VCA shortlist 2012

Congratulations to the staff shortlisted for the Vice-Chancellor's Awards 2012!

Colleague of the Year

Mrs Nicola Bates

Nicola Bates
Academic Services Officer, Registry

 

 Mr Phil Lenten

Phil Lenten
Senior Lecturer, School of Education

 


Dale Murphy

Dale Murphy
Head of Security Services, Department of Estates, Hospitality and Contract Services

 

 Ms Elizabeth Wray

Liz 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.


Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Ms Sally Graham

Sally Graham
Director, Centre for Coaching and Mentoring, School of Education

 

 Mr John Hill

John Hill
Senior Lecturer, Business School

 

 Dr Joy Jarvis

Dr Joy Jarvis
Associate Dean (Learning, Teaching and Employability), School of Education

 

 Dr Heather Thornton

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 learning 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.


Providing an outstanding service

Miss Michele Charles

Michele Charles
Associate Head of School, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

 

 

Mrs Lesley Glass

Lesley Glass Director of Visiting Lecturer Development, Business School

 Housing Out of Hours Team

Housing Out of Hours Team
Office of the Dean of Students

 

 

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


Excellence in the Advancement of Student Experience and Graduate Success 

Celeste Jones

Celeste Jones
Senior Lecturer, Business School

 

 Midwifery Team

Midwifery Team
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

 

 Mr Lewis Stockwell

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.


Excellence in International Engagement

Mrs Penny Carey

Penny Carey
Associate Dean (European and International Affairs), School of Law

 

 

Mr Muditha Cooray

Muditha Cooray
Director, MBA Programmes, Department of Marketing and Enterprise, Business School

 

 Andree Evett

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.


Excellence in Research

Professor Ranjeet Sokhi

Professor Ranjeet Sokhi
Head of Atmospheric Dynamics and Air Quality research, School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics

 

 Professor Ralph Stacey

Professor Ralph Stacey
Professor of Management, Business School

 

 

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team 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.


Excellence in Engagement with Business and the Professions

Ms Sally Graham

Sally Graham
Director, Centre for Coaching and Mentoring, School of Education

 

 Pharmacovigilance Team

Pharmacovigilance Team
School of Life Sciences

 

 

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team 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, supporting lifelong learning among graduates and clients of the University.


Excellence in Community Engagement

Mrs Julie Grace

Julie Grace
Sales & Marketing Executive, Hertfordshire Sports Village

 

 UHArts Team

UHArts Team

 

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff or team 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 and economic sustainability, volunteering, sports or the arts.


Tutor of the Year

Mr Majid Ali

Majid Ali
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacotherapeutics, School of Pharmacy

 

 Business Development Co-ordinators

Alan Peacock
Subject Leader for Interactive Media and Screen Cultures, School of Creative Arts

 

 Professor Mark Russell

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.


Employee of the Year (Student Choice)

Mr Mark Edgar

Mark Edgar
Mental Wellbeing Advisor, Office of the Dean of Students

 

 Mr James Stanley

James Stanley
Senior Technical Officer, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

 

 

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.


Alumnus of the Year

Arne Holdo

Professor Arne Holdo

 

 Sarah West

Commander Sarah West RN

 


Green Impact Award

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