Prof. Anton Scheurink, Professor of Neuroendocrinology at the Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, has been elected University of Groningen Lecturer of the Year 2014. Scheurink won the Jury Award and the Audience Award and also received the most votes in the internet elections, making him the winner of the Web Award as well.
Jury chairman Prof. Kocku von Stuckrad, a member of the Committee of Deans, called Scheurink’s presentation ‘innovative and research-driven’. As he said to Scheurink: ‘You managed to surprise the audience and present a topic that tied in with their interests. You held a clear presentation, working towards an unambiguous statement. You gave your audience a message that they will remember.’
Scheurink received a work of art, an e-reader and prize money of EUR 7,500. In addition, the new Lecturer of the Year gets to develop and teach a course unit in the Honours College.
Lecturer Anton Scheurink
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