Thursday, 20 March 2014

Annual Report extract - Awards and appointments

Roger Watson, Professor of Nursing

Sue Beacock was appointed Chair of the UK Learning and Intellectual Disabilities Nursing Academic Network.

Mary Beadle and Yvonne Needham presented a poster at the Phi Mu Chapter (England) Inaugural Conference Putting people at the heart of nursing care: leading the way at Bournemouth University in June 2013.  The poster was awarded the best poster prize for clarity of message and creativity of design.

Fiona Cowdell has been nominated by Cambridge Scholars Publishing for a British Medical Association award for her book entitled “That’s how we do it ... we treat them all the same” : an Exploration of the Experiences of Patients, Lay Carers and Health and Social Care staff of the Care Received by Older People with Dementia in Acute Hospital Settings.

Peter Draper was awarded a Senior Fellowship of the Curriculum Development and Teaching Enhancement with a remit to deliver a project on innovations in learning and teaching in higher education and awarded £10k by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education for a project to understand the experiences of educational innovators at the University of Hull.

Barbara Elliott and other Hull colleagues were shortlisted for the Universal Biotech Innovation Prize, beating around 200 other contenders from across Europe for their work on a novel feeding tube.  The project was also shortlisted for the Medipex NHS Innovation Awards and was one of five finalists in the Medical Devices and Diagnostics category. The feeding tube is designed to provide a signal once it is correctly positioned.  The project is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) Programme.

Mark Hayter was elected to Fellowship of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) in Washington DC, USA in October 2013.  Mark was also appointed Editor of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Andrea Hilton was awarded a University Teaching Fellowship (UTF) 2013.  This peer-reviewed award is made in recognition of Andrea’s excellent contribution to learning and teaching.  Andrea has also been appointed as a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence accreditation external adviser and a Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference research panel member.

Janet Kelly has been nominated by Cambridge Scholars Publishing for a British Medical Association book award, under the ‘Basis of Medicine’ category for her book Is Medical Ethics in Armed Conflict Identical to Medical Ethics in Times of Peace? 

Gloria Likupe was awarded a Mary Seacole award and in October 2013 was presented with a successful completion project certificate at the Royal College of Nursing of the UK office in London for her project 'A communication Model between Health Care Workers and Ethnic Minority Elders'.  The certificates were presented by Dean Royles, Chief Executive, NHS Employers and Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer England.

Jennifer Loke was awarded a Higher Education Academy International Scholarship to study nursing education in Singapore.

Roger Watson has been appointed to lead a Lancet commission on UK nursing.  Professor Watson will lead a team of eminent UK and international nurses over the next two years to investigate nursing education, organisation and practice in the UK.  Roger was also appointed to serve on the 2014 Research Excellence Framework sub-panel for Dentistry, Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy.

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