Students Staff

12 June 2018

Everyone’s a winner

Filed under: News — Heather Leathley @ 9.47 am

Congratulations to all the winners of the Students’ Union Southend Awards who were presented with their certificates at a special party in the SU Lounge. The annual awards recognise the fantastic work of our students and staff by acknowledging and celebrating all those  who have gone the extra mile to help Southend Students’ Union become the thriving organisation it is today with the nominations put forward by the students.

VP Southend Ernest Nyarko said: ” This was our third annual awards.  It’s a great opportunity to recognise the amazing contributions that students and staff make to our wonderful university community.”

You can find more photos on the SU Southend Facebook page

The winners are as follows:-

SU Permanent staff – Kirsty Matthew

SU student staff – Kalina Katsarska

Best University Support staff – Rebecca Johnson

Friend of Southend SU – Aideen Sadler

BUCS Men’s Football Awards

BUCS Manager’s Player  – Luke Skippins

Players’ Player – Nicholas Lutterodt

Newcomer –  Mohamed Mussa

Just Player of the Year – Charlotte Yates

Society of the Year – Nursing Society

Society Event of the year – Coloured Theatre

SU Ambassador – Paidomoyo Chitate

Course Reps Awards

Health and Social Care – Cheyne Truman

Essex Business School  –  Kalina  Katsarska

East 15 – Anna Mills

Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies – Robin Tinashe Mavundukure

Course Rep Certificates

Gold: Cheyne Truman, Kalina Katsarska

Silver: Ifra Qureshi, Anna Mills, Sam Poole

Bronze: Rahima Begum, Sophie Davies, Kabo Muyaluka, Codie Yau, Mikaela Rudell, Kassie Jones




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6 June 2018

Enter our data analysis competition for your chance to win £200

Filed under: Colchester, News, Southend — Communications Office @ 11.36 am

UKDA logoHave you used data for secondary analysis in your final year project or dissertation at Essex? We’re offering a prize for your research!

We’re looking for research that highlights social and economic issues and also showcases an interesting re-use of quantitative or qualitative data, available through the UK Data Archive.

The Essex Secondary Data Analysis Award is open to each level of study including undergraduate, Masters and PhD. A panel of lecturers and researchers across the Faculty of Social Sciences will judge the entries.

The winning candidate from each level of study will receive a prize of £200 in Amazon vouchers. Through the UK Data Archive at Essex, the winners will also get to showcase their quantitative and qualitative skills to the wider academic community, plus potential employers such as The Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research UK.

The winning entries and their key findings will be publicised in Essex Weekly and on the Essex website (if the winning students and their supervisors give permission).

How to enter

You’ll need to  submit an executive summary (two A4 pages maximum) outlining your research question, data used, methodology, results and example of your evidence such as table, graph or excerpt from interview transcript of your course work to the UK Data Archive.

Before you submit, please check for completeness and clarity of any graphs and illustrations, and accurate data citation

The deadline is 16 September 2018

We’ll contact shortlisted candidates by the end of September, and ask you to submit an electronic copy of your full work. Then we’ll announce the winners in October.

Terms and Conditions

The competition is open to any Essex students who have used quantitative or qualitative data available through the UK Data Archive in their research. This can include mixed methods approaches if one of the data sources is available from the UK Data Archive. Work submitted that does not use data from the UK Data Archive will be disqualified.

This competition is open to any undergraduate, Masters or PhD student enrolled at the University of Essex in any discipline for third year projects or dissertations on social and economic issues. Essex alumni or staff currently working at Essex who submitted dissertations in the last two years can enter. Entries can be submitted either by individuals or by department and schools.

By entering the competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. The UK Data Archive reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.

For further details please contact the UK Data Archive.

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