Edinburgh’s best teachers named
Edinburgh University Students’ Association has announced the winners of this year’s Teaching Awards.
The awards recipients were revealed at an event hosted by new Rector Peter McColl.
EUSA’s Teaching Awards were one of the first events of its kind to be launched by a students’ association in the UK.
Now in their fourth year, the awards are well-established part of the University’s calendar.
This year more than 4,000 nominations were received.
This year a new category was created to reward teaching support staff.
The Supporting Students’ Learning award was presented by the University’s Principal, Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea.
- Winner: Graeme Trousdale (Linguistics & English Language)
- Runner-up: Cen Qiguo (Asian Studies)
Developing Student Emoyability
- Winner: Susan Kemp (Film, Performance & Media Arts)
- Runner-up: Zoe Patterson (Edinburgh College of Art)
Best Director of Studies
- Winner: Dimitra Politi (Economics)
- Runner-up: Steven Henderson (Chemistry)
Best Postgraduate Tutor
- Winner: Charity McAdams (English Literature)
- Runner-up: Rachel Howell (GeoSciences)
Best Research or Dissertation Supervisor
- Winner: Mary Ho (Business)
- Runner-up: Richard Freeman (Politics & International Relations)
Kendell Award for Teaching in Medicine
- Winner: Jamie Davies (Biomedical Sciences)
- Runner-up: James Shaw (Clinical Sciences & Community Health)
Award for Teaching in the Vet School
- Winner: Graham Pettigrew (Preclinical Veterinary Science)
- Runner-up: Sue Kempson (Preclinical Veterinary Science)
Campbell Award for Teaching in the Humanities & Social Sciences
- Winner: Hector MacQueen (Law)
- Runner-up: Bob Kibble (Moray House School of Education)
Simon van Heyningen Award for Teaching in Science & Engineering
- Winner: Kristel Torokoff (Physics & Astronomy)
- Runner-up: Tina Düren (Chemical Engineering)
- Winner: Pioneers of Cultural Communication: Europe, India & Japan (History)
- Runner-up: Text Technologies (Informatics)
- Winner: English Literature
- Runner-up: Edinburgh College of Art
Innovative Teaching Award
- Winner: Fumiko Narumi-Munro (Japanese)
- Runner-up: Christopher Harding (Asian History)
Supporting Students’ Learning Award
- Winner: Edyta Monika Hunter (Psychology)
- Runner-up: Lindsay Kelly (Law)
This article was published on Apr 6, 2012