Staff achievements recognised at the BEAMS Professional Services Awards
4 December 2018
The second Built Environment, Engineering and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (BEAMS) Professional Services Awards were held on Wednesday 28th November and recognised the positive attitudes and the commitment shown by professional services staff within this area.
The second BEAMS Professional Services Awards was held on Wednesday 28th November in Woburn House. These awards were set up to recognise the positive attitude and commitment that individual professional services staff in BEAMS bring to their work and celebrate how they are contributing to the UCL 2034 enablers. There were 77 nominations and the variety of grades and types of staff nominated was impressive. Donna Williamson (Faculty Manager for Mathematical & Physical Sciences) opened the speeches, then Wendy Knowles (Faculty Manager for the Bartlett) had the pleasure of inviting the Runner Ups and Winners to the stage for Rex Knight (Vice-Provost of Operations) to present the certificates and prizes.
The first enabler category was giving our students the best support, facilities and opportunities. The runner up of this category was Emma Grant, from the BEAMS School and the winner was Dr Jadranka Butorac from the Department of Chemistry.
The second enabler category was valuing our staff and delivering on equality and diversity. The runner up of this category was Lori Colletti Campbell from the Department of Science and Technology Studies in MAPS and the winner was Helen Higgins from the Department of Mathematics.
The third enabler category was financing our ambitions. The runner up of this category was Ella Sivyer, from the Bartlett Faculty Office and the winner was Dr Richard Thorogate from the London Centre for Nanotechnology.
The fourth enabler category was delivering excellent systems and processes in support of UCL’s vision. The runner up of this category was Nisha Gosai from the Department of Computer Science and the winner is Kim Morgan from the Department of Biochemical Engineering.
The fifth enabler category was maintaining a sustainable estate to meet our aspirations. The runner up of this category was John P. Bowles from the Department of Earth Sciences and the winner was Dr Matthew Lougher from the London Centre for Nanotechnology.
The nominees of the final enabler category was communicating and engaging effectively with the world. The runner up of this category was Sophie Lane from the MAPS Faculty Office, and the winner was Malcolm Chalmers from the Department of Science & Technology Studies within MAPS.
We would like to thank everyone who came along to celebrate the professional services work.