Teaching Awards Archive

UCC President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Past Winners

Award for Excellence in Teaching 2021/2022                                                                                                                              

  • Dr Bettie Higgs, Former VP for Learning & Teaching, and School of BEES (Lifetime Contribution)
  • Dr Dan O’Sullivan, School of Education (Lifetime Contribution)
  • Dragan Miladinovic, School of Languages, Literature & Cultures
  • Dr Gillian Murphy, School of Applied Psychology
  • Dr Edel Semple, School of English
  • Dr Lawrence Dooley, Management and Marketing, Dr Rosemary Murphy, Economics, Dr Susan Lyons, Careers Office, Kathy Bradley and Marnina Winkler, Skills Centre (BU2001 Module Team)
  • Dr Tadhg Nagle, Professor David Sammon and Gail Birkbeck, Business Information Systems (BU7007 Module Team)
  • Kerrie O’Grady, Aoife Sheehy, Niamh Sheehan, Bláthnaid Slaven, Noreen Loughman, Sinead Healy, Bríd Collins, Teresa O’Rourke, Ellie Sweeney, Helen O’Sullivan, Eimear Keohane, John Hastings, Shelly Mack, Miriam O Tuathaigh, Annemarie Norris, Caroline Booth, Olivia Wall, Trish O’Sullivan, Aaron Cole, Niamh Coveney, Sharon Smith, Christina Tobin, Paul Finnegan, Laura Jennings, Ursula Wedel and Marie Kelly, School of Clinical Therapies (Practice Education Team)
  • Dr Fiona Donson, Dr Samantha Morgan-Williams, and Alannah Humphreys, School of Law, (Traveller Equality & Justice Project Team)


Award for Excellence in Teaching 2020/2021                                                                                                                                    

  • Eugenia Bolado Colina, Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies
  • Dr Frank Crowley, Department of Economics
  • Dr Aoife Daly, School of Law
  • Dr Hannah Daly, School of Engineering
  • Dr Philip Hoevel, School of Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr Ger Mullally and Professor Kieran Keohane, Sociology, Dr Darren Reidy and Dr Maria Kirrane, Green Campus, Sandra Barry, Buildings and Estates, Professor Edmund Byrne and Dr Niall Dunphy, Process and Chemical Engineering, Denis Barrett, Cork Learning City, Dr Paul Bolger and Dr Alexandra Revez, ERI, Dr Áine Ryall, Dr Owen McIntyre, and Cara O’Mahony, Law, Dr Edward Lahiff, Food Business and Development, Dr Siobhan O’Sullivan and Professor Cathal O’Connell, Applied Social Studies, Dr Christie Godsmark, Epidemiology and Public Health, Dr John Barimo, CIRTL, Dr Ben Gearey, Archaeology, Dr Mary O’Shaughnessy and Dr Claire O’Neill, CUBS, Dr Fionn Rogan, MaREI, Professor Hannah Daly, Civil Engineering, Dr James Rohan, Tyndall National Institute, and Dr Martin le Tissier, MaREI, (UW0005 Sustainability Module Team)


Award for Excellence in Teaching 2019/2020                                                                                                                                    

  • Professor Louise Crowley, School of Law
  • Dr Gerard McGlacken, School of Chemistry
  • Dr Katharina Swirak, Department of Sociology and Criminology
  • Dr Sharon Lambert and Dr Angela Veale, School of Applied Psychology


Award for Excellence in Teaching 2018/2019                                                                                                                                    

  • Dr Maria Cahill, Law
  • Dr Paul Holloway, Dr Denis Linehan, Dr Therese Kenna, Ray O'Connor and Bernadette O'Mahony, Geography
  • Dr Eithne Hunt, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, Maeve Minihane and Paul Geeleher, UCC Plus+, Shane Horan, Career Services, and Eleanor Donoghue, Graduate Attributes Programme
  • Dr Alan Morrison, Dr Emanuel Popovici and Dr Colin Murphy, Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Dr Suzanne McCarthy, Pharmacy, Gillian Barrett and Dr Andrew Pope, CUBS and Peter Finnegan, Blackstone Launchpad


Award for Excellence in Teaching 2017/2018                                                                                                                                    

  • Professor George Shorten, School of Medicine (Lifetime Contribution)
  • Dr Donna Alexander of DAH/School of English
  • Dr James Cronin, Centre for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning & Adult Continuing Ed.
  • Dr Eoin Gorman, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
  • Dr Briony Supple, Centre for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning
  • Dr Máire Leane and Dr Fiachra Ó Súilleabháin, School of Applied Social Studies
  • Dr Aislinn Joy, School of Medicine, Elizabeth Barron, Mercy Hospital, Sophie Gahan, Instructional Design, Dr Margaret Bermingham, Dr Aoife Fleming, and Dr Laura Sahm, School of Pharmacy


 Award for Excellence in Teaching 2016/2017                                                                                                                                    

  • Dr Malgorzata Krasnodebska - D'Aughton, School of History
  • Dr Tim O’Sullivan, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Dr Jackelina Pando-Kelly, School of Medicine
  • Dr Jillian Rogers, School of Music & Theatre


