The inaugural Durham Global Week wrapped up in style at the Durham Global Awards, held at Stephenson College on Friday 10 March.
Professor Rob Lynes CMG (Principal Stephenson College and Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global)) welcomed guests to announce the winners of 9 categories in the Durham Global Awards, as well as the winners of the Global Goals Game Changer Challenge.
The winners were selected from a large pool of nominees reflecting both individual and team contributions to our cultural diversity, and globally impactful academic projects, partnerships and collaborations. We would like to congratulate all winners and shortlistees of the first Durham Global Awards.
Winners: Mike Church, Kristen Hopper, Robin Coningham, Becky Gowland, Mark Manuel, Dan Lawrence
Winners: Durham University Student Volunteering and Outreach (DUSVO)
Winner: Alexandra Hart
Winners: St Aidan's College
Winner: Mary Fender
Winner: Gill Ramsay
Winner: Markian Prokopovych
Winner: Penny Johnson
Winners (joint): Katie Stobbs and Sam Dale
Winners: Imogen Stout, Bianca Drujescu, Hester Poon, TiAnna Plummer, Davida Sanya
>> Full details of the winners and shortlistees can be found here
I am delighted that, through these Awards, we can recognise the contribution of our international staff and students to the academic and cultural life of our University, and the efforts of individuals and teams to promote intercultural understanding and foster an inclusive and welcoming community. It is also an opportunity for us to celebrate the global impact of our work and learn from each other in a spirit of mutual respect and understanding.
Professor Rob Lynes CMG (Principal Stephen College and Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global)) welcomed guests to the inaugural Durham Global Awards.
Guests to the awards ceremony celebrated at Stephenson College.
Dr Shaid Mahmood MBE (Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion)) at the Durham Global Awards 2023.
Dr Monika Nangia (Academic Registrar) presented the Global Curriculum and the Global Volunteering Awards.
Dr Monika Nangia (Academic Registrar) and Global Curriculum Award winners represented by Professor Mike Church, Professor Becky Gowland and Dr Dan Lawrence; together with shortlisted nominee Dr Viktoria Ivleva.
Dr Monika Nangia (Academic Registrar) and Global Volunteering Award winner Alexandra Hart; together with shortlisted nominees Matilda Prentis, and representatives from Stephenson College and Durham Schools - Lunar New Year Schools Outreach Project in partnership with Durham County Council.
Professor Kieran Fernandes (Associate Dean for Internationalisation in the Business School) and International Partnership Award winner Dr Markian Prokopovych; together with shortlisted nominee Liz Waller.
Professor Kieran Fernandes (Associate Dean for Internationalisation in the Business School) and Local to Global Award winner Dr Penny Johnson; together with representatives for shortlisted nominee group Durham Global Schools.
Joanne Race (Director of Human Resources & Organisation Development) and Global Professional Services Award shortlisted nominees Simon Litchfield, Lindsay Young (accepted by Dr Katie Harland-Edminson), and Sophie Sowerby.
Joanne Race (Director of Human Resources & Organisation Development) and Respect, Fairness & Equity Award joint winners Katie Stobbs and Sam Dale (accepted by Jeremy Cook) ; together with shortlisted nominee group Professor Glenn McGregor and Ustinov College Team.
Jeremy Cook (Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience)) and Global College Award winners St Aidan's College; together with shortlisted nominees South College and Ustinov College.
Jeremy Cook (Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Colleges and Student Experience)) and Global Student Experience Award winners Durham University Student Volunteering and Outreach (DUSVO); together with shortlisted nominees Elena Meier and Hatfield College.
Sue Snowdon (H.M. Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham) and Game Changer Challenge Award winners Bianca Drujescu, Imogen Stout, Davida Sanya, Hester Poon and TiAnna Plummer.
Sue Snowdon (H.M. Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham) and Lifetime Achievement Award winner Mary Fender (accepted by Mark Critchley); together with shortlisted nominee Linda Crowe.