ALSS success at the Learning and Teaching Conference 2016

Published: 5 July 2016 at 12:37

Dr Alison Ainley, Head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, being presented with her award by Vice Chancellor Professor Iain Martin

Four Vice Chancellor's Awards among the prizes awarded to staff in our faculty

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We are pleased to announce a series of impressive wins for colleagues in the Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences at this year’s Anglia Ruskin Learning and Teaching Conference.

Four Vice Chancellor’s Awards, which includes a honorarium of £2000, were awarded to members of our academic staff:

  • Dr Alison Ainley for her sustained excellence as Head of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Principal Law Lecturer Julia Ramsay for her sterling work as Anglia Law School Employability Champion
  • The MA Children’s Book Illustration course team in our Cambridge School of Art for the sustained excellence of this programme
  • The Music Therapy and Dramatherapy Team in the Department of Music and Performing Arts for the sustained excellence of these MA programmes

Lecturer in Drama Dr Heather Lilley was awarded one of three University Teaching Fellowships, including up to £5000 to be spent on a learning, teaching and assessment project, and three Learning and Teaching Projects (funded up to £3,500 each) were also won by members of our faculty:

The conference was held on 23 June at our Chelmsford campus, with a keynote speech by Professor Pauline Kneale of Plymouth University on 'Reflections on building a pedagogic research community’.

Congratulations to all our winners for their inspirational work.


Image: Dr Alison Ainley being presented with her award by Vice Chancellor Professor Iain Martin