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Cambridge academic wins award

Dr Simon Learmount (right) receives his award Credit: University of Cambridge

A Cambridge academic has won a prestigious award for pioneering new methods of learning.

Dr Simon Learmount, Director of the Cambridge Executive MBA programme at the Judge Business School, has won the 2012 Cambridge Pilkington Teaching Prize.

Dr Learmount was recognised for his contributions to developing the MBA and Executive MBA programmes, as well as his teaching of Management Practice and Corporate Governance at the business school.

University's scholarship for would-be writers

A new postgraduate scholarship worth £5,000 has been launched at the University of East Anglia in Norwich.

The Onoto Creative Writing Scholarship will enable a student to study for the MA in Creative Writing at UEA.

The scholarship is open to all applicants to the Prose Fiction and Poetry strands of the MA, whose writing demonstrates a commitment to environmental themes.

The first scholarship will be awarded in September 2013.


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