President’s 2016 Awards and Medal for Excellence in Societal Engagement

The President’s Awards for Excellence are annual awards to recognise staff members who have
made outstanding contributions in Education, Research, or Societal Engagement.

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Societal Engagement, awarded for the first time, 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
Imperial College Centre for Engagement and Simulation Science (ICCESS), led by Professor Roger Kneebone and Dr Fernando Bello – Department of Surgery & Cancer

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.

Plastic not fantastic in our oceans, led by Dr Erik van Sebille – The Grantham Institute

The Collaboration Award for Societal Engagement
For staff who have delivered successful engagement activities through collaborating with other departments and/or external partners.

National Heart and Lung Repair Shop and Convenience Store: Science pop-up shops, led by Ellen Dowell and Professor Sara Rankin – National Heart and Lung Institute

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.

Natasha Martineau – Advancement

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.

Native Scientist, led by Dr. Joana Moscoso and Dr Tatiana Correia

John Neilson
College Secretary & Registrar