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School of Life Sciences awards

Award Year Awarded to
PiCLS Best Mentor Award
2023
PiCLS Best Postdoctoral/Technician Mentor Award
2023 Dr Alejandro Brenes Murillo
Innovator of the Year
2023 Research focused award - Peter Ibrahim
Business focused award - Ricardo Moreno Ballesteros ​
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2023 Dr Joshua Peter
Howard Elder Prize
2023
Brian Cox Prize for Excellence in Public Engagement with Research
2023 Engaged Researcher of the Year: Fred Simeons
Team of the Year : CeTPD Outreach Team
Project of the Year: MRC-PPU’s ‘Exchanges: Inspiring Parkinson's Conversations’
People's Award
2023 Derek Bateman and Ruth Hernandez (PhD student)
Team Award went to the Scottish Parasitology Partnership in Research, Innovation and Training (SPPIRIT) Committee ​
Dean’s Professional Services Excellence Award
2023
PiCLS Best Mentor Award
2022
Professor Doreen Cantrell CBE FRS FRSE FMedSci
PiCLS Best Postdoctoral Mentor Award
2022
Innovator of the Year
2022 Best Innovation was awarded to a team comprising of Simone Altmann, Sandra Carvalho, Melanie Ridgway, Anna Trenaman, Michele Tinti, Susan Wyllie and David Horn
Best Early-Stage Business Idea was won by Toan Phung (with significant contribution from Raja Nurijogi and team Alessi )
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2022 Dr Thomas Williams
Brian Cox Prize for Excellence in Public Engagement with Research
2022 Engaged Researcher of the Year: Thomas Williams
Project of the Year: DNA Daffodil Team
Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching
2022
People's Award
2022 Louise Fraser, Heather Duncan, Team Award went to the Assess Team in CTIL
Student nominated Award for Teaching & Impact on the Student Experience
2021
Howard Elder Prize
2021
Innovator of the Year
Innovator of the Year - Best Early-Stage Business Idea
2021 Adam Bond
Connor Craigon
People's Award
2021 Dr Nicola Darling
Innovator of the Year
Innovator of the Year - Best Innovation
2021 Drug Discovery Unit
School of Life Sciences Awards
Chancellor's Award for outstanding achievement in contributions to teaching at the University of Dundee
2021
Professor Stephen Land CSciTeach FRSB FTPS
Brian Cox Prize: Project of the Year
2021
Brian Cox Prize: Engaged Researcher
2021
PiCLS Best Postdoctoral Mentor Award
2021
PiCLS Best Mentor Award
2021
Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM SFHEA
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2021 Olivia James
People's Award
2020 Letty Gibson
People's Award
2020 Our technical and scientific services
People's Award
2020 Dr Natalie Bamford
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2020 Dr Francisco Bustos
PiCLS Best Postdoctoral Mentor Award
2020
PiCLS Best Mentor Award
2020
Dean's Merit Award
2020
Dean's Merit Award
2020 Letty Gibson
Brian Cox Prize: Engaged Researcher
2020 Michaela Omelkova
Dean's Special Commendation
2020
Howard Elder Prize
2020 Claire Gorby
Brian Cox Prize: Engaged Researcher
2019
Howard Elder Prize
2019 Dr Luke Fulcher
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2019 Dr Joana Faria
PiCLS Best Mentor Award
2019
Innovator of the Year
Best early-stage business idea
2019
Dr David Martin FRSB FHEA
People's Award
2019
Innovator of the Year
2019 Innovative Targets Group
People's Award
2019
Student nominated Award for Teaching & Impact on the Student Experience
2019
Professor Stephen Land CSciTeach FRSB FTPS
People's Award
2019 Store's Team
Brian Cox Prize: Project of the Year
2019 Jalview Educational Resources
Brian Cox Prize: Project of the Year
2019 Medicine Maker Badge
Brian Cox Prize: Engaged Researcher
2018
Brian Cox Prize: Engaged Researcher
2018
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2018 Dr Ye Hong
Howard Elder Prize
2018
Innovator of the Year
Best early-stage new business idea
2018  Dr Xinjin Liang
Innovator of the Year
(Runner-up)
2018 Dr Alejandro Brenes Murillo
Innovator of the Year
2018 Wenbin Guo
People's Award
2018 PiCLS
People's Award
2018
Brian Cox Prize: Project of the Year
2018
Brian Cox Prize: Project of the Year
2018
Student nominated Award for Teaching & Impact on the Student Experience
2017
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2017
Howard Elder Prize
2017
Brian Cox Prize: Project of the Year
2017 Fascination in Plants Day
Brian Cox Prize: Engaged Researcher
2017
Teaching Award for Good Practice
(Highly Commended)
2016
Teaching Award for Good Practice
(Highly Commended)
2016
Professor Stephen Land CSciTeach FRSB FTPS
Teaching Award for Good Practice
(Highly Commended)
2016
Teaching Award for Good Practice
(Highly Commended)
2016
Brian Cox Prize: Project of the Year
2016 Outer Space | Inner Space
Teaching Award for Good Practice
(Highly Commended)
2016
Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM SFHEA
Brian Cox Prize: Engaged Researcher
2016 Dr David Foley
Teaching Award for Good Practice
2016
Howard Elder Prize
2016 Dr Ruzica Bago
Molecular and Cellular Biology Prize
2016
Innovator of the Year
2016
Associate Member of the Higher Education Academy
2015
Dundee Prize for Cell and Molecular Biology
2015 Miss Agne Kazlauskaite
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
2015 Dr Emma Sheils
Howard Elder Prize
2014 Dr Marija Maric
Dundee Prize for Cell and Molecular Biology
2014 Dr Raman Das
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
2014 Dr. Laura Hobley
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
2014 Dr Elliot Erskine
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
2014
Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM SFHEA
Anne and Normille Baxter Prize for Cancer Research
2014 John Biddlestone
Innovator of the Year
2014
Howard Elder Prize
2013 Dr Motoharu Ono
Dundee Prize for Cell and Molecular Biology
2013 Mrs Lina Herhaus
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
2013 Dundee iGEM
Innovator of the Year
2013 Ms. Lauren Sullivan
Innovator of the Year
2013 Dr Jeremy Besnard
Howard Elder Prize
2013 Dr Kayo Ono
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
2012 Dundee iGEM
CLS Innovator of the Year
2012 Dr Richard Bickerton
CLS Innovator of the Year
2012 Mr Ayaz Najafov
Dundee Prize for Cell and Molecular Biology
2011 Dr Shuai Chen
Howard Elder Prize
2011 Dr Kumara Dissanayake
CLS Innovator of the Year
2011 Dr Iva Hopkins Navratilova
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
Senior Researcher 
2011
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
Early Career Researcher
2011 Miss Amy Gerc
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
Early Career Researcher
2011 Helen Woodroof
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
Early Career Researcher
2011 Dr Anne Seifert
Howard Elder Prize
2010 Dr Craig MacKay
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
Early Career Researcher
2010 Dr Laurie Gay
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
Senior Researcher
2010
Professor Nicola Stanley-Wall FRSE FRSB FEAM SFHEA
Brian Cox Award: Public Engagement
2009 Professor Sue Black OBE FRSE
Howard Elder Prize
2009 Dr Elton Zeqiraj
David Lane Excellence in Public Engagement
2008 Dr Emma Shanks
Howard Elder Prize
2008 Dr Xu Huang