 Award for Excellence in Teaching 2015/2016                                                                                                                                    

  • Dr Brian Bird, School of Medicine and Bons Secours Hospital, Cork
  • Dr Patrick Henn, Dr Irina Korotchikova, Simon D Smith and Sinead Riome, School of Medicine
  • Dr Kenneth Burns, Applied Social Studies, Dr Ruth Hally and Dr Catherine O’Mahony, CIRTL


Award for Excellence in Teaching 2014/2015                                                                                                                                    

  • Dr Robbie Butler, School of Economics
  • Dr Claire Murray and Dr Seán Ó Conaill, School of Law
  • Dr Seamus O’Mahony Department of Government
  • Dr Theresa Reidy, Department of Government



Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Professor Gavin Burnell, SEFS
  • Dr Fiona MacLeod, Medicine & Health
  • Dr Mary C Murphy, Business & Law
  • Dr Niall O’Leary, Microbiology & Environmental Research Institute
  • Professor Manfred Schewe, CACSSS


Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching

  • Dr Tom Andrews, Nursing and Midwifery, and Siobhan O’Connor, Business Information Systems
  • Dr Zelda Di Blasi, Applied Psychology
  • Dr David Fitzgerald, History
  • Dr JJ Keating, Dr Eileen O’Leary, School of Pharmacy, and Dr Tim O’Sullivan, Department of Chemistry
  • Dr Olive McCarthy and Bridget Carroll, Food Business and Development
  • Dr Pat Meere and Dr Eoin Lettice, Geology
  • Dr Liam Fanning, Medicine, Dr John O’Mullane, Computer Science, Dr David O’Sullivan, Applied Psychology and Kathleen O’Sullivan, Statistics
  • Dr Theresa Reidy and Fiona Buckley, Government and Politics
  • Professor Gavin Burnell, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences



Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Daniel Blackshields, Economics
  • Dr Kenneth Burns and Dr Caroline Shore, Applied Social Sciences
  • Clare O’Sullivan, Occupational Therapies


Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching

  • Daniel Blackshields, Economics
  • Dr Pádraig Cantillon- Murphy, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Dr Clodagh Harris, Government and Politics
  • Dr Helen Hynes, Dr Robert Gaffney, Theresa Power, Dr John McAdoo, and David Power, School of Medicine and ASSET Centre
  • Nicole Kennedy and Dr Robert Fourie, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Dr Franc Chamberlain, School of Music and Theatre, Nuala Walshe, School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Dr Bridget Maher, School of Medicine


Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Dr Louise Crowley, Law
  • Dr Fidelma White, Law
  • John Doran, Accounting
  • Dr Eithne Hunt, Occupational Science & Therapy
  • Linda Horgan, Occupational Science & Therapy


Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching

  • Dr Dylan Evans, Medicine, and Dr Catherine O’Mahony, Biochemistry
  • Claire Hayes, Dr Brendan Noonan, Dr Lynne Marsh, Anthony Archer, Sinéad O’Brien, Samantha McGlue, Nuala Walsh, Nursing and Midwifery
  • Dr Martina Kelly, Professor Deirdre Bennett, Dr Aishlinn Joy, Dr Brad Noel, Claire O’Brien, Clare O’Leary, Dr Gabriella Rizzo, Michelle Reardon, and Dr Siun O’Flynn, General Practice



Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Dr John Considine, Economics
  • Dr John Fitzpatrick, Process and Chemical Engineering
  • Dr Helen Lynch, Occupational Therapy
  • Dr Áine Ryall, Law
  • Dr Noel Woods, Centre for Policy Studies


Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching

  • Dr Zelda Di Blasi and Anna O’Reilly Trace, Applied Psychology
  • Bill Emerson, Fergal Carton and Karen Neville, Business Information Systems
  • Dr Brendan McElroy and Seamus Coffey, Economics
  • Dr Jacinta McKeon, Education
  • Dr Kathleen Quane and Dr Kieran McDermott, Anatomy
  • Dr Áine Ryall, Law
  • Dr Andy Wheeler, Geology



Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Dr Finbarr Allen, Restorative Dentistry
  • Dr Edel Barnes, Accounting & Finance
  • Dr Alan Collins, Food Business and Development
  • Dr Alan Kelly, Food and Nutritional Sciences
  • Dr Andrew King, English
  • Frank Martin, Law
  • Dr Eibhear Walshe, English


Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching

  • Dr Kevin Cronin, Process Engineering
  • Dr Alan Kelly, Food and Nutritional Sciences
  • Dr Dara Fitzpatrick, Chemistry
  • Dr Kieran Mulchrone, Applied Mathematics
  • Dr Pat Meere, Geology
  • Dr James Cronin, Dr Jennifer O'Reilly, Professor Fiona Kearney, and Dr Simon Knowles, History of Art Adult Continuing Education
  • Dr John Fitzpatrick and Dr Edmond Byrne, Process Engineering
  • Dr Frank van Pelt, Dr Ashley Allshire and Dr Orla Barry, Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Dr Bettie Higgs and Dr Marian McCarthy, Geology Education
  • Dr Bridget Carroll and Dr Olive McCarthy, Food Business and Development


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