Discovering Excellence Awards 2018

Posted by rmt22 at Sep 25, 2018 02:15 PM |
The shortlist for this year's Discovering Excellence Awards has now been announced.

Thank you to those who made nominations for the Discovering Excellence Awards, which recognise the amazing contributions of our colleagues, and reflect our VITAL values and our priorities. This year saw more nominations than ever before and we are pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s Awards:

Valuing People

Professor Teela Sanders – Criminology

Dr Liz Jones – School of Arts

Aleksandra Palanac – ELTU

Creative Innovator

Dr Stacy Boldrick – Museum Studies

Hayley Evans – External Relations

Dr Matthew Higgins – School of Business

Working Together Team of the Year

East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit Team – Department of Genetics and Genome Biology

School of Medicine Pastoral Support Unit (PSU) – Leicester Medical School

Applied and Environmental Geology Team – School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Accountability – Exceptional Team Member

Diane Fothergill – Admissions Office/Future Students Office

Charlotte Langley – College of Science and Engineering

Nick Foster - Mathematics

Inspiring Leader

Hannah Congrave – David Wilson Library Public Services

Professor Martin Halliwell – School of Arts

Professor Christopher Brightling – 3Is

Student Experience

Dr Steve Baker – Physics and Astronomy

Dr Margaret Byron – School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Dr Sam King – Criminology

Dr Richard Badge – Department of Genetics and Genome Biology

Teaching Excellence

Dr Tessa Webb – Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

Stephanie Hubbard – Department of Health Sciences

Dr Jennifer Walklate – Museum Studies

Research Excellence

Professor John Schwabe – Molecular and Cell Biology

Professor Irene Gottlob – Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour

Professor Heiko Balzter – School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Interdisciplinary Excellence

Professor Mark Sims – Physics and Astronomy, Space Research Centre

Dr Carolyn Tarrant – Department of Health Sciences

Dr Joshua Vande Hey – Physics and Astronomy

Equalities Champion

Dr Emma Parker – School of Arts

Hannah Congrave – Library

Professor Dave Clarke – College of Life Sciences

Impact Champion

Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement – Media, Communication and Sociology

Professor Richard Sandell – Museum Studies

Professor Loretta Lees – School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

The winners will be announced at the Discovering Excellence Awards celebration event, which is being held on Thursday 15 November 2018.

Staff ticket ballot

If you would like to attend the event and celebrate with us, please email excellence@leicester.ac.uk by Friday 12 October 2018, and your name will be entered into the ticket ballot for two tickets.

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