(c) John Houlihan

Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Awards 2015

Congratulations to colleagues who have been awarded Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Awards this year.  The scheme recognises and rewards colleagues (academics, learning support staff, teaching 'teams' and postgraduates/postdocs who teach) who demonstrate excellence in teaching and/or learning support at York.

The panel, chaired by John Robinson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Teaching, Learning and Information, was looking for three key qualities:

  • Evidence of sustained excellence across a range of teaching/support activities and over a reasonable period of time;
  • A creative approach to teaching and/or learning support, focused on student learning needs;
  • Evidence that nominees make an impact on colleagues as well as students.

9 awards were made from a field of 26 applications, and will be presented at this summer's graduation ceremonies.

  • Ms Jenny Gibbons, Teaching Fellow, York Law School 
  • Professor Rex Godby, Professor, Department of Physics
  • Mr Richard Grimes, Director of Clinical Programmes, York Law School 
  • Dr Peter Knapp, Senior Lecturer, Hull York Medical School 
  • Dr Aleksandra McClain, Lecturer, Department of Archaeology
  • Professor Peter O’Brien, Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Professor Colin Runciman, Professor, Department of Computer Sciences 
  • Mr James Taylor, PGWT, Department of Archaeology
  • Dr Lars Waldorf, Senior Lecturer, York Law School