The President’s Awards for Excellence in Societal Engagement recognise and reward staff, students and community partners who have delivered excellence in schools engagement, community engagement, engagement with research and/or patient engagement.
The President’s Medal for Excellence in Societal Engagement
For individuals or teams who have made exceptional contributions to societal engagement.
Winner: Dr Annalisa Alexander, Student Recruitment & Outreach
The Achievement Award for Societal Engagement
For staff who have taken the initiative to deliver high-quality engagement activities with the public, schools, community groups and/or patients.
Team Award winner: Imperial Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC), School of Public Health
Individual Award winner: Dr Sunday Popo-Ola, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Team Award highly commended: The Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) team, Department of Surgery & Cancer
Individual Award highly commended: Priya Pallan, Academic Partnerships
Individual Award highly commended: Dr Nathan Green, School of Public Health
The Leadership Award for Societal Engagement
For staff who have demonstrated an on-going commitment to societal engagement; bringing enthusiasm and innovation to this area and actively supporting other staff and students to get involved.
Winner: Dr Roberto Trotta, Centre of Languages, Culture and Communication
Highly commended: Juliet Allibone, Department of Medicine
The Inspirational Partner Award for Societal Engagement
For individuals or teams outside Imperial who have made outstanding contributions that inspire and support us in the achievement of one or more of our societal engagement aims.
Winner: Fran Husson, Patient and Public Representative at the Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance
Student Award for Excellence in Societal Engagement
For undergraduate or postgraduate students who have taken the initiative to deliver high-quality engagement activities with the public, schools, community groups and/or patients.
Team Award winner: The Dean’s Student Advisory Panel, Imperial College Business School
Individual Award winner: Dr Ishita Marwah, National Heart & Lung Institute.