Welcome to the the 2021 Bristol Teaching Awards shortlist page, we would like to congratulate everyone who was nominated and particularly the individuals and teams who have been shortlisted.

University staff can view nominations on the Thanks and Recognition system. The BTA winners will be announced during the Bristol Teaching Celebration as well as being detailed here. The criteria for each award can be found on the Bristol Teaching Awards webpage.

Outstanding Research Supervision Award

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences "He is an inspiring researcher, bringing forward interesting and innovative ideas that made us all keen to join his lab in the first place, and his diverse interests make the lab a stimulating environment..." "He gently encourages us to ...
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Reader, Faculty of Science, School of Mathematics "Thanks to her, I've worked with various mathematicians in my research community, which has given me the confidence to pursue an academic career" "Her deep knowledge means that she always knows which reference I need, and which tools I should learn next." "Nina ...
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Associate Professor in Nutrition, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies "She creates a stimulating research environment in every supervision session by asking students all the right questions to help them reflect on their topic and field of research." "She has organised, following our students’ input, a ...
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Outstanding Personal Tutoring Award

Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Department of Music "He has been so contactable and welcoming and he has changed my university experience for the better." "His conscientiousness is always apparent in everything he does for us. From the well-structured, useful and fun tutorial sessions he plans weekly to the frequent reaching ...
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Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Education "Tracy always provides space and time to reflect, and I know that everyone in our cohort recognises this and seeks out opportunities to discuss ambitions, challenges, concerns and successes with her..." "...the wellbeing support that she has provided to ...
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Lecturer, Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences "In the first term, Joe organised a walk around Bristol oriented around the book 'Weird Bristol' (when groups of 6 were allowed), with the tutor group." "Joe organised weekly, voluntary 'coffee mornings' on Wednesdays... which gave the tutor group an opportunity to ...
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Outstanding Support Award

Faculty of Engineering Team members: Greg Richards, Ellen Gingell, Matthew Richardson, Richard Walker, Enea Colleoni, James Filbin, Jonathan Rose, Luke Woodbury, Daryl White, Jude Bramton "...have done an incredible job of allowing students access to practical activities and support against the severe challenges and hurdles imposed by COVID." "...as we ...
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Technology Enhanced Learning Developer (Dentistry), Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Dental Hospital "He also goes out of his way to enhance the community spirit of the dental school by creating and diligently updating the dental school blog, the Articulator." "His technical support with regards to online examination preparation is second ...
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Assessments, Feedback & Student Systems Manager, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School "Her efficiency and hard work are renowned with the medical school and are recognised by staff, students and all our external examiners. The sheer volume of work that Chris does is remarkable." "Chris is an essential part ...
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Inspiring and Innovative Teaching Award – PGRs Who Teach

Assistant Teacher, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies "Her passion for the topic of International Politics is evident and very infectious!" "Ms Stevens is particularly successful in challenging us to think beyond what the lectures or readings have discussed and she does so ...
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Teaching Associate, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering "...his clear explanations in lectures and brilliant notes have been absolutely invaluable." "Very innovative lectures based upon exciting and recent research" "Always delivers engaging and succinct lectures, particularly in this new online format." "Both ANMA and NSMA have been great courses, ...
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IFP Subject Lead, Faculty of Arts, Centre for Academic Language and Development "Louise has been very innovative in the way she teaches in that she has used multiple online platforms such as Menti.com, Padlet, and Kahoot to engage with us." "I really appreciate how Louise consistently provides detailed and useful ...
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Inspiring and Innovative Teaching Award

