We are delighted to announce the call for nominations for the Maynooth University Teaching Awards 2020-21. The awards have been introduced to foster, recognize, and reward excellence in teaching activity which has led to particularly enriching and worthwhile learning for students. These awards aim to acknowledge the efforts of outstanding individuals or teams that contribute to excellence and innovation in teaching and learning across the university and enhance student learning.
University staff (full time and part time) who are engaged in teaching are eligible for nomination for this award.  Nominees must be engaged in teaching in the University in the academic year in which they are nominated. 
Staff may be nominated for the Teaching Award by current students, recent graduates, or by colleagues in the University. Nomination is via the Maynooth University Teaching Awards Nomination Form 2020-21 submitted to the Chair of the Teaching Awards Committee at teachingawards@mu.ie  before 29th January 2021. A nomination can be made for an individual or a team (but normally not for a whole Department).  An explanatory document providing further information on the process, eligibility, and selection guidelines for the award can be found here  MU Teaching Award Guidelines .
For additional queries, please contact teachingawards@mu.ie.
The closing date/time for the submission of completed nomination forms is 17:00, Friday 29th January 2021.