Teaching Awards

Teaching Award categories:

This award is for an outstanding all-round teacher who is enthusiastic about their subject, shows commitment to getting the best out of their students and who's teaching always leaves them wanting more.


Winner:

Jennifer Randall (School of Medicine and Dentistry)

This award is for an Academic Advisor or Personal Tutor who has provided you with excellent academic and/or pastoral support.


Winner:

Dimitris Kanakis (School of Economics and Finance)

This award is for a member of academic or assessment staff who sets the benchmark in assessment and feedback. They provide detailed and helpful feedback in a timely manner and create an environment to ensure students achieve their best possible outcomes.


Winner:

Ed Legon (School of Business and Management)

This award is for a member of academic or support staff who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to student representation. Nominations for this award may only be made by Course Reps and School Reps.


Winner:

Shabnam Beheshti (School of Mathematical Sciences)

This award is for a member of staff who has actively sought to enhance students’ skills and employability.


Winner:

Kathleen McCarthy (School of Languages, Linguistics, and Film)

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor, tutor or teaching assistant who uses technology innovatively to really enhance their delivery of learning and teaching. This award is specific to the use of technology.


Winner:

Coppe Van Urk (School of Languages, Linguistics, and Film)

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor, tutor or teaching assistant who has championed the combination of pedagogy and technology. This person will have gone above and beyond to encourage interactive and engaging learning. This award is not specific to the use of technology, rather the deliverance of blended learning.


Winner:

Jennifer Randall (School of Medicine and Dentistry)

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor, tutor or teaching assistant who has provided you with the excellent learning resources you need to facilitate your learning. Staff from other eligible departments include, but are not limited to Library Services, e-Learning, Language Centre and QM Academy.


Winner:

John Davis (School of Business and Management)

This award is for a supervisor who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to offer outstanding support to one or more postgraduate research students.


Winner:

Colleen Cotter (School of Languages, Linguistics, and Film)

This award is for outstanding teaching or support to postgraduate students.


Winner:

Dimitris Kanakis (School of Economics and Finance)

This award is for that hard-working member of staff tucked away behind the scenes, almost unnoticed, but whose work has a real impact on the quality of your life at Queen Mary. Staff from eligible departments include but are not limited to Library Services, Faculty Staff, Administrative staff, Estates and Facilities and QM Academy.


Winner:

Victoria Wood (School of Law)

This award is for a member of non-academic staff who has provided an exceptional service for students. Staff from eligible departments include but are not limited to Advice and Counselling Service, Chaplaincy Service, Disability and Dyslexia Service, Student Health Service and IT services.


Winner:

Ashleigh Brownsmith (Student Services)