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December 2015

Making a Difference Awards 2016

(2 December 2015)

Following the success of the Making a Difference Awards for social responsibility in 2015, the Making a Difference Awards 2016 have now been launched.

The Making a Difference Awards recognise and celebrate the many different types of social responsibility achievements of the University’s academic and professional support staff, students and alumni.

Culminating in a major awards ceremony hosted by the President and Vice-Chancellor in May 2016, the awards will celebrate and raise awareness of how individuals and teams across the University are making a difference to the social and environmental wellbeing of our communities and wider society.

The awards cover a wide range of contributions to the University’s social responsibility strategy and include categories such as sustainability, pubic engagement, teaching innovation, research impact, inspiring communities, widening participation, responsible processes and equality and diversity.

Professor Nancy Rothwell said: “I would encourage everyone in our University community who is making a positive contribution to society to consider entering these awards as this will raise the profile of your work and communicate and enhance its impact.”

The deadline for entries is 1 February 2016.

  • Candidates can self-nominate or be nominated by a third party.
  • Individuals and teams can enter.

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