Medical School awards recognise the achievements of 2015

Swansea University Medical School has held its Annual Awards for 2015, which celebrate the achievements of its staff and students.

Staff and students from across the Medical School, along with invited guests, celebrated individual and team successes at a glitzy ceremony held at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea, on Friday, December 4.

Medical School Annual Awards 2015









The 2015 Award Winners were: 

  • Student Ambassador Award for Outstanding Contribution

Winner - Alison Zander, MedSoc President 2014-15

The runner-up was Ryan Govier, 3rd Year Graduate Entry Medicine Student 

  • Outstanding Contribution to Operations/Administration Awards

Winning team - Education and Technical Team: Greg Barber, Mark Spillane, Victoria Mort, and Anthony Bentham

The two runners-up were Swansea Trials Unit and Education Team at Morriston Hospital 

  • Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Award

Winner - Dr Ed Dudley, Senior Lecturer for Genetics and Bio Chemistry

Runner-up was Dr Tom Wilkinson, Associate Professor 

  • Outstanding Contribution to Research Award

2 Winners in this category; Professor Ronan Lyons, Clinical Professor Public Health and also Dr Zita Jessop, MRC Clinical Academic Fellow.

The runner-up was Dr Gwyneth Davies. 

  • Outstanding Contribution to Enterprise and Innovation

Winner - Beverley Wilson-Smith, for her work with the Talent Bank

The runner-up was ILS Tenant; Calon Cardio Technology 

  • The Dean's Award for Outstanding Collaboration

Winner - Athena Swan Team for the Medical School 

Speaking on the Awards evening Dean and Head of the Medical School, Professor Keith Lloyd, said: “It's been another very successful year beginning with a great Research Excellence Framework (REF) result, the opening of the MRC CLIMB centre for microbial genomics, the opening of the Data Science Building, increased student numbers, new courses and much more besides. 

“Tonight we celebrate success in a number of areas. Congratulations to all who have been nominated for awards and to all the staff who help make our Medical School a success.”

Along with the award ceremony, guests enjoyed music from the Dave Barry Big Band and later in the evening The Arrhythmic. A raffle was also held for the Medical School’s charity, the St David’s Medical Foundation. 

A gallery of photographs from the Medical School Annual Awards 2015 can be found on Flickr here.