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After winning the Van der Schroeff Award in January, Professor Maarten Pieter Schinkel has now been chosen by UvA Economics and Business students as the faculty’s winner in the 2018 UvA Lecturer of the Year competition. He won by a narrow margin ahead of lecturers Maurice Koster and Alex Kuiper.

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EB Lecturer of the Year 2018: Maarten Pieter Schinkel
Maarten Pieter Schinkel (centre): UvA Economics and Business Lecturer of the Year 2018

The Faculty Student Council and Dean Han van Dissel placed Maarten Pieter Schinkel in the spotlight in recognition of his achievement. Two students who voted for him had this to say: ‘His lectures are clear, motivating and interesting’, and 'He is engaged with the topics addressed, creates interest with the subject and shows how it impacts our lives.'

Maurice Koster and Alex Kuiper
Flowers also presented to second and third place winners (Maurice Koster (L) and Alex Kuiper)

About the Lecturer of the Year award

Students benefit every day from enthusiastic, helpful and inspiring lecturers. This is why this award, a joint initiative of the UvA, the Central Student Council and the ASVA Student Union is organised annually. As the winner at faculty level, Maarten Pieter Schinkel is eligible for selection as UvA Lecturer of the Year during the Education Day on 31 May.