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Criteria and guidance

Criteria and guidance for a Chancellor's Award nomination

Nomination information required

The information required to nominate depends on the award sought:

Award for Impact

  • A brief statement that sets out how the candidate’s research has generated societal impact (1-2 pages).
  • Please attach a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae, limited to two pages.

Please note: it is important to identify the research contribution, highlight how it has generated societal impact and the role the candidate has played in this in the nomination. Research impact embraces all the ways that research-related skills and knowledge benefit individuals, organisations and nations. Only impact that has occurred in the past 5 years will be considered.

Award for Research

  • A brief statement that sets out the major contribution (1-2 pages).
  • Please attach a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae, limited to two pages.

Please note: in principle just one piece of research work carried out in the last 5 years could be sufficient for a nomination and, only research that has been carried out while under the employment of the University will be considered.

Rising Star Award if in Research

  • A brief statement that sets out the major contribution as set out in the criteria above (1-2 pages).
  • Please attach a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae, limited to two pages.
  • A note of the year of the nominee’s appointment to the University.

Please note: in principle just one piece of research work could be sufficient for a nomination and only research that has been carried out while under the employment of the University will be considered.

Award for Teaching

  • A brief statement that sets out the nominee’s major contribution (1-2 pages).
  • A copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae, limited to two pages.

Please note: nominees should currently be teaching at Edinburgh and have been teaching here for a minimum of two years.

Rising Star Award if in Teaching

  • A brief statement that sets out the nominee’s major contribution (1-2 pages).
  • A copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae, limited to two pages.
  • A note of the year of the nominee’s appointment to the University.

Please note: nominees should currently be teaching at Edinburgh and have been teaching here for a minimum of two years.

Related documents

  • The guidance document is downloadable from the link below (requires a PDF viewer such as Adobe Reader):