Graduate and Researcher College Prizes

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Graduate and Researcher College Prizes

We are pleased to inform you that the winners of the GRC Prizes 2023 will be officially announced during the upcoming GRC Annual Postgraduate Conference on 7 June at Sibson.

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

The deadline for 2023 nominations has now closed.

Check eligibility and criteria by clicking on one of the  Prize Criteria boxes below and then simply complete the nomination form which you can download here:

Director of Graduate Studies/Programme Academic Lead Prize 

Postgraduate Professional Service Champion Prize 

Postgraduate Teachers 

Postgraduate Researcher 

Research Degree Supervisor

Email your completed nomination form to

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.