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Distinguished Achievement Awards 2014

30 Jun 2014

The Distinguished Achievement Awards Ceremony has been held to recognise achievements across the University

The 2014 Distinguished Achievement Awards winners

The winners were chosen for their outstanding performances and significant contributions to the University.

The President and Vice-Chancellor presided and Professor Rod Coombs, Deputy President & Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Clive Agnew, Vice-President for Teaching, Learning and Students, and Professor Luke Georghiou, Vice-President for Research and Innovation, presented the winners.

Professional Support Services, Library and Cultural Institutions’ Distinguished Achievement Awards 2014 (View citations)


Small Team Winner

  • Student Support and Guidance Team – School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, FHUMS

Large Team Winner

  • Research Excellence Framework Administration Team – pan- University membership

Individual Award Winners

  • Karen Badat, Senior International Officer, Student Recruitment and International Development, DSE
  • Mike Hughes, Laboratory Technician, School of Chemistry, FEPS
  • Rosie Jones, Learning Commons Development Manager, Library

Researchers of the Year 2014 (View citations)

  • Professor Dame Tina Lavender, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, FMHS
  • Professor Jill Rubery, Manchester Business School, FHUMS
  • Professor David Leys, FLS
  • Professor Lin Li, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, FEPS

Postgraduate Students of the Year 2014 (View citations)

  • Dr Christopher Miller, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, FMHS
  • Denis Volkov, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, FHUMS
  • Dr Charlotte Brassey, FLS
  • Andrew Welfle, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, FEPS

Undergraduate Students of the Year 2014 (View citations)

  • Miriam Leach, Manchester Medical School, FMHS
  • Ibrahim Olabi, School of Law, FHUMS
  • Hayley Leung, FLS
  • Jessica Hart, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, FEPS

Teachers of the Year 2014 (View citations)

  • Harsha Parmar, Manchester Pharmacy School, FMHS
  • Dr Paul Middleditch, School of Social Sciences, FHUMS
  • Professor Graham Pavitt, FLS
  • Dr Richard Neville, School of Computer Science, FEPS