Nominations now open...

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Do you know someone whose teaching deserves an award? This year's University Teaching Awards are now open for nominations. Staff and students are invited to submit nominations by noon on Friday 9 February 2018. Detailed criteria, eligibility and nomination forms are available online.

Last year's winners received their awards at a gala awards evening organised in conjunction with the Students' Union.  Richard Burke was the winner of the John Willis Award. For Richard, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering: "Winning the John Willis award was very special to me as it represented recognition of the quality my research, teaching and supervision achievements. However, simply being nominated by my Head of Department was a valuable appreciation of the hard work I had done over the previous  four to five years". This year's winners will again receive their awards at a awards dinner to be held at the Apex Hotel in Bath in April.

There are six University Teaching Awards:

  • Innovation in Learning & Teaching Award
    Nominate now if you know a member of staff who designs and delivers an innovative curriculum or adopts new approaches to teaching
  • John Willis Award
    Nominate now if you know a member of staff with a good track record for research and research-informed teaching and a strong commitment to pastoral care
  • Mary Tasker Award 
    Nominate now if you know a member of staff who demonstrates very good teaching, with exceptional feedback from students
  • Leadership in Learning and Teaching Award
    Nominate now if you know a member of staff who demonstrates transformational leadership in learning and teaching or has brought about significant educational change/improvements to teaching practice.
  • Best Team in Support of Student Learning Award
    Nominate now if you know a team that delivers delivers an exceptional and/or innovative contribution to the student experience and receives excellent student feedback
  • Excellence in Doctoral Supervision Award
    Nominate now if you know a supervisor who demonstrates an enthusiasm for supervising research students and offers high levels of support for the personal, professional and career development of doctoral students.

Further information on the University Teaching Awards can be obtained from Sue Watts, Centre for Learning & Teaching, ext. 5297.

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