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Chancellor's Awards

Chancellor's Awards recognise innovation, relevance, creativity, personal dedication and impact in teaching and research.

The Chancellor confers four Awards annually.

  • The Award for Teaching honours a colleague who has recently enhanced the University's teaching reputation through a significant contribution to improving or invigorating student learning at any level.
  • The Award for Research honours a colleague who has recently enhanced the University's research reputation through a significant contribution to research.
  • The Rising Star Award honours an early career colleague, appointed to the University in the last five years, who has made a significant contribution in either teaching or research.
  • The Award for Impact honours a colleague whose outstanding research has made a demonstrable contribution to society, globally or locally outside direct academic recognition.

Winners

2016 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Dr Jessie Paterson, Lecturer in Student Learning at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Research Award
Professor Andrew Rambaut, Chair in Molecular Evolution, School of Biological Sciences
Impact Award

Professor Lesley McAra, Assistant Principal Community Relations and Chair of Penology, and Professor Susan McVie, Chair of Quantitative Criminology, School of Law

Rising Star Award
Dr Sam Spiegel, Lecturer in International Development and Director of Research at the Centre of African Studies

2015 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Dr Angus Bancroft, co-Director for Research Programmes in the Graduate School of Social and Political Science
Research Award
Brian Walker, Professor of Endocrinology and Head of British Heart Foundation Centre for Cardiovascular Science
Rising Star Award
Dr Louise Horsfall, Lecturer in Biotechnology, School of Biological Sciences

2014 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Dr Elizabeth Bomberg, School of Social & Political Science
Research Award
Professor Margaret Frame, Science Director of the Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Centre; Research Director of the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Professor Jo Shaw, Salvesen Chair of European Institutions, Edinburgh Law School; Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities
Rising Star Award
Dr Nicholas Mills, Reader in Cardiology; British Heart Foundation Intermediate Clinical Research Fellow; Consultant Cardiologist, the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

2013 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Professor Helen Cameron, Director of the Centre for Medical Education, College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Research Award
Professor Agata Smoktunowicz, School of Mathematics
Rising Star Award
Dr Catherine Heymans, Lecturer, School of Physics & Astronomy

2012 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Jamie Davies, Professor of Experimental Anatomy, Centre for Integrative Physiology
Research Award
Igor Rudan, Chair in International Health & Molecular Medicine, Centre for Population Health Sciences
Rising Star Award
Dr Eve Hepburn, Senior Lecturer in Politics & International Relations, School of Social & Political Science; Depute Director of the Academy of Government

2011 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Sue Welburn, Professor of Medical & Veterinary Molecular Epidemiology, Director of the Global Health Academy
Research Award
Mark Bradley, Professor of High-Throughput Chemistry, School of Chemistry
Rising Star Award
Dr Dominic Johnson, Reader in Politics & International Relations, School of Social & Political Science

2010 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Professor O James Garden, Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery & Honorary Consultant Surgeon, School of Clinical & Surgical Sciences
Research Award
Professor Peter Sandercock, School of Molecular & Clinical Medicine; Head of Edinburgh Neuroscience
Rising Star Award
Dr Euan Brechin, School of Chemistry

2009 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Dr John Lee, School of Informatics, School of Arts, Culture & Environment
Research Award
Professors Harry Campbell and Malcolm Dunlop, School of Molecular & Clinical Medicine
Rising Star Award
Dr Giles Hardingham, School of Biomedical Sciences

2008 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Dr Siân Bayne, School of Education
Research Award
Professor Joanna Wardlaw, Head of the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
Rising Star Award
Dr Polly Arnold, School of Chemistry

2007 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Professor Susan Rhind, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Research Award
Professor David Leigh, School of Chemistry
Rising Star Award
Professor Donald Bloxham, School of History, Classics & Archaeology

2006 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Dr Simon Bates, School of Physics
Research Award
Professor Donald MacKenzie, School of Political & Social Studies
Rising Star Award
Professor Stuart West, School of Biological Sciences

2005 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Professor Jane Dawson, School of Divinity
Research Award
Professor Jean Beggs, School of Biological Sciences

2004 Chancellor's Award winners

Teaching Award
Professor Allan Cumming, School of Medicine
Research Award
Professor David Porteous, Leader of the Molecular Medicine Centre

Nominations

Please contact Nicola Helliwell for information on how to nominate.

Nicola Helliwell

Executive Officer

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