The following prize is open to all academics and teaching staff at the University of East Anglia The following prize is open to all academics and teaching staff at the University of East Anglia

The Sir Geoffrey and Lady Allen Prize For Excellence in Teaching

This is an annual prize of £1,000 for excellence in teaching. The prize is open to academic and academic-related members of staff in the Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Health, Science and Social Sciences and to Postgraduate Research students (undertaking teaching) or contract research staff based in any of the above Faculties.

Rules

  1. There shall be a prize to be awarded annually by the University to be known as the Sir Geoffrey and Lady Allen Prize for Excellence in Teaching, being one of five awards for Excellence in Teaching (more information is available regarding all the Recognition of Teaching awards).
  2. The value of the prize shall be £1,000.00 and shall be presented at Congregation by Sir Geoffrey or his representative.
  3. The prize shall be awarded for excellence in teaching and shall be open to academic and academic-related members of staff in the Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Health, Science and Social Sciences and to Postgraduate Research students (undertaking teaching) or contract research staff based in any of the above Faculties.
  4. The prize will be administered in accordance with the UEA Awards for Excellence in Teaching guidelines, as published on an annual basis.
  5. The Awards Panel will comprise:
  • The Vice-Chancellor (Chair)
  • The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
  • The Director of Taught Programmes or the Director of Postgraduate Research Degree Programmes
  • One member of teaching staff from each Faculty
  • The Union of UEA Students' Academic Officer (or student nominated by same)
  • The Chair of the Graduate Students' Association (or student nominated by same).

Past Prize Winners

2006/07 winner - Dr Robert Jenkins

2007/08 winner - Dr David Wright

2008/09 winner - Dr Brian Reid

2009/10 winner - Dr Simon Lancaster

2010/11 winner - Dr Fiona Poland

2011/12 winner - Dr Susan Barker

2012/13 winner - Dr Mark Wilkinson

2013/14 winner - Dr Alfonso Avila-Merino

2015/16 winner - Dr Gill Seyfang

2016/17 winner - Dr Fabio Aricò

2017/18 winner - Dr Paul McDermott

£1,000