May 12, 2022, by Lisa Chin

Winners announced in UoN Tri-Campus Awards 2021/22

University of Nottingham Tri-Campus Awards

The Tri-Campus Awards, which traditionally recognised and celebrated the achievements of postgraduate researchers took an interesting turn last year when outstanding postdoctoral researchers, research staff and research supervisors across all faculties were also celebrated for their outstanding contributions.


The Postgraduate Award recognises accomplishments in research, publications, conferences as well as contributions to the postgraduate community.

The Outstanding Research Supervisor Award recognises and celebrates research supervisors who have created the most supportive, stimulating and inspirational research environment for postgraduate students.

New this year, the Postgraduate Research Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Research Community recognises the contributions that a postgraduate researcher or member of postdoctoral research staff has made to the University’s research community.

Also new this year, the Research Team Award for Most Supportive/Inclusive Research Environment recognises research team, consisted of researchers at a range of career stages, that has created an outstanding research environment.

Last but not least, the Postgraduate Assistant Award recognises and celebrates examples of innovative support of learning.

2021/22 Award Winners

This year the awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 12 May 2022 and was streamed live. The ceremony brought together all the award winners and other colleagues from across the three Nottingham campuses to celebrate the achievements and outstanding contributions of the award winners.

In his congratulatory message, Professor Andy Chan, Vice Provost of Research and Knowledge Exchange writes, “I am once again impressed by the extraordinary work of our researchers in delivering exceptional contributions in these exceptionally challenging times. Research excellence comes in many forms and the Tri-Campus Awards allow us to celebrate this spread of excellence. Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a significant change in the research landscape, with a growing emphasis on team-based, challenge-led and multidisciplinary research. With the introduction of two new award categories this year, I am especially delighted by the collegiate and collaborative approach to research, working across organisational structures and disciplinary boundaries. I congratulate all the winners across all five categories. They embody the best qualities of our research community and I thank them for their significant contributions.”

Echoing the proud delight, Dr Maniam Kaliannan, Associate Dean of Graduate School reflects on the tremendous depth of transformative research undertaken by our researchers at the University, “These awards celebrate one of the core aspects of our University: research. This year’s entries demonstrate the astonishing breadth and diversity of researchers at the University and we are delighted to celebrate and showcase the remarkable accomplishments of our postgraduate students and colleagues through these awards.”

Postgraduate Award Winners

Outstanding Research Supervisor Award Winners

Postgraduate Research Award Winner for Outstanding Contribution to the Research Community

Research Team Award Winner for Most Supportive/Inclusive Research Environment

Postgraduate Assistant Award Winners

We at the Graduate School would like to once again congratulate all award winners for their remarkable achievements and we certainly are proud of you!

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