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Find out below what is happening in the School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences

British Pharmacological Society Rang Prize

Huge Congratulations to Dr Sarah Judge who has been awarded The British Pharmacological Society Rang Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching.

2023 prize and award winners announced | British Pharmacological Society (

Vice-Chancellors Education Excellence Award

Congratulations to Dr Carys Watts who has been awarded the 2023 Vice-Chancellors Education Excellence Award - a fantastic achievement!

British Dietetic Association Student Champion of the Year

Jacob Hamilton (2nd year Dietetics Student) won the British Dietetic Association Student Champion of the Year at the BDA Annual Awards.  This is the second year in a row that a Newcastle Dietetics student has won this award.  


Jacob is a Year 2 student on the MDiet programme at Newcastle University.  Since commencing University as a mature applicant, he has enthusiastically embraced his studies and the wider promotion of the nutrition and dietetic profession.  He has been a positive role model as a Peer Mentor, successfully guiding his mentees to win a cross-university ‘Sustainability Development Goals Challenge’, which also saw him being nominated, and winning, ‘Peer Mentor of the Year’.  Jacob is now voluntarily working to implement the groups ‘tailored video-based educational dietary initiative’ to promote sustainable development   He has been a student representative for his cohort, secretary for the staff:student liaison committee, and also promoted the profession through his role as a social media intern.  He has also been selected to sit on the NHS Multi-Professional Student Council.  His enthusiasm for nutrition and dietetics is evident in all he does, and he very much deserves this nomination for BDA Student Champion of the Year.