Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Learning and Teaching 2022

Colleagues across the Faculty of Arts and Humanities have been recognised in the 2022 Vice-Chancellor’s Award Scheme for Learning and Teaching.

'Vice-Chancellor's Awards'
We are delighted that the Digital Humanities Institute was the overall Winner of the Collaborative Activities Award. This award recognised the amazing work which led to the launch and delivery of two brand new MA programmes which has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from the students. Our congratulations for this achievement go to Nicola Orridge, Sarah Boyer, Alley Bridge-York, Seth Mehl, Mike Pidd, Jamie McLaughlin, Matthew Collins and Serena Dewar.
We would also like to congratulate the following members of staff who were highly commended in a variety of categories:-
  • Amber Regis (English): Teaching practice
  • Gerardo Viera (Philosophy): Doctoral supervision 
  • Luca Barlassina (Philosophy): Doctoral supervision
  • Tim Knowles (Music): Personal tutoring 
  • Dorothy Ker (Music): Diversity and inclusion
  • Minna Shkul (Philosophy): Diversity and inclusion 
  • Mark Doffman (Music): Diversity and inclusion 
Many other colleagues in the Faculty were nominated for Vice-Chancellor's awards which promote and celebrate good practice and raise the status of teaching and learning as a scholarly and inspirational activity.
Professor Susan Fitzmaurice, Vice-President for Arts and Humanities at the University of Sheffield, said, "Across the Faculty we have so many examples of innovative teaching, supportive approaches and examples of excellent practice. It is wonderful that so many staff have been recognised for their work with these awards but it is also an opportunity to thank all of you involved in learning and teaching for working hard to give our students a great educational experience."

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