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The Medical Sciences Teaching Excellence Awards scheme invites applications / nominations in the following categories:


  1. Project Awards (funded) - provide funding for proposals to support the development of education.
  2. Major Educator (funded) - Awarded to individuals who make an outstanding contribution to the development of education and/or leadership in education and/or other educational initiatives, within the Medical Sciences Division or at institutional level
  3. Excellent Teacher (unfunded) - Awarded to individuals who provide excellent teaching
  4. Early Career Excellent Teacher (unfunded) - Awarded to individuals who provide excellent teaching and who are within the first five years of their career as a University/NHS teacher (i.e. have no prior or otherwise demonstrable experience as a teacher in other sectors/from other institutions)
  5. Excellent Supervisor Award (unfunded) - New category of award for 2019. These awards recognise individuals who make a major contribution to the wellbeing and academic progress of graduate students with whom they are working.
  6. Learning Support (funded) - Awarded to non-teaching staff who have made a contribution to supporting teaching and learning activities significantly beyond that which would normally be expected in their role.
  7. Lifetime Achievement (unfunded) - Awarded to individuals of the Collegiate University and/or NHS who have demonstrated high quality and sustained commitment to education throughout their career in the service of Oxford (normally a minimum of 15 years or equivalent).

The Selection Panel reserves the right to redistribute nominations to different categories.