We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Aston Achievement Awards as follows:
Best Customer Service – Janet Carter (LHS/Optometry)
Best Newcomer – Dr Ray Carson (Aston Medical School)
Business Engagement and/or Innovation – Katie Fulcher (Careers and Placements)
Citizenship – Ahmed Hassan (Students’ Union)
Citizenship – Prof Tomasz Mickiewicz (ABS)
Contribution to the Community or Environment – Dr James and Sam Brown (LHS)
Enriching the Student Experience – Dr Christian McLening (EAS)
Idea of the Year – Ian Oldacre (Estates)
International Activities – Bhavisha Patel (LHS)
Learning & Teaching – Dr Raquel Fernández-Sánchez (LSS)
Professional Staff Member of the Year – Jane Farrell (HR)
Research (including Research Support) – Dr Richard Martin (EAS)
Unsung Hero – Malcolm Edwards (Sport Aston)
Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University – Helen Keef and the Cleaning Team (Estates)
The next call for nominations will be made in spring 2017. For information purposes only, details of the nomination process, categories and further information can be found below.
The Aston Achievement Awards are simple to enter and any member of staff can nominate. The nomination process is shorter and easier to follow than in previous years, with a generic nomination form and brief guidelines for each award. There are 12 awards, and all awards are aligned to the 2020 Strategy. In addition, nominations are also sought for the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University. Students can nominate for Best Customer Service, Enriching the Student Experience, and Learning & Teaching Awards.
Please click the titles below for details of the Awards; a PDF listing all 13 awards can be found here. It is imperative that you read the general information, which is provided to assist with the nomination process. The nomination form should be used for all submissions.
See a list of our previous winners here.