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The 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards

02 Jul 2019

The ceremony recognises outstanding performance across the University

Distinguished Achievement Awards 2019
The 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards winners with the President & Vice-Chancellor, their presenters and Vice-Presidents and Deans 

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

The President and Vice-Chancellor presided and Mr Patrick Hackett, Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, Professor Clive Agnew, Vice-President for Teaching, Learning and Students, and Professor Colette Fagan, Vice-President for Research, presented the winners.

The winners

Professional Services and Cultural Institutions’ Distinguished Achievement Awards 2019 

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Team winners

  • Small team: Geography Laboratory Team, SEED, FHUMS
  • Large team:  Security Services Team, Estates and Facilities

Individual Award Winners

  • Kerris Boulton, Higher Level Apprentice, FSE
  • Jane Crosbie, MAHSC and BRC Education and Training Co-ordinator
  • Catherine Millan, Student Recruitment and WP Co-ordinator (BAME), DSE

Researchers of the Year 2019 

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  • Professor Caroline Dive, School of Medical Sciences, FBMH
  • Professor Frank Geels, Alliance Manchester Business School,FHUMS
  • Professor Rahul Raveendran Nair, School of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science, FSE

Postgraduate Research Students of the Year 2019 

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  • Dr Elke Van Veen, School of Biological Sciences, FBMH
  • Leonie Smith, School of Social Sciences, FHUMS
  • Dr Michelle Vaqueiro-Contreras, School of  Electrical & Electronic Engineering, FSE

Undergraduate Students of the Year 2019 

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  • Aisha Sooltangos, School of Medical Sciences, FBMH
  • Amelia Halls, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, FHUMS
  • Rachana Halasabele, School of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science, FSE                

Teachers of the Year 2019 

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  • Dr Alison Fisher, School of Health Sciences, FBMH
  • Dr Cristina Masters, School of Social Sciences, FHUMS
  • Dr Yang Han, School of Mathematics