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York Academic Shortlisted for Educate North Award

Posted on 20 March 2019

Dr Glenn Hurst, Assistant Professor of Chemical Education in the Department of Chemistry, has been shortlisted for the Teaching Excellence Award at the Educate North Awards.

The Educate North Awards are a prestigious awards event which recognises and shares best practice and excellence in the education sector in the North. Now in their fifth year, the awards have 19 categories, ranging from Business Collaboration and Social Mobility to Teaching Excellence. The awards are judged by a panel of industry leading experts and professionals. They use a rigorous two-stage judging process which includes pre-scoring to determine the shortlist and a further judging session to select the eventual winners.

Dr Glenn Hurst conducts research across all levels of green chemistry education through the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence. He has specific interest in using social media and game-based learning strategies to transform the student learning experience. He regularly publishes in the chemistry education and higher education scholarly literature and is chair of the Royal Society of Chemistry Higher Education Group.

The winners of the Educate North Awards will be announced at an awards event on 25 April 2019 at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester. The evening event will celebrate the outstanding teams and people behind the incredible initiatives of further and higher education institutions from across the North.