President’s Awards for Excellence in Societal Engagement

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

The President’s Awards for Excellence in Societal Engagement 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
For individuals who have made exceptional contributions to societal engagement.  

Winner: Dr Victoria Male, Department of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction 

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. 

Individual Award winner: Dr Izhar Shah, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Team Award winner: JAMVENT outreach team, Department of Bioengineering and Department of Surgery and Cancer 

  • Dr Joseph van-Batenburg Sherwood 
  • Dr Jennifer Frattolin 
  • Dr Michael Madekurozwa 
  • Dr Jakob Mathiszig-Lee 

Individual Award highly commended: Dr Marc Masen, Department of Mechanical Engineering 

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. 

Winner: Dr Jackie Bell, Department of Computing 

Student Award for Excellence in Societal Engagement
For undergraduate or postgraduate students who have taken the initiative to deliver high-quality engagement activities with the public, schools, community groups and/or patients. 

Individual Award winner: Hamza Ikhlaq, Faculty of Medicine 

Team Award winner: Inspiring Design, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 

  • Peter Adesina 
  • Javier Cañada Pérez-Sala 
  • He-in Cheong 
  • Pepe Puchol-Salort 
  • Terry Ugama 

Inspirational Partner Award for Excellence in 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. 

Individual Award winner: Louisa Thompson 

Team Award winner: Nova Opportunities 

  • Matthew Barnett 
  • Lizzie Cho 
  • Aimee Ling 

You can read more about the awards in our news story.

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