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The Graduate School Prize 2018-19

The Graduate School invites nominations for the 2018-19 Graduate School Prizes. All postgraduate research students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities during the 2018-19 academic year who are up to date with progress checks and on target to complete their degree within 4 years (7 years for part-time students) are eligible. Nominations can be made by both students and staff in the Faculty.

Graduate Teacher Prize   

This recognises graduate students who have made a significant impact through teaching in the Faculty. One prize of £400 is offered.

Additional eligibility criteria: the teaching for which the student is nominated must have taken place during the student’s current degree programme.

The Student Article Prize

This is awarded to the best paper published by a graduate student. One prize of £400 is offered.

Additional eligibility criteria: the student must be the first author on the paper; the manuscript must have been written and published during the student’s current degree program.

The Public Engagement and Outreach Prize

This recognises and showcases the many ways in which students in the arts and humanities increasingly engage with, and have an impact on, public audiences. One prize of £400 is offered.

Additional eligibility criteria: the public engagement work for which the student is nominated must have taken place during the student’s current degree programme.

The Research Community Prize

This recognises the importance of the work that Postgraduate Students at UEA put in to improving and strengthening the research community in the Faculty of the Arts and Humanities. One prize of £400 is offered.

Additional eligibility criteria: the PGR Community engagement work for which the student is nominated must have taken place during the student’s current degree programme.

Application Process

A completed nomination form (Word document, 84 KB) should be submitted as an attachment, with any relevant supplementary material, to Beverley Youngman (IIH) at humgrad.enquiry@uea.ac.uk.

The deadline for nominations is ­­­­Wednesday 17 April 2019 at 12:00 noon. Nominations submitted after this date will not be considered.

The selection team will include the Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research and Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Programmes. The selectors reserve the right not to award prizes and to share prizes between students at their discretion. The decision of the selection team is final.

The selection panel will be held on Thursday 2 May 2019 and the Prize Ceremony will be held from 16:00 in the Graduate Centre, Union House on Friday 24 May 2019.

Last year's prize ceremony took place in the Graduate Lounge, Union House. The prizes were awarded by Dr John Turnpenny (PPL), Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research.

Teacher Prize 

Winner: Karyn Walker (PPL)

Article Prize 

Winner: Katherine Gazzard (AMA) 

Nominees: Francesca Bove (AMA), Annie Kelly (AMA), Dani Redd (LDC), Elliot Short (HIS)  

Public Engagement and Outreach Prize 

Winner: Akin Oyawale (PPL) 

Nominees: Jamie Freeman and Ryan Hale (HIS), Zahra Khosroshahi (AMA), Michael Kyriacou (PPL), Vera da Silva Sinha (PPL), Sharlene Teo (LDC)

Research Community Prize 

Winner: Michael Kyriacou (PPL) 

Nominees: Vera da Silva Sinha (PPL), Taymour Soomro (LDC), Marie-Alix Thouaille (AMA)