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Winners of University Teaching Awards announced

Professor Avril Waterman-Pearson, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Avril Waterman-Pearson, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)

14 March 2011

The 2010-11 University Teaching Awards have been announced. Recipients will be presented with their awards at the University’s Learning and Teaching Exhibition on 6 April.

The University presents awards annually to celebrate and recognise excellent teachers as well as individuals who support teaching and learning. Awards are made in a number of categories and are judged by a panel of Education Directors, chaired by Professor Avril Waterman-Pearson, the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education.

The recipients of the University Teaching Awards for 2010-11 are:

University Teaching and Learning Awards

  • Colin Dalton (Merchant Venturers School of Engineering)
  • Dr Gordon Gray (School of Oral and Dental Sciences)
  • Dr Stephen James (School of Humanities)

University Rising Star Awards

  • Dr Dan Butt (School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies)
  • Dr Zuzana Deans (School of Social and Community Medicine)
  • Dr Miguel Rico-Ramirez (Queens School of Engineering)
  • Dr Annela Seddon (School of Physics)

University Awards Recognising Support for Learning and Teaching

  • Caroline Higgins (Merchant Venturers School of Engineering)
  • Sue Holwell (School of Biological Sciences)
  • Heather Fuller (School of Clinical Veterinary Science)

University E-learning Award

  • Dr Marc Holderied (School of Biological Sciences)

Professor Avril Waterman-Pearson said: ‘The Committee received nominations for these awards from across the University and members were very impressed by the quality of the applications received. It proved a very difficult task to select the award winners. All the winners are dedicated teachers and supporters of teaching, and are providing an outstanding educational experience for their students.’

The University Teaching Awards will be presented at the University’s Learning and Teaching Exhibition on 6 April 2011.

Further information on the University Teaching Awards is available online.

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