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Dr Thomas Thurnell-Read wins award at Loughborough Academic Awards

Dr Thomas Thurnell-Read, Lecturer in Cultural Sociology and Programme Director for Social and Policy Studies, has proudly won the ‘Extra Mile’ award at the Loughborough Academic Awards, held on Thursday 16th May by the Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU).

The ‘Extra Mile’ award was created to recognise members of staff that really go that extra mile to make the academic experience, and overall student experience, enhanced whilst at Loughborough.

Students who nominated Dr Thurnell-Read commented on his ‘incredibly approachable attitude’ and ‘constant advice and support whenever it was needed’ whilst praising him for his ‘dedication to ensuring each of his students has sufficient support, personally getting to know each and every one of us and building our confidence’.

He is pictured here with his award alongside the Pro-Vice Chancellor of (Teaching), Professor Rachel Thomson.