Region 8 recognises outstanding contributions to construction education through the provision of a series of annual prizes in the following categories:
- Teaching Excellence
- Outstanding Educator
- Outstanding Researcher
The prize(s) are bestowed at the ASC International Conference and the process for nominations is outlined below.
Please note that the final deadline for nominations is the last day of February, which for 2017 nominations is Tuesday, February 28th.
Roll of Honour
- Teaching Excellence Award: Professor Lloyd Scott, Dublin Institute of Technology
- Teaching Excellence Award: Angela Kilby, Birmingham City University
- Outstanding Educator: Professor Lloyd Scott, Dublin Institute of Technology
- Teaching Excellence Award: Edward (Eamonn) Kirke, Liverpool John Moores University
- Outstanding Educator: Sonya Meekel, Dublin Institute of Technology
The Associated Schools of Construction Teaching Excellence Award is made annually to recognize a staff member’s contribution to construction education, excellence in teaching, service to the Associated Schools of Construction and dedication to the construction profession.
The Outstanding Educator Award reflects similar expectations of excellence and commitment in service and output, but at a more senior and national or international level.
Finally, the Outstanding Researcher Award recognizes quality of research and contribution to the dissemination of scholarly work within the ASC community, alongside service to the Association.
Teaching Excellence: Any current member of academic staff with a minimum of two years teaching experience from an ASC member school, and who has provided service to the ASC at the regional level.
Outstanding Educator: Any current member of academic staff with a minimum of seven years teaching experience from an ASC member school, and who has provided service to the ASC beyond the regional level, through involvement in ASC Committees, IJCER, Proceedings, Conference reviewer, etc.
Outstanding Researcher: Any current member of academic staff with a minimum of seven years of quality research within an ASC member school, and who has provided service to the ASC through involvement in the Research Committee, IJCER, Conference Proceedings, etc.
Applications and nominations
A nomination may be made by students, colleagues, him/herself or any other person familiar with the nominee’s qualifications.
Every member school can submit applicants per the requirements above. A decision will be made at a scheduled regional meeting regarding which nomination(s) to advance.
The nomination forms with associated requirements can be downloaded below: