Outstanding Teaching Celebrated in 2015

Barbara Morris Prize 2015
Winners of the 2015 Barbara Morris Prize.


The University’s annual Teaching Prizes recognise the standard and levels of teaching for which it has an outstanding reputation. And for 2015 Staff from the faculties of Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences received their prizes from Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow. The ceremony in October was hosted by Professor John Baldock, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning.

The recipients of the 2015 Barbara Morris Prize for learning support, include Laura García Rodríguez Blancas (Centre for Journalism) who was recognised for her outstanding work as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, particularly in relation to the provision of opportunities for students to experience authentic journalistic practice. The Medway-based interprofessional team consisting of Louise Frith (School of Music & Fine Art/SLAS), Frank Walker and Moses Malekia (School of Music & Fine Art), Gerard McGill and the Wellbeing Team, and Sally Apokis (Medway Chaplain) received the award for their collaborative project developing meditation resources and participative events to help students combat stress.

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Meditation Mix 2015