Recipients of the 2003 Trinity College Dublin Provost’s Teaching Awards Announced

Posted on: 09 March 2004

Recipients of the 2003 Provost’s Teaching Awards Trinity College Dublin were announced today, Tuesday 9 th March 2004 . Dr. Edna Roche, Department of Paediatrics, Dr. Brian Foley, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Ms. Meriel Huggard, Department of Computer Science and Dr Amanda Piesse, Department of English were all recognised for their dedication and commitment to teaching and learning excellence.

Dr John Hegarty, Provost of Trinity College Dublin presented the winners with their citations and awards at a ceremony in the Provost’s House in the College. There were 33 nominations by staff and students of Trinity for the 2003 Provost’s Teaching Awards of which seven were selected to submit comprehensive portfolios. These portfolios were examined, together with feedback from academic peers and current students, by members of the Academic Practice and Quality sub-Committee who had the difficult task of selecting the winners.

Launched during the 2000/01 academic year, the Provost’s Teaching Award Scheme rewards academic staff members who have made an outstanding contribution in the pursuit of teaching excellence in College and promotes teaching as a scholarly activity. The scheme is sponsored by the Higher Education Authority and funded under the National Development Plan 2000/2006.