Staff recognised at Students’ Union Education Awards
The Queen’s Students’ Union Education Awards recently recognised the work of individual members of teaching staff, students and schools.
Supported by the Queen’s Annual Fund, the Queen’s Students’ Union Education Awards celebrate academic excellence and reward staff, students and Schools for their contribution to assuring and enhancing the quality of education and the student experience at the University.
The event, which took place on 3 May 2016, was held in a packed Great Hall with 160 students, staff and alumni in attendance, including Professor David Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students, and Fergal McFerran, NUS President and the Keynote Speaker at the event,
There were a total of 183 nominations from students and staff across the University for 12 different award categories. The winners are as follows:
Teaching Staff Awards
Most Inspiring or Motivating:
Dr Stephen Kelly (School of English). Award presented by Caoimhe McNeill, Union President and Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Personal Tutor of the Year:
Dr Nikki J. Marks (School of Biological Sciences) collected by Dr. Karen King. Award presented by Wilma Fee, Director of Academic and Student Affairs and Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Dr Steven Wilson (School of Modern Languages). Award presented by Ian Moore, Head of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving and Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Dr Bronagh Byrne (School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work). Award presented by Oisin Hassan, Student Officer Equality & Diversity and Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Mr Christopher Mallon (School of Law). Award presented by Laura Corner, Student Parents' Officer and Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Course Representative of the Year for Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences:
Aisha Sobey (School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy). Award presented by Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Course Representative of the Year for Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences:
Diane Murdock (School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences)
Course Representative of the Year for Faculty of Medicine Health and Life Sciences:
James Irwin (School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences). Award presented by Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
School Representative of the Year:
Julie-Ann McCook (School of English). Award presented by Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Peer Mentor of the Year:
Peter McCormick (Queen’s Management School). Award presented by Angela McQuade and Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
Queen’s Management School. Award presented by Judith Maguire and Katrijn Maguire from Enterprise SU
Best Staff Student Consultative Committee:
School of Pharmacy. Award presented by Professor David Jones and Hannah Niblock, Student Officer Education
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