Celebrating our winning Student Midwife of the Year and a finalist in the Study UK Alumni Awards


A round-up of successes across the university where students, staff and alumni continue to make us #ProudtobeGre.

Congratulations to:

  • 2nd year Midwifery student Verity Lancaster, who won Student Midwife of the Year at the British Journal of Midwifery Awards. Verity was nominated by the the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust.
  • Final year Marketing student Shannon Barrow, who has been nominated for the CN Agency Rising Star Award. The awards take place on 21 March, so we wish her good luck from everyone at Greenwich.
  • Our Alumni team and all of this year's Greenwich Portraits for a successful launch of the Greenwich Portraits exhibition. This year's portraits include a lunar pioneer, the Bishop of Newcastle and an award winning author. The exhibition is open until 15 March in the Stephen Lawrence Gallery at Stockwell Street, and you can see this year's portraits on the Alumni site.


  • Professor Adrian Dobbs, who has been appointed Deputy Director of the University Alliance Doctoral Training Alliance.
  • Our five new Senior Fellows and one new Fellow of the HEA Academy. The appointments were made as part of our HEA accredited GOLD scheme 2018-2021.
  • Adeola Solanke, one of our Creative Writing lecturers whose work is included in the forthcoming literary anthology, Daughters of Africa. The anthology is being launched at WOW at the South Bank on 9 March as part of International Woman's Day 2019. Good luck from all of us at Greenwich!

Well done to:

  • Anne Stuart, Chair of the Bergman Osterberg Union featured on a segment of BBC Two's popular Great British Railway Journeys last week. Anne spoke about Madame Martina Bergman Osterberg, the founder of Dartford College of Education, one of the university's predecessors.
  • Ahmed Somaida, an alumni of the university who was a finalist in the Social Impact category of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2019 in Egypt. The Social Impact award acknowledges alumni who have made an exceptional contribution to creating positive social change.


  • The secondary school children whose work was displayed at our recent Step Into our Reality exhibition in the Heritage Gallery. The exhibition was featured on London Live.
  • Dr. Branwen Bingle, whose fundraising quiz raised £411 for Mind, the mental health charity. Branwen is still fundraising and you can donate to her campaign here.
  • Dr. Josh Davis and his work with the City of London Police Museum, which so far has resulted in over 10 thousand responses to Josh's super-recogniser test.
  • Dr. Julia Mundy's research into workload models has been featured in a Times Higher Education article.
  • Professor Sian Moore, who spoke at an event to mark 150 years of the Trade Union Congress, as well as jointly authoring an article with other members of the Business School on the same topic.

Sian moore

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