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Excellence with Impact

The current competition runs from 2013 to 2015

Winner and runners-up of the competition will be announced in March 2016 (TBC)

Summary

The Excellence with Impact competition aims to recognise institutions that can develop and successfully deliver a vision for maximising impact, alongside a relevant institution-wide culture change.

The winning organisation will receive an award of £0.5M and there will be a further £0.5M available to be awarded at judges' discretion to highly commended runners up.

Aims

"These awards recognise the impact of bioscience both on the economy and society, through driving innovation, training highly-skilled people, improving businesses and public services and attracting foreign investment."

Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts

Eligibility

The competition is open to:

How to apply

The call for competition entrants is now closed.

There is a two-stage application process. See the call text and guidance below for full information about how to enter.

Application downloads

Call text (PDF 84KB)

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Guidance notes (PDF 222KB)

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Expression of interest form (DOCX 158KB)

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Vision form (DOCX 164KB)

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Frequently asked questions (PDF 85KB)

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Additional FAQs (revised 8 May 2013) (PDF 271KB)

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Eligible institutions (PDF 90KB)

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Terms and conditions (PDF 92KB)

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Application timeline

Expression of interest deadline 31 January 2013
Vision deadline 31 May 2013
Mid-term review 1 December 2014 TBC
Final report 1 December 2015 TBC
Panel meeting 2016 TBC
Excellence with Impact award event March 2016 TBC

Previous participants and departments (2008-2011)

The first Excellence with Impact competition had a different format and ran from 2008-2011.

School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham (PDF 1.20MB)

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School of Biosciences - Cardiff University (PDF 569KB)

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College of Life Sciences - University of Dundee (PDF 373KB)

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School of Biosciences - University of Exeter (PDF 623KB)

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IBERS - Aberystwyth University (PDF 512KB)

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Africa College - University of Leeds (PDF 540KB)

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School of Biological Sciences - University of Liverpool (PDF 1022KB)

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Faculty of Life Sciences - The University of Manchester (PDF 440KB)

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Faculty of Medicine - University of Southampton (PDF 561KB)

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Institute for Ageing and Health - Newcastle University (PDF 509KB)

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School of Biosciences - The University of Nottingham (PDF 579KB)

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Royal Veterinary College (PDF 598KB)

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Neuroscience Group - University of Southampton (PDF 868KB)

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Institute of Aquaculture - University of Stirling (PDF 796KB)

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School of Biological Sciences - University of East Anglia (PDF 604KB)

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Department of Biological Sciences - The University of Warwick (PDF 583KB)

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Department of Biology - The University of York (PDF 579KB)

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