Margot Koster, lecturer in Microbiology and programme director for the Biology Bachelor’s programme, has won the 2018 Lecturer Award. Sophie Reinders, lecturer in Early Modern Literature, is to receive this year’s Young Lecturer Award at Utrecht University. They received their award during the Dies Natalis on 26 March, the university's 382nd birthday.
The jury selected both winners for reasons including their techniques to create a safe learning environment. This announcement was made on 6 March during the Education Fair, a day intended to inspire and promote innovation in education at Utrecht University. The lecturers were nominated by their own students via the study associations.