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April 2015

Making a Difference Awards shortlist announced

(7 April 2015)

The Making a Difference Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of staff and students and celebrate how they are making a difference. Staff from across the Faculty of Humanities have been shortlisted for the awards which take place in May.

Shortlisted entries from our Faculty:

Outstanding benefit to society through research

  • Dr Leandro Minuchin, Manchester Architecture Research Centre, School of Environment, Education and Development

Outstanding contribution to widening participation

  • Dr Tom McCunnie, School of Social Sciences

Outstanding aspiring Social Enterprise of the Year (Trading for less than 1-year)

  • Ruth Daniel, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Outstanding aspiring Social Enterprise of the Year (Trading more than 1-year)

  • Amy Win, former student in the School of Social Sciences
  • Dr Joanne Tippett, School of Environment, Education and Development

Outstanding local community collaboration

  • Tine Buffel, School of Social Sciences and Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)

Outstanding Professional Support Services for social responsibility

  • Alex Waddington, Communications and Marketing Team, Faculty of Humanities

Outstanding contribution to environmental sustainability award (Student)

  • Gabriele Schliwa, PhD student, School of Environment, Education and Development

 

Policy@Manchester also received a Commended Certificate in the Making a Difference Awards. The certificate is in recognition of the initiative’s work in the ‘outstanding public engagement’ category.

For the full shortlist visit the Making a Difference website.