THE Awards 2012 shortlist

September 6, 2012

Universities and their staff continue to be tested by the financial and political climate. But as ever, they continue to rise to every challenge. Our shortlist for the Times Higher Education Awards 2012 singles out those who uphold, and exceed, the standard of excellence. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on 29 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London. For full details, including information on how to book tickets, visit http://www.the-awards.co.uk.

Shortlist 2012

Excellence and Innovation in the Arts

Anglia Ruskin University

De Montfort University

Edge Hill University

Northumbria University

Queen Mary, University of London

University of Salford

Widening Participation Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by UNITE

London South Bank University

Queen Mary, University of London

Regent's College London

Swansea University

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of York

Most Improved Student Experience

Sponsored by Campus Living Villages

University of Chester

Imperial College London

University of Lincoln

Queen's University Belfast

University of Roehampton

York St John University

Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development

University of Bath

University of Cambridge

Heriot-Watt University

Newcastle University

Northumbria University

Universities Human Resources (UHR)

Outstanding Employer Engagement Initiative

Sponsored by Communications Management

Bournemouth University

University of Cumbria

University of Essex

University of Lincoln

The Open University

University of Sunderland

Research Project of the Year

University of Bath

Cardiff University

De Montfort University

London School of Economics and Political Science

Queen Mary, University of London

University College London

Business School of the Year

Brunel Business School, Brunel University

Cass Business School, City University London

University of Exeter Business School

Lancaster University Management School

Manchester Business School, University of Manchester

Plymouth Business School, Plymouth University

Most Innovative Teacher of the Year

Sponsored by Higher Education Academy

Mark Brandon, The Open University

Aristotle Kallis, Lancaster University

Carl Senior, Aston University

David Smith, University of York

Matthew Smith, Birmingham City University

Paul Tracey, University of Salford

Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Development

Sponsored by Berkeley First

Cardiff Metropolitan University

University of Central Lancashire

University of East London

Middlesex University

University of Nottingham

University of Southampton

Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community

British School of Osteopathy

Dementia Services Development Centre

University of Greenwich

Northumbria University

University of Strathclyde

Southampton Solent University

Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology

Bournemouth University

Durham University

University of Glasgow

University of Greenwich

University of Leicester

University of Reading

Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers

University of Edinburgh

Imperial College London

King's College London

University of Strathclyde

University College London

University of York

The Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by Communications Management

There is no shortlist in this category. The winner, chosen by Times Higher Education's editorial board, will be announced at the awards ceremony

Outstanding Support for Students

Brunel University

University of Glamorgan

Harper Adams University College

University of Kent

Queen's University Belfast

Robert Gordon University

Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year

University of Central Lancashire

University of Huddersfield

Loughborough University

University of Manchester

University of Southampton

University of Warwick

International Collaboration of the Year

De Montfort University

University of Dundee

University of Nottingham

University of Salford

University College Plymouth St Mark & St John

University of Westminster

Entrepreneurial University of the Year

Sponsored by NCEE

University of East Anglia

University of Edinburgh

University of Huddersfield

University of Northampton

Plymouth University

University of Strathclyde

University of the Year

Sponsored by Santander Universities

Brunel University

University of Exeter

University of Nottingham

Plymouth University

University of Strathclyde

University of Sunderland

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