Stockholms universitets guldmedalj i 8:e storleken i band
Foto: Eva Dalin

Stockholm University's gold medal in the 8th size was established in 2010 and is awarded to a person who has significantly contributed/helped to strengthen Stockholm University, its research or its education.

 

 

Johan Kleman

Johan Kleman
Foto: Orasis Foto

Johan Kleman, Professor of Remote Sensing at the Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, has held a number of management positions at Stockholm University, including six years as deputy dean of the Faculty of Science and subsequently another six years as Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor in the work with strategic partnerships. In addition to the direct responsibilities that came with these assignments, Johan Kleman has played a key role in the development of a number of strategic research initiatives for the university. He was a leader in the creation of the Bolin Centre for Climate Research and served as its director for a number of years. He formulated the Baltic Eye project, which has been a cornerstone of the creation and recent development of the university's Baltic Sea Centre. He played a crucial role in the creation of the Navarino Environmental Observatory, the university's research station in the Peloponnese. Johan Kleman’s broad competence as a researcher and academic leader has been of great benefit to Stockholm University.

Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf

Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf
Foto: Andreas Rossholm

Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf, Professor of Art History at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, has contributed significantly to Stockholm University in her work, in particular promoting important interdisciplinary initiatives in the humanities. She created the curatorial studies programme, a flagship programme in the Faculty of Humanities, at the former Department of Art Sciences, the current Department of Culture and Aesthetics. The programme has developed successfully over the last 17 years and produced many internationally renowned art curators. She was one of the initiators and the foremost driving force within the university in the creation of Accelerator, an art hall and a multidisciplinary laboratory, inaugurated at the university in September 2019. Margareta Rossholm Lagerlöf’s commitment and profound knowledge have played a crucial role, especially in profiling and promoting the interplay between contemporary art and science at Stockholm University.

Birgitta Åkerman

Birgitta Åkerman
Foto: privat

Birgitta Åkerman, Study Counsellor at the Department of Biology Education, formerly the Biological Exercise Laboratory, since 1974. She has always been deeply involved in the courses from a student perspective, with a strong focus on usefulness, employer contacts and alumni activities. Among others, she initiated the much appreciated course Biologists in Society. She has played an important role in the faculty's undergraduate preparation, contributing with many, always well thought-out proposals. As a union representative in, among others, the teacher proposal committee and the area committee, she has made valuable contributions and acquired a broad knowledge of issues relevant to the university’s activities. Her knowledge also made a big impression in the many central working groups at the university where she has participated. Her great competence and her creativity, profound insight and commitment over the years have been a strong source of inspiration for both colleagues and students.

Ceremony in Stockholm City Hall

The medals will be awarded during the Stockholm University Inauguration and Conferment Ceremony at Stockholm City Hall on 27 September 2019.