Education Awards Winners 2019

Academic Support Award

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor or tutor who has provided you with excellent academic support. Staff from other eligible departments also include, but are not limited to: CAPD, Careers and Thinking Writing.

The Shortlist

Bridget Escolme - School of English and Drama
Ishani Chandrasekara - School of Business and Management
Joe Briscoe - School of Engineering and Materials Science
Luigi Ventimiglia - School of Economics and Finance
Martina Deny - School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Winner:

MARTINA DENY - SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES, LINGUISTICS AND FILM


Assessment and Feedback Champion

This award is for a member of academic staff who sets the benchmark in assessment and feedback.

The Shortlist

Bridget Escolme - School of English and Drama
Hana Qugana - School of History
Laetitia Calabrese - School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Nadia Atia - School of English and Drama

Winner:

NADIA ATIA - SCHOOL OF ENGLISH AND DRAMA


Course Rep Champion

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.

The Shortlist

Shabana Younas - Institute of Dentistry
Ed Legon - School of Business and Management

Winner:

SHABANA YOUNAS - INSTITUTE OF DENTISTRY


Employability Enhancement Award

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor or tutor who has actively sought to enhance your skills and employability.

The Shortlist

Anja Naumann - School of Law
Birgitta Hall - School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Ishani Chandrasekara - School of Business and Management
Mark Baxendale - School of Physics and Astronomy

Winner:

ANJA NAUMANN - SCHOOL OF LAW


Innovative Teaching Award

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor or tutor who has explored new models of delivering teaching and has used new techniques to engage you in your learning.

The Shortlist

Bridget Escolme - School of English and Drama
Dominic Hurst - Institute of Dentistry
Ingrid Kutz - School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Rehana Ahmed - School of English and Drama

Winner:

INGRID KUTZ - SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES, LINGUISTICS AND FILM


Learning Resources Champion

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor or tutor 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: Archives, e-Learning, Language Centre, Learning Development and Thinking Writing

The Shortlist

Christopher Tyson - School of Economics and Finance
Isobel Roele - School of Law

Winner:

CHRISTOPHER TYSON - SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE


Learning Resources Champion

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor or tutor 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: Archives, e-Learning, Language Centre, Learning Development and Thinking Writing

The Shortlist

Christopher Tyson - School of Economics and Finance
Isobel Roele - School of Law

Winner:

CHRISTOPHER TYSON - SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE


Postgraduate Research Supervisor of the Year

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.

The Shortlist

Lutao Ning - School of Business and Management
Regan Koch - School of Geography

Winner:

WINNER: LUTAO NING - SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

 


Postgraduate Teaching Champion

This award is for outstanding teaching or support from a postgraduate teaching assistant, demonstrator or advisor. This is not an award for those who teach postgraduates, but for those postgraduates who teach.

The Shortlist

Alessandro Simari - School of English and Drama
Mafruha Mohua - School of English and Drama
Mahmoud Shahin - School of Economics and Finance
Ruby Hannah Tuke - School of English and Drama

Winner:

RUBY HANNAH TUKE - SCHOOL OF ENGLISH AND DRAMA


Support Staff Member of the Year

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 and Student Health Service.

The Shortlist

Harvey Abraham Green - School Of Physics And Astronomy
Karen Watton - Student Services
Sam Atkinson - School of Geography
Tom Horner - School Of Physics And Astronomy

Winner:

TOM HORNER - SCHOOL OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY


Technology Enhanced Learning Award

This award is for a lecturer, supervisor or tutor who has used e-learning technology to really enhance their delivery of learning and teaching.

The Shortlist

Elsa Petit - School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Shabana Younas - Institute of Dentistry
Javier Sajuria - School of Politics and International Relations

Winner:

JAVIER SAJURIA - SCHOOL OF POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS


Unsung Hero

This award is for that really 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 QMUL.

The Shortlist

Ben Audsley - Institute of Dentistry
Ishani Chandrasekara - School of Business and Management
Saqib Qureshi - School Of Physics And Astronomy

Winner:

ISHANI CHANDRASEKARA - SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT


Teacher of the Year

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 whose teaching always leaves them wanting more.

The Shortlist

Astrid Köhler - School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Valentina Gallo - Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science
Karina Lickorish-Quinn - School of English and Drama
Luigi Ventimiglia - School of Economics and Finance
Maria Grazia Turri - School of English and Drama

Winner:

VALENTINA GALLO - BLIZARD INSTITUTE OF CELL AND MOLECULAR SCIENCE


Course Rep Award Winners 2019

Campaign Award

Awarded to an individual or group of Course Reps or students who can provide evidence that they campaigned on or achieved significant change to the academic experience.

The shortist:

Shubham Bapna - Investment and Finance (MSc) Rep
Rhainnon Laban - Genomic Medicine (MSc) Rep

Winner:

RHAINNON LABAN - GENOMIC MEDICINE (MSC) REP


Collaboration Award

Awarded to one department’s Course Reps and Academic Society who can provide evidence that they worked together to achieve change.

The shortist:

Mory Kakar - Forensic Mental Health (MSc) Rep
Mughees Asif - Aerospace Engineering Year 1 Rep
Paula Alexandra Jensen - International Relations Year 3 Rep

Winner:

PAULA ALEXANDRA JENSEN - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS YEAR 3 REP


Engagement Award

Awarded to an individual or group of Course Reps who can provide evidence that they have undertaken activities to build a sense of community in their department, and/or have made a special effort to engage with underrepresented groups.

The shortist:

Mughees Asif - Aerospace Engineering Year 1 Rep
Lisa Duffy - Film Postgraduate Research Rep

Winner:

LISA DUFFY - FILM POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH REP


Course Rep of the Year

Awarded to an outstanding Course Rep who goes above and beyond the call of duty to make life better for the students on their course. This award is nominated by students and a rep can not self-nominate.

The shortist:

Asad Ali - Dentistry Year 2 Rep
Ibrahim Darwich Ajjour - Mathematical Sciences Single Honours Year 3 Rep
Lavannya Patil - Physics Year 3 Rep
Mughees Asif - Aerospace Engineering Year 1 Rep

Winner:

ASAD ALI - DENTISTRY YEAR 2 REP


Contribution Gold Award

Self-nominated, or nominated by students from their course, a Course Rep can win this award if there is evidence of excellence, including but not limited to:

  • Successfully effecting change

  • Engaging large numbers of students in a change campaign

  • Innovative campaigning

  • Partnership work with the department

  • Improving representation structures

Winners:

Asad Ali - Dentistry Year 2 Rep
Lavannya patil - Physics Year 3 Rep
Lisa Duffy - Film Postgraduate Research Rep
Mughees Asif - Aerospace Engineering Year 1 Rep
Rhiannon Laban - Genomic Medicine (MSc) Rep
Riddhima Banerji - Gastroenterology (MSc) Rep
Rushabhkumar Patel - Accounting and Finance (MSc) Rep
Shazaib Khan - Biomedical Sciences Year 2 Rep
Sultana Azmi - Accounting and Management (BSc) Year 2 Rep


All Course Reps are automatically awarded the following awards if they meet the criteria:

Contribution Award

Attended Effective Course Rep training and at least one SSLC.

Contribution Senior Award

Attended Senior Course Rep training and at least one SSLC