Lecturer in the Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry "Over the last 12 months, Rachel has developed an entirely new first year for these programmes, with the aim of teaching scientists the computational tools required to analyse and visualise data and build computer models." "Rachel has leveraged these tools to ...
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Lecturer Faculty of Science, School of Mathematics "The way he teaches provide many of our year 1 mathematics student a kind and rigorous introduction to the subject." "Amid the pandemic, he still tried his best to deliver a learning experience that is as intriguing as possible." "Outside of the curriculum, ...
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Lecturer Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences "...he has become both an asset and a central cog in our undergraduate teaching – providing exemplary pastoral support, innovative teaching pedagogies, and a welcome face to staff and students alike." "...he is an innovative and highly effective teacher - his podcasts ...
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Faculty of Life Science, School of Psychological Science Team members: Martin Bunnage, Alexander Milton, Aida Moses, Kit Pleydell-Pearce, David Turk, Ingram Wright "2021 marks the 10th anniversary for these ground-breaking programmes. As a result of them, Bristol is the leading centre in the UK for professional and academic training in ...
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Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science "With this supportive scaffold in place, we have felt able to challenge ourselves, innovate and push boundaries with a clear understanding of what is expected of us." "I feel that he's patient and clear and has made research methods really ...
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Lecturer in the Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences "Pushed me to challenge myself within my research, whilst always being around for advice." "He has been outstandingly dedicated to a subject that he clearly is passionate and knowledgeable about. He makes it extremely interesting and I enjoy his ...
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Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Team members: Alan Champneys, Mark Gilbertson, Jeff Barrie, Joel Ross, Becky Selwyn, Mark Schenk, Dorian Jones, Matthew Peel, Lucy Berthoud, Sean Lancastle "A huge amount of work was undertaken in a short space of time to consolidate teaching resources, and ...
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Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering "Despite the difficulties of online learning it is clear that she really cares about her students and wants the best for us." "She's keen to listen to feedback and adapt the lectures to the needs of each cohort ...
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Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering "Dr. Fornetti has taken advantage of all the opportunities offered by online learning and used them to provide an incredible teaching experience..." "He always delivers top quality lectures and notes, but more impressive than this is the extra activities ...
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Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies Team members: Geraldine MacDonald, Vicky Sharley, Jon Symonds, Paul Willis, Aggie Bezzina, Heather Ottaway, Ria Griffiths, Jo Toye, Harriet Tamlyn, Jessica Roy and William Turner "...shown unprecedented dedication and commitment to deliver innovative, collaborative and high-quality teaching and learning in ...
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Professor of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences and law, School of Education "Robin brought some difficult concepts to life through a wide variety of pedagogically innovative and engaging activities." "His classes were well structured and super inclusive..." "His teaching pedagogy is brilliant. As an international student, I can learn a ...
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Lecturer in Politics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies "...created a safe and interesting space to discuss and develop ideas in an environment where students feel comfortable and encouraged." "...she has really gone above and beyond to make every student in the module ...
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Lecturer, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School - Translational Health Sciences "I am personally inspired by her willingness to always seek to evaluate, review and iterate the areas of the course she works on and her extraordinary hard work." "She has written or co-written almost all of the cases ...
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Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School - Population Health Sciences Team members: Ruth Kipping, Deborah Caldwell, Nikki Foss, Maya Gobin, Beki Langford, Destiny Goodship, Hannah Christensen, Katy Turner, Charles Beck, Rona Campbell, Judi Kidger, Gemma Morgan, Frank De Vocht, Stephanie MacNeill, Nicola Wiles, Jo Coast, Sian Noble, Hayley Jones, ...
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Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Dental School Team members: Carla Fleming, Mark Gormley, Tim Harris, Mohammed Saqib, Chris Bell, Tamara Khayatt, Eithne Fyfe, Anna Dargue, Nirmal Patel, Tim Milton, Mariam Sayed, Laura Collins, Kathryn French, Tanu Bhat, Fleur Gately, Paul Martin, Ryan Lello, Peter Buckley, Charlotte Richards, Annie Pellatt, Katherine ...
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Senior Lecturer in Ancient Greek Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts, Classics and Ancient History "I have had the pleasure of being taught by her for each of my three years and was not surprised to see the level of detail and extra resources she put into online learning..." "Lyndsay ...
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Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, English "...excellent communication and an inclusive environment where everyone feels like they can contribute..." "Our seminars have always been a curious environment and I feel comfortable taking risks with my ideas, and have been encouraged to do so..." "I think Leighan is such an amazing contributor ...
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Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies. "...Itziar inspires me to learn and research more into the language. Every lesson (despite all being online) is really engaging and Itziar is very understanding of all students..." "Despite never meeting her in person, Itziar stood out to me...Itziar is ...
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