Behind the scenes
To ensure full transparency we have detailed the selection process and shared details of the system used for online voting.
- Applications will be shortlisted by a selection committee made up of a cross-section of the University community.
- The selection committee will meet in mid-February and the shortlisted nominees will be contacted by the end of February.
- Members of the selection committee are not permitted to nominate or vote.
Who's on the 2023 committee?
The selection committee is made up a diverse group that represents the student, staff and alumni communities:
|Johanna Holtan||Program Director, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program|
|Ross Simpson||Head of Sports Development|
|Neil Speirs||Widening Participation Manager|
|Niamh Roberts||President, Edinburgh University Students' Association|
|Ellen Blunsdon||Alumna, 2020 History & Politics|
|Natalie Hotchkiss||Alumna, 2020 Chinese|
|Seth Amanfo||Alumnus and Research Fellow, 2018 PhD Evolutionary Biology, Immunology and Infection Research; 2020 PGC Academic Practice|
|Ian Yang||Current student in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry|