Prizes Committee

Composition and membership

Composition and membership 2021/22

 2021/22

PositionMember
Chair - appointed by Senate on recommendation from the Vice-Chancellor Dr Rebecca Higginson - until 31.7.2022
School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
Five members appointed by Schools selected on a rotational basis, one member per School Dr Sean Mitchell - until 31.7.2022
Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical, and Manufacturing Engineering

Dr Brian Winn - until 31.7.2022
School of Science

Dr Emma Haycraft - until 31.7.2023
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Stephen Frost - until 31.7.2024
School of Business and Economics

Vacancy - until 31.7.2024
London
Up to three Co-opted members

Dr Mahroo Eftekari - until 31.7.2024
School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Prof Eileen Yu - until 31.7.2024

School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

 

Member nominated by Students Union  
Secretary James Strong

Tenure of office

The Chair shall remain in office for not more than two terms, each being three years. Nominated members shall remain in office for not more than three years, except in the event of being appointed to the Chair when their period of office may be extended for up to a further two terms and nine years in total.

The five School representatives will serve for three years and will be rotated to ensure membership from all nine Schools is staggered over time. The three co-opted members will be selected through Chairs’ action and provide strength in succession planning of full members.

Co-options should be used also to improve the gender and ethnic diversity of the committee, aiming for the committee membership to be at least 40% female and 15% Black, Asian, or other Minority Ethnic background.

Composition and membership 2020/21

2020/21

PositionMember 
Chair - elected by Senate Dr Rebecca Higginson  (until 31.7.2022)
Secretary Francesca Pearce  
Five members appointed by selected Schools, one member per School plus up to three co-opted members
School of Social Sciences Dr Sean Mitchell (until 31.7.2022
School of Social Sciences Dr Thomas Thurnell-Read  (until 31.7.2021) 
School of Science Dr Brian Winn (until 31.7.2022)
  Vacancy  
  Vacancy  
Member nominated by Students Union Ana-Maria Bilciu (Education Executive Officer) (until 31.7.2022)

TENURE OF OFFICE - 

The Chair shall remain in office for not more than two terms, each being three years. Nominated members shall remain in office for not more than three years, except in the event of being appointed to the Chair when his/her period of office may be extended for up to a further two terms and nine years in total.

The five School representatives will serve for three years and will be rotated to ensure membership from all nine Schools is staggered over time. The three co-opted members will be selected through Chairs’ action and provide strength in succession planning of full members. 

Composition and membership 2019/20

2019/20

PositionMember 
Chair - elected by Senate Dr Rebecca Higginson  (until 31.7.2022)
Secretary Francesca Pearce  
Five members appointed by selected Schools, one member per School plus up to three co-opted members
School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering Dr Ashraf El-Hamalawi (until 31.7.2020)
Loughborough Design School Dr Diane Gyi (until 31.7.2020)
School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering Dr Sean Mitchell (until 31.7.2022
School of Social Sciences Dr Thomas Thurnell-Read  (until 31.7.2021) 
School of Science Dr Brian Winn (until 31.7.2022)
Member nominated by Students Union Ana-Maria Bilciu (Education Executive Officer) (until 31.7.2022)

TENURE OF OFFICE - 

The Chair shall remain in office for not more than two terms, each being three years. Nominated members shall remain in office for not more than three years, except in the event of being appointed to the Chair when his/her period of office may be extended for up to a further two terms and nine years in total.

The five School representatives will serve for three years and will be rotated to ensure membership from all nine Schools is staggered over time. The three co-opted members will be selected through Chairs’ action and provide strength in succession planning of full members. 

Composition and membership 2018/19

2018/19

PositionMember 
Chair - elected by Senate Dr Rebecca Higginson  (until 31.7.2019)
Secretary Gary Rackstraw  
Five members appointed by selected Schools, one member per School plus up to three co-opted members
School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering Dr Ashraf El-Hamalawi (until 31.7.2020)
Loughborough Design School Dr Diane Gyi (until 31.7.2020)
School of Business and Economics Dr Karligash Glass (until 31.7.2019)
School of Social Sciences Dr Thomas Thurnell-Read  (until 31.7.2021) 
School of Science Dr Brian Winn (until 31.7.2022)
Member nominated by Students Union Jasmine Jeffries (Media Executive Officer) (until 31.7.2019)

TENURE OF OFFICE - 

The Chair shall remain in office for not more than two terms, each being three years. Nominated members shall remain in office for not more than three years, except in the event of being appointed to the Chair when his/her period of office may be extended for up to a further two terms and nine years in total.

The five School representatives will serve for three years and will be rotated to ensure membership from all nine Schools is staggered over time. The three co-opted members will be selected through Chairs’ action and provide strength in succession planning of full members. 

Composition and membership 2017/18

2017/18

PositionMember 
Chair - elected by Senate Dr Rebecca Higginson  (until 31.7.2019)
Secretary Gary Rackstraw  
Five members appointed by selected Schools, one member per School
Vacancy    
School of Science Dr Alexander Balanov (until 31.7.2018)
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences Ruth Casey (until 31.7.2018)
School of Business and Economics Dr Karligash Glass (until 31.7.2019)
Vacancy    
Member nominated by Students Union Anna Milewska (VP Action) (until 31.7.2018)

TENURE OF OFFICE - 

The Chair shall remain in office for not more than two terms, each being three years. Nominated members shall remain in office for not more than three years, except in the event of being appointed to the Chair when his/her period of office may be extended for up to a further two terms and nine years in total.

The five School representatives will serve for three years and will be rotated to ensure membership from all nine Schools is staggered over time. The three co-opted members will be selected through Chairs’ action and provide strength in succession planning of full members.