UofG nominated for five ‘Oscars of higher education’

Issued: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 09:36:00 BST

The University of Glasgow has picked up five nominations in the prestigious Times Higher Education Awards.

The annual awards, organised by the Times Higher Education magazine and sometimes referred to as the 'Oscars of higher education', recognise a wide range of achievements in areas including teaching, entrepreneurship, widening participation and research.

Our nominations are:

  • Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year: University of Glasgow on behalf of FOCUS West
  • Research Project of the Year: Professor David Clark and Glasgow End of Life Studies Group
  • Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year: Dr Matteo Ceriotti, School of Engineering
  • Outstanding International Student Strategy: five-year strategic plan/internationalisation strategy
  • Most Innovative Contribution to Business-University Collaboration: Aridhia, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow

The winners of each of this year's 19 award categories will be announced at a ceremony in London on Thursday 24 November.

Professor Anton Muscatelli"Pleased and proud"

Professor Anton Muscatelli, said: "We're pleased and proud to be nominated for five Times Higher Education Awards – one nomination more than last year and more than any other institution this year.

"It's fantastic that the University's world-changing work in teaching, research, outreach, internationalisation and knowledge exchange is being recognised by the Times Higher Education judges.

"I'd like to congratulate everyone involved in the work nominated and wish them the best of luck for the awards ceremony."

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