Graduate and Researcher College Prizes

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Graduate and Researcher College Prizes

Deadline for 2022 nominations now closed

The Graduate and Researcher College continues to recognise the excellence of its postgraduate researchers and the outstanding work carried out by academic and professional service staff in support of postgraduate research and education, through a series of GRC Prizes (first launched in 2018).

Staff and students are invited to nominate someone (or themselves) for one of the following prizes:

  • Director of Graduate Studies/Programme Academic Lead (Division/School/Centre)
  • Postgraduate Professional Service Champion
  • Postgraduate Researcher
  • Postgraduate Teacher
  • Research Degree Supervisor

Each of the prizes will be worth £500 which will be transferred to the winner’s school, centre or department for the use of:

  • Travel and subsistence in relation to research including conference fees, books, consumables, survey costs or any other cost that can be shown in relation to their research.
  • Staff development courses and related travel and subsistence costs.

How to nominate

Deadline for nominations: closed for 2022. 

Check eligibility and criteria by clicking on one of the  Prize Criteria boxes below and then simply complete the online nomination form. 

When completing the online form you will need:   

  • Name of nominee
  • Name of School or Department of nominee
  • Email address of nominee and nominator
  • Summary: 
    • Director of Graduate Studies/Programme Academic Lead Prize – summary of nominee’s current responsibilities.
    • Postgraduate Professional Service Champion Prize - – summary of nominee’s current responsibilities.
    • Postgraduate Teachers – summary of nominee’s current responsibilities.
    • Postgraduate Researcher - summary of current research project.
    • Research Degree Supervisor – summary of nominee’s current supervisory responsibilities.
  • Summary of Exceptional Achievements.
  • Statement of Support – if you are a self-nominator, please seek a statement of support from either your Divisions Director of Graduate Studies, Supervisor/Mentor or Line Manager.     

Previous winners

The Graduate and Researcher College would like to thank all past nominees, we recognise the tremendous work being carried out year on year and we thank you for your contributions to our research community. A huge congratulations to all our previous winners.