Excellence in Learning and Teaching (The Chancellor's Award)
The following nominations are shortlisted for this category.
The City Law School
Dr Tawhida Ahmed and Dr Elaine Fahey
“The module is Year 3 elective that is unique in being firmly underpinned by extensive research carried out by both convenors in line with the University’s overarching strategy and is student led”.
Dr Luke McDonagh
“The use of mixed teaching methods in both courses to encourage active, rather than passive, learning ensures classes are student-centred".
Dr David Seymour and Sarwan Singh
“Students are keen to get work experience, and developing modules of this kind alongside our micro placements helps to open up and strengthen our offering to students”.
Cass Business School
Dr Sonia Falconieri
“Sonia manages to combine excellence in research with excellence in the classroom as well as academic leadership and is thoroughly deserving of this award”.
Dr Hans Frankort
“Hans's performance as an educator over the last several years has been constantly stellar”.
Dr Danielle Lyssimachou
“Danielle is a truly outstanding lecturer, who combines professional charisma with an exceptional work ethic and an unparalleled dedication to helping each individual student”
School of Health Sciences
Dr Caroline McGraw
“Caroline is an extremely devoted and helpful lecturer who is always willing to go the extra mile to help students. She is one of a kind”.
Dr Justin Needle
“He is an excellent citizen in the School, and he is a great role model for colleagues in the Division and across the School as an inspiring educator”.
Dr Rachael-Anne Knight
“Rachael-Anne's teaching is consistently highly valued and rewarded”.
School of Arts and Social Sciences
Dr Miguel Mera
“Miguel is an enthusiastic and effective mentor to more junior staff and visiting lecturers when it comes to addressing matters related to teaching and to pedagogy more generally”.
“She inspires great loyalty and affection as evidenced by her module evaluations which are rarely below 5”.
Dr Lauren Knott
“Dr Lauren Knott is an outstanding colleague and her recent contribution to teaching and learning in the Department of Psychology and the School of Arts and Social Sciences, is truly exceptional”.
School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering
Professor Ahmed Kovacevic
“Professor Kovacevic always makes extra effort in helping our students learn about engineering design principles and helping them apply these principles in their projects”.
Dr Cagatay Turkay
“Dr Cagatay Turkay is an inspiring lecturer and motivates students to learn and achieve research-oriented tasks with a lot of ease. His passion and enthusiasm is top-notch”.
The Professional Liaison Unit
“The additional technical and transferable skills learned, enable students to differentiate themselves from other students when applying for a placement/graduate role in a competitive employment market”.