The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Celebrating Staff Success!

The School has held its Staff Awards to recognise excellence and celebrate the huge commitment shown by staff and residents across all areas of the Vet School.

Award winners
Staff award winners

Award categories ranged from Outstanding Clinician to Rising Star in Teaching and an award for Innovation in Teaching and Research.

Highlighting the importance of celebrating the achievements of staff and residents, Head of School, Professor David Argyle said:

“Our School Staff Awards are an opportunity to recognise the outstanding contribution our staff make across our teaching, clinical, research and operational support activities.

The winners have all been nominated by their colleagues for their hard work, and these awards are an excellent way to thank them publicly.

I would like to add my own thanks to each of the award winners, but also to all of our staff, whose commitment and dedication allows us continue to develop and enhance our teaching, clinical practice, research and operational support services at the School.“

The full list of Award Categories and winners is:

Outstanding Clinician Award – Dr Spela Bavcar (Hospital for Small Animals)

Clinical Research Award – Professor Anna Meredith, Professor Elspeth Milne, Dr Jorge Del Pozo and Dr Darren Shaw

Rising Star in Teaching Award – Dr Jessica Martin

Outstanding Student Experience Award – Dr Amy Jennings (Farm Animal Practice)

Innovation Award (Teaching and Research) – Dr Amy Jennings and Mr Rob Kelly (Farm Animal Practice)

Outstanding Veterinary Nurse – Ms Martyna Godniak (Hospital for Small Animals)

Outstanding Resident / Intern Award – Mr Jorge Perez Salgado

Outstanding Operational/Support Service (Individual Award) – Mrs Trish O’Donnell (Equine)

Outstanding Operational/Support Service Award (Team Award) – The Easter Bush Campus Finance Team led by Mrs Sharon Baines and Mrs Glynis Summers

Special Recognition Award – Mr James Nixon (Farms)