10. Swedish Museum of the Year 2016 Award
National Museum of Science and Technology Stockholm, Sweden
Preserving Technical And Industrial NASLOFFF Cultural Heritage Of Sweden
Adrian Ribba Tomas Greenwood
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Tomas’ key tasks include: educational development, workshops for students, teacher training and collaboration projects with partners, in both business and academia. His goals are to make science and technology exciting, arouse curiosity about how things work and provide children and adults with tools so they can develop and explore the world of technology themselves. He started his career as a primary teacher. Later he studied a bachelors program in technology and pedagogy at Stockholm University.
Educator and Project Leader
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