26 May 2017
Loughborough technicians shortlisted for Papin Prizes
A number of Loughborough technicians have been shortlisted for the 2017 Papin Prizes, which recognise the skills, talent and experience of technicians who have demonstrated excellence in their field across the UK and Ireland.
Nominees have been selected from a broad range of universities, with awards issued in a number of categories including outreach, research, infrastructure and teaching.
The Loughborough finalists are:
- Richard Harland, Laboratory Manager in the Department of Geography, nominated in the Infrastructure category
- Callum Crane, Technician in the Department of Chemistry, nominated in the Outreach category
- Phil Sutton, Technical Tutor in the Department of Physics, nominated in the Research category
- Textiles Technical Team, School of Arts, English and Drama, nominated in the Technical Team category
Winners will be announced at the Higher Education Technicians Summit (HETS) 2017 at the University of Warwick on 31 May.
The event is hosted by the Midlands Innovation Universities (Aston, Birmingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Warwick) in partnership with the Science Council and is dedicated to promoting a professional identity for technical staff in UK and Ireland higher education.