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School success at the Bristol Teaching Awards

22 June 2016

The winners of the 2016 Bristol Teaching Awards, a joint venture between the University and Bristol SU (the Students’ Union), were announced at an Awards dinner, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building on Tuesday 7th June. Dr Daniel Whitcomb, from School of Clinical Sciences, received the Students’ Award for Outstanding Teaching (Health Sciences).

Almost 200 staff and students from across the University and Bristol SU were in attendance to hear the winners announced in each of the 16 categories. Attendees at the Awards dinner were entertained throughout the evening by student performers; jazz pianist Henry Binning, a cappella group The Bristol Suspensions and students from the School of Arts who performed an excerpt from West Side Story.
 
The Bristol Teaching Awards recognise and reward those members of staff who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching, providing support for students and enhancing the student learning experience.
 
Staff and students nominated individuals or teams for eight University Awards, judged by Professor Judith Squires, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education), and eight Students’ Awards, judged by a panel of Bristol SU Education Officers and student Senate representatives.
 
From the Health Sciences category, the following awards were made:
  • Students’ Award for Outstanding Teaching (Health Sciences): Dr Daniel Whitcomb, School of Clinical Sciences
  • University Award for Education (Health Sciences): Dr Lesley Nolan, Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy

A full list of winners can be found on the main University news feature: http://www.bris.ac.uk/news/2016/june/teaching-awards-2016.html 

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