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December 2016

Making a Difference Awards 2017

(30 November 2016)

The annual Making a Difference Awards for social responsibility are now open to receive entries, with a closing date of Wednesday, 1 February 2017. 

Coordinated by the Office for Social Responsibility, the awards recognise and celebrate the many different types of social responsibility achievements of the University’s academic, professional support, library and cultural institution staff, students, alumni and external partners. 

The awards cover a wide range of contributions to the University’s social responsibility strategy, with categories including sustainability, public and community engagement, teaching and research impact on society, widening participation, social enterprise, volunteering, responsible processes and equality and diversity. Colleagues can nominate themselves or someone else for an award. 

President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, said: “I would encourage everyone who is making a positive contribution to society to enter the Making a Difference Awards for social responsibility. The awards help communicate our significant impact on society and is a highlight event in the calendar.” 

  • You can find out more about the awards on StaffNet.