Reward and recognition
University Teaching Prizes 2017
The winners of this year’s teaching prizes have been announced. The prizes will be presented by the Vice-Chancellor at a lunchtime ceremony on Wednesday 4th October 2017 in Darwin Conference Suite. Everyone is welcome. If you would like to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year’s winners are:
Barbara Morris Prize for Learning Support
1st prize – Johanne Thompson (Kent Law School) for the sustained impact that the KLS Revision Conference has had upon student performance.
2nd Prize - Irena Jennings (Kent Business School) for the development and implementation of a digital employability scheme across KBS.
3rd Prize - The Go Abroad Team: Emma Marku, Jan Lowe, Janet Wilson-Sharp; Francoise McKee; Brechje Klok-White; Hazel Lander; Sophie Baker; Sammy-Jo Foster for internationalising students experiences through Study Abroad as part of their degree.
Humanities Faculty Teaching Prize
1st Prize - Chloe Street Tarbatt (School of Architecture) for the development and execution of the Live project in Architecture.
2nd Prize – Professor Murray Smith (School of Arts) for a sustained contribution to excellent and innovative teaching at the University of Kent over the last 25 years.
Sciences Faculty Teaching Prize
1st prize - Professor Sally Fincher, Dr Colin Johnson, and Ian Utting (School of Computing) for their year in computing initiative.
2nd Prize - Dr Dan Lloyd, Dr Tobias von der Haar, and Professor Martin Michaelis (School of Biosciences) for the development, delivery and enhancement of a core training structure in Biosciences.
Social Sciences Faculty Teaching Prize
1st prize - Dr Stefan Rossbach (School of Politics and International Relations) for his development of the POLITICS+ reward scheme.
2nd Prize - Dr Anna Brown (School of Psychology) for the development of an integrated statistics curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Please see the guidance from the Finance Department on the use of prize money, which can be found here.