Social Responsibility


There’s still time to enter the Making a Difference Awards

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:38:00 GMT

With a deadline of midnight on Wednesday 1 February there are just a couple of days left to enter the Making a Difference Awards 2017.

The Awards are open to all staff and students at the University and individuals or teams can submit an entry for themselves, or be nominated by a third party. The Awards aim to recognise and celebrate the many different types of social responsibility achievements of the University’s academic and professional support staff, students and alumni.

Culminating in a major awards ceremony hosted by the President and Vice-Chancellor in May 2017, the awards will celebrate and raise awareness of how individuals and teams across the University are making a difference to the social and environmental wellbeing of our communities and wider society.
The award categories include the following:

  • Outstanding benefit to society through research
  • Outstanding teaching innovation in social responsibility
  • Outstanding contribution to social enterprise
  • Inspiring communities
  • Outstanding public engagement initiative
  • Outstanding contribution to equality and diversity
  • Outstanding Professional Support Services and library support for social responsibility
  • Outstanding contribution to environmental sustainability
  • Outstanding contribution to widening participation
  • Volunteer of the Year Award

Read about some of the 2016 Making a Difference Award winners and find out how winning an Award made a difference to their work.

Further information, award criteria and the entry form can be found on the social responsibility website.

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