2012

Congratulations to all Vice-Chancellor’s Awards winners and the highly commended staff!

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Tutor of the Year

Winner in 2012: Mr Majid Ali — Senior Lecturer in Pharmacotherapeutics, School of Pharmacy

Highly commended: Alan Peacock - Subject Leader for Interactive Media and Screen Cultures, School of Creative Arts. Professor Mark Russell - Professor of Learning and Assessment in Higher Education, School of Engineering and Technology

About the award: A member of staff who has: Demonstrated outstanding commitment and achievement, provided excellence in inspirational teaching.


Michele Charles

Providing an Outstanding Service

Winner in 2012: Miss Michele Charles — Associate Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

Highly commended: Mrs Lesley Glass - Director of Visiting Lecturer Development, Business School Housing Out of Hours Team - Department of Estaes, Hospitality and Contract Services

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team of staff who have through outstanding service ensured a rewarding experience for those working for, visiting, working with, or engaging with, the University.


Phil Lenton

Colleague of the Year

Winners in 2012: Mr Phil Lenten - Senior Lecturer, School of Education

Highly commended: Mrs Nicola Bates - Academic Services Officer, Registry Mr Dale Murphy - Head of Security Services, Department of Estates, Hospitality and Contract Services Ms Elizabeth Wray - Senior Lecturer English Language Teaching, School of Humanities

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff who has markedly and consistently enhanced the wellbeing of other staff in the University through their enjoyment in work and through their promotion of a culture of mutual respect and confidence.


James Stanley

Employee of the Year

Winners in 2012: Mr James Stanley - Senior Technical Officer, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

Highly commended: Mr Mark Edgar - Mental Wellbeing Advisor, Office of the Dean of Students Ms Genean Warren - Programme Administrator, School of Humanities

About the award: About the award: A member of the non-academic staff who has: demonstrated outstanding commitment and achievement, provided excellence in service in support of students.


Joy Davis

Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Winner in 2012: Dr Joy Jarvis - Associate Dean (Learning, Teaching and Employability), School of Education

Highly commended: Ms Sally Graham - Director, Centre for Coaching and Mentoring, School of Education Mr John Hill - Senior Lecturer, Business School Dr Heather Thornton - Associate Head of School (Student Experience), Principal Lecturer, School of Health and Emergency Professions

About the award: Awarded to the member of staff who provides a transformative learning experience for their students and inspires and supports their colleagues in the development of their teaching practice through one or more of the following:

  • Using innovative learning
  • Teaching and assessment activities which engage and motivate students
  • Creating an inclusive environment that respects and supports diverse talents
  • Working in partnership with students in the enhancement of their learning experience
  • Evaluating and disseminating their approaches to learning teaching and assessment
  • Inspiring and supporting colleagues to reflect on and develop their learning, teaching and assessment practice

Julie Grace

Excellence in Community Engagement

Winner in 2012: Mrs Julie Grace - Sales & Marketing Executive, Hertfordshire Sports Village

Highly commended: UHArts Team

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team of staff who have undertaken innovative or creative, sustained and significant engagement on behalf of the University with the local or regional community through one or more of the following:

  • Raising educational aspirations
  • Promoting positive community relations
  • Fostering social inclusion
  • Engaging in community activities in social economic sustainability, volunteering sports or the arts

Muditha Cooray

Excellence in International Engagement:

Winners in 2012: Mr Muditha Cooray - Director, MBA Programmes, Department of Marketing and Enterprise, Business School

 Highly Commended: Mrs Penny Carey - Associate Dean (European and International Affairs), School of Law Mrs Andree Sheehan-Evett - Senior European Research Co-ordinator, Research Grants, Enterprise & Business Development

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team of staff who have undertaken innovative or creative engagement with International and European Partners through one or more of the following:

  • Creating international partnerships to deliver new courses
  • Collaborative research knowledge exchange and research projects
  • Business diagnostics
  • Consultancy and solutions.

Ranjeet Sokhi

Excellence in Research

Winner in 2012: Professor Ranjeet Sokhi - Head of Atmospheric Dynamics and Air Quality research, School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics

Highly Commended: Professor Ralph Stacey - Professor of Management, Business School

 About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team of staff who have undertaken innovative or creative research which supports engagement with business, the professions and partner organisations through one or more of the following:

  • Undertaking and exploiting new research
  • Creating new knowledge that is disseminated, transferred, applied and impactful
  • Knowledge exchange and technology transfer
  •  Achieving international standing in key research areas
  • Shaping policy agendas.

Celeste Jones

Excellence in the Advancement of Student and Graduate Success

Winner in 2012: Ms Celeste Jones - Senior Lecturer, Business School

Highly Commended: Midwifery Team - School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work Mr Lewis Stockwell - Student Researcher, School of Humanities

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team of staff who have shown outstanding achievement in respect of one or more of the following:

  • Inspirational and innovative curricula and/or pedagogy
  • Fostering employability
  • Developing enterprise and entrepreneurship
  • Embedding sustainability
  • Promoting community engagement
  • Engendering international and multicultural understanding.

Pharmacovigillance Team

Excellence in Engagement with Business and the Professions

Winner in 2012: Pharmacovigilance Team - School of Life Sciences

Highly Commended: Ms Sally Graham - Director, Centre for Coaching and Mentoring, School of Education

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team of staff who have undertaken innovative or creative Engagement with business and the professions through one or more of the following:

  • Delivering accessible work-based education to employees
  • Proactive engagement with employees to develop their higher level skills
  • Working with employers and partner institutions to meet the skills needs of regional businesses and professions s
  • Supporting lifelong learning among graduates and clients of the University.

Sarah West

Alumnus of the Year

Winner in 2011: Commander Sarah West RN

Highly Commended: Professor Arne Holdo

 

 

 

 


Finance Team

Strategic Business Unit of the Year

Winner in 2012: Finance

Highly Commended: School of Pharmacy - School of Engineering and Technology

 

 



Green Impact Environmental

Fielder team

team of the Year

Winner in 2012: The Fielder Centre