2010

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

Strategic Business Unit of the Year

Winner in 2010: Academic Registry

Highly commended: Marketing and Communications plus the School of Humanities

About the award: This award is given to the SBU that has shown outstanding business performance and attainment in respect of the University’s Strategic Plan.


Ivan Philips

Tutor of the Year

Winner in 2010: Ivan Philips - Faculty of Science, Technology and Creative Arts

Highly commended: Dr Gareth Thomas, Eric Dell and Dr Steven Peacock

About the award: Awarded to a member of staff who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to, and achievement in, excellence in inspirational teaching.

Nominations in this category are submitted by our students.


Dr Helen Barefoot

Enjoyment in work and promoting integrity and respect for others

Winner in 2010: Dr Helen Barefoot - Deputy Head, Learning and Teaching Institute

Highly commended: Professor Owen Davies, Pat Bridges and Annette Dowler

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 respect for others.


Sharon Curtis

Providing an outstanding service

Winner in 2010: Sharon Curtis - Programme Administrator, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

Highly commended: Research Grants Team and Caroline Bruce

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


Dr Peter Fraser

Enhancing the quality of the student experience and the success of our graduates

Winner in 2010: Dr Peter Fraser - Senior Lecturer, Business School

Highly commended: International Students Support Team and School of Creative Arts Entrepreneurs Challenge team

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

Research supporting engagement with business, the professions and partner organisations

Winner in 2010: Asperger’s Support Group

Highly commended: Professor Mark Tracey and Professor Luciano Floridi

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

Dr Avice Hall

Educational engagement with business and the professions

Winner in 2010: Dr Avice Hall - Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

Highly commended: Anne Mansey

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
  • supporting lifelong learning among graduates and clients of the University

Stephanie Grainger

Community engagement

Winner in 2010: Stephanie Grainger - Faculty of Humanities, Law and Education

Highly commended: Diane Kendrick and David Turner

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 locality or the communities 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

Dr Nathan Badoo

Engagement with international and European partners

Winner in 2010: Dr Nathan Badoo - Faculty of Science, Technology and Creative Arts

Highly commended: Mike Rosier and the Centre for Astrophysics Research

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

 


Ronald Usher

Outstanding Service in Support of Students

Winner in 2010: Ronald Usher - Uno Bus

Highly commended: Avis Cowley, Diane Kendrick and Jacqueline Perera

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