main Hall of the National Library in Athens on December 13 2011, at 19.00 p.m.

The award will be presented by H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Karolos Papoulias to Panayotis E. Macheras, Professor of Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, School of Pharmacy, University of Athens. Mr. Charalambos Moutsopoulos, Professor of Medicine, University of Athens, will present the academic work of the awardee. Professor Macheras will then give a talk on:

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The year 2011 marks the 21st anniversary of the establishment of the Award, which is the only academic prize in Greece that rewards the excellence in academic teaching.

The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) established this Award in the memory of Vassilis Xanthopoulos and Stephanos Pnevmatikos. They were both distinguished professors at the University of Crete, members of FORTH and internationally renowned scientists who were murdered in 1990, while teaching an advanced seminar.

The selection of the awardees is made by a committee of distinguished academic teachers from a wide range of scientific areas and the awardees upon their selection become automatically a committee member.

For further information:
Kalliroi Mavrantoni
FORTH/Central Administration
P.O. Box 1385
GR-711 10 Heraklion
Τel.: +302810391509, Fax: +302810391513