Chemistry teacher wins prestigious University prize

Warminski_EdA teacher in Chemistry has been given one of the University of Sheffield’s biggest honours.

Dr Ed Warminski has earned a Senate Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. He is one of six members of staff this academic year to be given a Senate Award for Sustained Excellence.

The awards are given to staff who have made a significant contribution to the University community. They are a mark of sustained development and
innovation across a range of activities.

Dr Warminski first worked at the University as a research assistant in the 1980s, later completing his MPhil and PhD here.

He became the Department of Chemistry’s first ever Teaching Assistant immediately after his PhD, and is now a University Teacher and Head of Undergraduate Laboratories in Chemistry.

As an example of his innovative teaching practices, Dr Warminski records all his lectures for the University’s media streaming service, uPlayer, and makes videos that talk students through different chemistry problems.

Find out more about Dr Warminski – visit his staff page

Senate Awards for Excellence in Learning and Teaching