Achievement, Contribution and Excellence (ACE) awards for academic and research staff

  • Teaching, learning and enhancing the student experience

    Evidence of particular success, effectiveness and impact in the following:

    • innovation in teaching, learning, and assessment
    • significant contribution and innovation in programme/module review and development
    • making a significant impact/contributions to activities which enhance the student experience, e.g. co-curricular, NSS action planning, etc.
    • team leadership or project leadership
    • exemplary teaching, tutorial and other guidance to students to help them progress their learning
    • engagement in continuous professional development which has demonstrably enhanced learning and teaching
    • promoting a professional profile within the institution
    • proactive membership of appropriate professional bodies which leads to acquisition of a teaching qualification or teaching accreditation and/or enhances the reputation of the department or University
    • knowledge exchange activity
    • enterprise activities
    • promoting widening participation


    Research

    Evidence of particular success, effectiveness and impact in the following:

    • initiation or effective leadership of research
    • identifying sources of and securing research funding
    • developing high level research skills
    • disseminating, presenting and publishing research findings
    • developing the research skills of others
    • contributing to the review of departmental research strategies
    • developing partnerships with external bodies


    Administration

    Evidence of particular success, effectiveness and impact in the following:

    • quality management
    • course management
    • recruitment of students
    • good citizenship and acting as a role model,  e.g. contribution to committees, wider activities, etc.
    • representing the department on external bodies


    Updated December 2017