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Carolina Borges  

Carolina shares more detail about their practice us and how they felt about being shortlisted for a Bristol Teaching Award.  

  1. Which Award were you shortlisted for? 

Outstanding Research Supervision Award 

  1. How did you feel when you found out you had been shortlisted for an Award? 

I felt incredibly grateful to my junior colleagues for their generosity and support. 

  1. Can you tell us a little bit about your practice and why you were nominated? 

I have been nominated for my work as a supervisor of PhD theses and mini projects. 

  1. What inspires you to go the extra mile with your teaching? 

I’m very inspired by the scientific discussions I have with supervisees and feel rewarded to have the opportunity of contributing to their training. 

  1. What would you like to share with others about your teaching practice? 

I try to create an environment where students feel comfortable with expressing themselves. I have the privilege of working with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and fields and hugely benefit from it. 

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