Best Postgraduate Teacher

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the Best Postgraduate Teacher Award 2017:

  • Anna Bidgood DPhil Candidate in Earth Sciences, University College
  • Niklas Bobrovitz DPhil Candidate, Nuffield Department of Primary Health Care, Green Templeton College & Clarendon Scholar
  • Rachael Cassidy DPhil Candidate in Economics, St Antony’s College
  • Olivia Shun-yan Cheung DPhil Candidate in Politics and International Relations, St Antony’s College
  • Simon-Pierre Chevarie-Cossette DPhil Candidate in Philosophy, University College
  • Dr Simukai Chigudu DPhil Candidate in International Development, St Anne’s College
  • Dylan Collins DPhil Candidate, Nuffield Department of Primary Health Care, Christ Church & Rhodes Scholar
  • Allison Hartnett DPhil Candidate in Politics, Corpus Christi College
  • Xiyu Jiao DPhil Candidate in Economics, Mansfield College
  • Krishnaprasad Kizhakke Valappil DPhil Candidate in Law, Exeter College & Clarendon Scholar
  • Robin Meye DPhil Candidate in Comparative Philology and General Linguistics, Faculty of Classics

This is a brand new award for 2017, designed to recognise those who provide outstanding teaching as well as conducting research of the highest quality for their own qualifications. Balancing an intense academic workload with a teaching timetable is an impressive feat for anyone, and those who have made this shortlist do it brilliantly. Thank you to all nominated for the enormous improvements you have made to the Oxford student experience.

There were a record number of nominations this year, each of a very high standard. Thank you to our student and staff panelists for all the handwork that went into selecting this shortlist. We sincerely appreciate the efforts of each member of staff recognised by your fantastic nominations and will be contacting departmental and college heads to discuss further celebration of the achievements of all nominees.

We have emailed each shortlisted individual, inviting them to attend the awards ceremony on 11 May 2017 from 6.30pm at Oxford Town Hall, where the winner of the Best Postgraduate Teacher Award will be announced.

If you are a student, and would like to attend the awards ceremony, please get in contact with us: aro@ousu.ox.ac.uk