"It is a great honor to receive this award, and particularly when it is the students themselves who selects the winner. I'm very interested in the subject I teach, and also trying to help others discovering how exciting it is to geology. To then be named Teacher of the Year feels like it might have succeeded in that task", says Olof Martinsson.
Through his good education and passion for ore geology Olof Martinsson creates an interest in geosciences among his students. Olof keeps up the motivation of the students by being available for questions and discussions, and to actively involve students in their learning process. Olof also think it is important to link the studies to the future professional life and keep track of students' progress, which creates additional motivation for the ongoing studies. Olof is a very popular teacher among students and is, therefore Year's Best Teacher 2016!