Congratulations to Senior Tutor, Dr Sandra Fulton, for winning the 2016 Pilkington Teaching Prize!

altCongratulations to Girton’s Senior Tutor, Sandra Fulton, who has been awarded the University’s Pilkington Prize for 2016, in recognition of her teaching excellence in Biochemistry

She joins a distinguished coterie of College Fellows who have previously won this coveted award including Nik Cunniffe (2015 winner), Andrew Jefferies for VetMed (2011 winner), Hugh Shercliff for Engineering (2011 winner), Martin Ennis for Music (2009 winner), Julia Riley for Physics (2009 winner) and Josh Slater for VetMed (2003 winner).

The Pilkington Prize awards were inaugurated in 1994 and endowed by Sir Alastair Pilkington to acknowledge excellence in teaching. The prizes are awarded to individuals who make a substantial contribution to the teaching programme of a Department, Faculty or the University as a whole. There are twelve prizes awarded each year, with nominations made by each School.  The prizes are awarded annually by the Vice-Chancellor. 


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Published: 24 February 2016