Date: 28 June 2011
Dr Willem Hollmann from the Department of Linguistics and English Language was presented with the Lancaster Teaching Award by the Pro-Chancellor Bryan Gray at the Summer Staff Party.
This is the first staff award where students are asked to nominate an inspirational teacher and they commented that his enthusiasm encourages them to study more about grammatical theory. One said: "He teaches in a way that makes a topic understandable, fun and inspiring."
Jonathan Culpeper was also specially commended for his teaching.
Associated staff: Jonathan Culpeper, Willem Hollmann
Associated departments and research centres: Linguistics and English Language