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Malmö University’s Award for Collaboration

Nominate your candidate for Malmö University’s Award for Collaboration

Students and employees are invited to nominate permanently employed members of the staff for the 2019 Award for Collaboration. Collaboration, in this case, refers to cooperation with at least one partner outside academia, for instance a representative from the private, public or non-profit sector and/or the citizens. 

Award for collaborationAbout the award

The purpose of the award is to encourage the advancement of collaboration, utilisation and innovation by rewarding initiatives that, through a multi-disciplinary approach and promotion of knowledge, understanding and solutions, have contributed to sustainable societal development.The rewarded initiative should further ideally have contributed to the development and strengthening of collaboration, utilisation and innovation oriented education and/or research. Additionally, the rewarded initiative should also have contributed to promoting Malmö University as a valuable collaboration partner. Moreover, the purpose of the award is to acknowledge the recipient personally and his/hers academic achievements from the perspective of collaboration, utilisation and innovation.

The recipient will receive a diploma and 25,000 SEK. If the award is given to more than one recipient, or to a group, the total sum can amount to 50,000 SEK. The recipient of the award must have a permanent position at Malmö University. The award should provide the recipient with the opportunity for professional development within the fields of collaboration, utilisation and innovation.

Appointment process

The Vice-Chancellor appoints the recipient of the award after consultations with the Council for Collaboration. The Council comprises of representatives from all faculties at Malmö University. 

The deadline for nominating candidates for the 2019 Award for Collaboration is September 1, 2019.

Criteria:

Please observe that each criteria must be properly motivated if the nominee is to be assessed.

  1. The collaboration, utilisation and innovation initiative has contributed to new knowledge, understanding of and solutions to societal challenges.
  2. The collaboration, utilization and innovation initiative has contributed to develop and strengthen the education and/or research at Malmö university.
  3. The collaboration, utilisation and innovation initiative has promoted Malmö University as an important collaboration partner.
  4. The collaboration, utilisation and innovation initiative has included elements of multidisciplinary, cross-border collaboration with at least one partner outside academia, i.e. cooperation with a non-academic actor representing the private, public or civil society sector and/or the citizens. 

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