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Vice-Chancellor's Awards

VC Awards 2022 to be announced this Thursday 6 October

This Thursday 6 October, in a ceremony held at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, the fantastic winners of our 2022 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards will be revealed.

Here’s a reminder of the shortlisted nominees we announced back in July.  After the event, you’ll be able to read all about their achievements in the event brochure.

Award categoryNominee nameFaculty / Service
Bringing the Triple Helix to Life  Nicole Campbell  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Bringing the Triple Helix to Life  Samantha Kanza  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Bringing the Triple Helix to Life  Sandra Wilks  Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences
Enabling the University Strategy  Alpaca Programme team  Professional Services
Enabling the University Strategy  Ben Willmott  Professional Services
Enabling the University Strategy  E-Mentoring Southampton team  Professional Services
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion  Bhupinder Siran  Professional Services
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion  India Week Organizing team  Faculty of Social Sciences
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion  Margarita Ononaiye  Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences
Inspiring Leadership  Claire Jackson  Faculty of Medicine
Inspiring Leadership  Katherine Newman-Taylor  Faculty of Environmental & Life Sciences
Inspiring Leadership  Nicholas Dacre  Faculty of Social Sciences
Inspiring Leadership  Ven Tauringana  Faculty of Social Sciences
Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise  Julie Reeves  Faculty of Social Sciences
Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise  Southampton Institute for Arts and Humanities  Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise  Steven Vidovic   Professional Services
One Southampton  Faculty of Social Sciences Graduate School Office team  Professional Services
One Southampton  Harvey Brough  Faculty of Arts and Humanities
One Southampton  Josh Harris  Professional Services
Public Good  Graduate Ambassador Scheme team  Professional Services
Public Good  Jane Falkingham  Professional Services
Public Good  Pamela Ugwudike  Faculty of Social Sciences
Public Good  University City of Culture team  Faculty of Arts and Humanities; Professional Services
Research Impact  Ali Tavassoli  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Research Impact  ESRC Impact Acceleration Account team  Professional Services
Research Impact  Tristan Clark  Faculty of Medicine
Rising Star  Alice Humphries  Professional Services
Rising Star  Hao Dong  Faculty of Social Sciences
Rising Star  Henry Paget Professional Services 
Rising Star  Michael Head  Faculty of Medicine
Student Experience  Doctoral College Administrative & Training team  Faculty of Social Sciences; Professional Services
Student Experience  Student Hub and Modernising the Student Experience Project team  Professional Services
Student Experience  Technical staff in Archaeology team  Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Sustainability  Matthew Potter  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Sustainability  Sarah Puckett  Professional Services
Sustainability  Stephanie Jones  Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Teaching  Christopher Hamerton  Faculty of Social Sciences
Teaching  Julie Gammon  Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Teaching  Lakshi Doorgakunt  Faculty of Social Sciences
Posthumous Vice-Chancellor's Award  Charles Elder  Professional Services

Award Categories

This year's award categories are below including new award categories for 2022.

- Bringing the Triple Helix to Life (New for 2022)

Exemplifying the Triple Helix, forging connections between education, research, knowledge exchange and enterprise which strengthen each and magnify their collective impact.

- Enabling the University Strategy (New for 2022)

Delivering exceptional professional, technical, and operational support that enables our education, research, knowledge exchange and enterprise to achieve the remarkable.

- Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Helping create an inclusive University community where everyone feels they belong.

- Inspiring Leadership (New for 2022)

Demonstrating personal or professional leadership that enables and empowers others to thrive, living our values and providing an example for others to follow.

- Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Delivering knowledge exchange and enterprise activities that result in positive societal, economic, and environmental impact.

- One Southampton (New for 2022)

Helping make our university a great place to study and work, creating a supportive culture, governance, and infrastructure.

- Public Good

Making exceptional connections, partnerships and collaborations that transform lives and embody the University as a civic partner.

- Research Impact

Delivering impactful research that tackles the world’s most complex problems and grows our global reputation.

- Rising Star (Previously Early Career)

Celebrating the next generation of highly skilled staff whose ideas and innovations position us for future success.

- Student Experience

Delivering a transformative student experience and support programmes that enable our students to thrive.

- Sustainability (New for 2022)

Creating a cleaner, greener, and healthier University, where sustainability is part of everything we do.

- Teaching

Delivering high quality, innovative teaching, and assessment, informed by our research, knowledge exchange and enterprise.

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