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Teaching awards shortlist

The shortlist for the 2011 EUSA Teaching Awards has been announced.


Now in their third year, the awards celebrate teaching excellence at the University of Edinburgh.


The awards are run solely by EUSA, and voted for by students.

This year, judges received more than 5,000 nominations for 777 staff, 277 courses and 73 academic areas.

The judges will select the winners, which will be announced at a ceremony on 23 March.


Best feedback

  • James Horton (English Literature)
  • Paul Nimmo (Divinity)

Best Director of Studies

  • Murray Low (Chemistry)
  • Paul Norris (Social Policy)

Teach First Innovative Teaching Award

  • Simon Bates (Physics)
  • David Reay (GeoSciences)

KPMG Teaching Employable Skills Award

  • Simon Beames (Outdoor Education)
  • Dimitris Theodossopoulos (Architecture)

Vitae Postgraduates Who Tutor

  • Sean Brocklebank (Economics)
  • Robert Concannon (Physics)
  • Charity McAdams (English Literature)

Best Course

  • Environmental and Community Biology 1
  • Ethnography: Theory and Practice

Best Department

  • Chemistry
  • Geography

The Kendell Award for Teaching in Medicine

  • David Apps (Biomedical Sciences)
  • Gordon Findlater (Anatomy)

The Campbell Award for Teaching in Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Dennis Cartwright (Sports Education)
  • Alasdair Richmond (Philosophy)

The van Heyningen Award for Teaching in Science and Engineering

  • Maria Chamberlain (BioSciences)
  • Michael Wemyss (Mathematics)

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