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The efforts of Oxford Medical Sciences staff have been recognised in the 2017 Oxford University Students Union Teaching Awards.

The University of Oxford Students Union (OUSU) invites students to nominate candidates in a variety of categories for the Teaching Awards. This year a record breaking 895 nominations were received for six categories. OUSU officers and student panels narrowed this down to a shortlist before selecting the winners, who were presented with their awards at a ceremony at Oxford Town Hall on 11th May.

Dr Bec Dragovic (Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) won Most Acclaimed Lecturer (Medical Sciences Division). Read more (Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology website). 

Dr MaryAnn Noonan (Department of Experimental Psychology) won the award for Outstanding Tutor (Medical Sciences Division). 

Dr Proochista Ariana (Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine) won the award for Outstanding Graduate Supervisor (Medical Sciences Division), and also the Special Recognition Award. 

Read more (OUSU website)

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