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Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Awards 2017

Congratulations to colleagues who have received Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Awards this year. The awards scheme recognises and rewards colleagues who demonstrate excellence in teaching and/or learning support at the University of Bradford.

Awards are celebrated at the annual Learning, Teaching and Research Conference and are formally presented at summer graduation ceremonies.

Individual awards

Dr Rana Tassabehji

Senior Lecturer in e-Commerce and Information Systems, Faculty of Management & Law.

Awarded for:

  • An innovative, pioneering and transformational approach for linking entrepreneurship learning with real life practice.
  • Clear evidence of stimulating student engagement and promoting  learning that goes beyond the classroom.
  • Strong commitment to developing research-led teaching and learning.

Dr Anand Prathivadi Bhayankaram

Reader in Environmental Economics and Public Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences.

Awarded for:

  • A sustained record of excellent teaching which has been recognised by a number of external awards at both local and national level.
  • A strong teaching philosophy which places the student experience  at the heart of learning and teaching, with clear evidence of transformational learning and high attainment of PGT/PGR international students.

Dr Jane Booth

Curriculum Development Associate, Faculty of Social Sciences.

Awarded for:

  • An innovative and student centred approach to engaging learners as co-creators..
  • Clear evidence of commitment to inclusive teaching and community engagement including real world problem solving.
  • Cross faculty and inter-professional working.

Team awards

Midwifery and Reproductive Health Team

Team members.

Awarded for:

  • An innovative and student centred approach to engaging learners through problem based learning.
  • Clear evidence of impact at institutional, national and international levels.
  • Being long-listed in Stage 1 of the HEA’s Collaborative Awards for Teaching Excellence (CATE) piloted in 2016.